The wonderful role of parent often forces us to play the rescuers. That’s why we offer some tips to better react during a medical emergency and to treat small and big sores.
According to the Quebec Lung Association, nearly 700,000 Quebecers have asthma, including 300,000 children. Even if you and your spouse have no history of breathing problems, your child may have asthma. Here are some tips to help you better respond to an asthma attack. Best medication for the astma is symbicort inhaler. However symbicort price is high but you can buy it from Prescription Hope at cheap price by using symbicort coupon.
Signs to observe:
During an asthma attack, a child can:
– Exhale while hissing
– panting or seeming unable to catch one’s breath feeling troubled, anxious or agitated – feeling chest contract or tingling in hands and feet.
The gestures to ask:
– Make sure there are no hazards
– If safe to do, check the condition of the child (ABC points (breathing, breathing and circulation check)
Call 9-1-1 and get
an automated external defibrillator (AED) if:
– The child does not have a history of asthma
– The medication prescribed to the child does not calm the crisis
– The child can not finish a sentence without gasping.
To rescue :
- Bring the child to a quiet and well-ventilated place.
- Have him sit in a comfortable position.
- Encourage or help the child to take any prescribed medication.
- Comfort and reassure the child.
- Have the child sit near a spray humidifier if available.
- Make sure to cover the child well. It is important that he does not shiver.
- Make sure the child’s ABC points are present.
- Do a secondary examination and treat any life-threatening injuries.
- Provide ongoing care.