Learn Basic First Aid To Save A Life

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Performing basic first aid can save someone’s life .  Knowing how to address dangerous situations like choking, a heart attack, allergic reactions or other medical emergencies can be easy if you know what to do. Learning basic first aid can let you determine a person’s physical condition and the correct course of treatment. You should always seek professional medical help as soon as you are able, but following correct first aid procedures can be the difference between life and death.

Click here for examples of how to perform simple first aid that can save someone’s life.

Sign up for a first aid class.  Find one near where you live.

Print this chart for handy first aid reminders in your home: Realsimple.com