A school emergency shouldn’t happen often, but it’s something for which you should prepare your child.
People having trouble breathing often show signs that they are having to work harder to breathe or are not getting enough oxygen, indicating respiratory distress.
Cuts and scrapes are everyday occurrences, and most can be safely treated at home. Knowing how to clean and care for a cut yourself and when to seek a doctor’s care can help reduce infection and speed healing.
At times, it can be difficult to know whether your symptoms are a medical emergency or not. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, these 12 symptoms require immediate medical attention. These do not represent every medical emergency.