If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is just around the corner and this is the season to double-check for carbon monoxide leaks! Carbon monoxide poisoning is an illness caused by exposure to too much of this colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that can greatly diminish your ability to absorb [...]
For many this is the back-to-school season, but it takes only one hot, scorching day to remind us summer is far from over. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds parents and caregivers that child vehicular heatstroke can occur even on days with relatively mild 70 degrees F temperatures. Go to KidsAndCars to learn more [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UraLdB8VAQQ SAVING LIVES WITH GUS: Fireworks Safety With the 4th of July holiday week coming up, experts at Mayo Clinic are offering up some injury prevention tips on some of the most common reasons that send people to the emergency department this time of year. Consume alcohol in moderation. Imbibing too much alcohol can [...]
Recent upgrades at YouTube have resulted in issues with some older versions of Internet Explorer. If you are only seeing a black box in the player, click here or open in a different browser. SAVING LIVES WITH GUS: Fireworks Safety http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UraLdB8VAQQ This video series is designed to educate, entertain and deliver life-saving [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn8aRYrNvYU Do you know how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)? Raaj K. Ruparel, M.D., explains in this Saving Lives With Gus video from the Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center.
Signs and symptoms of frostbite include: A slightly painful, prickly or itching sensation Red, white, pale or grayish-yellow skin Hard or waxy-looking skin A cold or burning feeling Numbness Clumsiness due to joint and muscle stiffness Blistering, in severe cases Read more about symptoms and treatment. Watch this video designed to educate, entertain and [...]
Mayo Clinic today launched a new video series, Saving Lives With Gus, which is designed to educate, entertain and deliver life-saving tips with high-tech mannequins. The series will be made available to media outlets as well as straight to the public through social media channels. David Farley, M.D., who oversees [...]