How can you help during emergency?
Emergencies can occur at any time without giving any time to prepare. Hence being prepared at all times is one way to deal with emergencies. The preparation list mainly includes the information of do’s and don’ts during an emergency, an immediate attention in the form of first aid and communication with the concerned experts.
Do It Yourself
The DIY Health brings some apps that can be smartly used during emergencies and can prove to be extremely helpful in saving lives as well. Some of the apps are:
First aid – This app can be used with android. This presents a list of conditions that can demand first aid, the effects of the condition and the necessary action that needs to be taken. It also provides information on what should not be done for a particular condition.
Pocket first aid & CPR – This app can be used for the iphone and it carries instructions based on the information given by American Heart Association. CPR, which stands for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation is performed during an emergency situation and if dealt properly, can save lives. The app is an information guide to many such emergencies including infant choking and CPR. This app presents with illustrations, images and recordings to explain what needs to be done during such a situation.
Emergency info – This app can be used with Blackberry where medical and emergency information can be stored and can be of help during an emergency. There is a provision to save medical information, drug history and also the details of emergency contact persons and medical experts.
Emergency dial – This app helps to get the contact information of emergency services anywhere while travelling. This is used with an android phone and its technology locates the neighboring emergency services in the area where you are located at that time.