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  1. There are many automated external defibrillator (AED) and AED cabinets to choose from. This blog has been produced to highlight the requirements for purchasing and installing an outdoor AED cabinet. Fortunately, there is a growing demand for these cabinets and as a result there is continuous product development by manufacturers. If you are placing an AED outside, then it is vital to choose a suitable cabinet. This ensures that your

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  2. You may have seen over the past few weeks that scarlet fever is making a comeback. So before your child comes down with the terrible rash, it’s important to know what it is, how to spot it and when to get your child treated. What is scarlet fever? Scarlet fever is an infectious disease caused by bacteria known as Streptococcal bacteria, this bacterium is spread by exhaled breath, coughing and

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  3. Ticks are tiny insects which are related to scorpions, spiders and mites. They live in woodland, heathland, moorland and grassy areas. Ticks prefer to feed on blood and use animals as a hosts. They cannot fly or jump. Instead they climb up foliage and wait for passing animals or humans to catch their hooked front legs on. Once they have attached to a host they get blood by sucking and

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  4. Last week we spoke about acid attacks and this week we are going to talk about urinary tract infections (UTI). What is it? A urinary tract infections is an infection that develops in the lower urinary tract. Normally from bacteria that sits on our skin entering the urethra and bladder. This type of infections more common in females due to a short urethra. Types of infection: Infection of the bladder

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  5. In our last blog we spoke about diabetes and this week we are going to talk about acid attacks. Did you know that the UK has more acid attacks per person then anyware in the world? Thankfully B&Q and Tesco are leading the way and have signed a partition to prevent the sale of acid based products to customers under 18 years of age. Taking this into consideration MediTec Solutions has

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  6. Last week we spoke about febrile convulsions and this week we are going to talk about diabetes. Did you know that globally someone dies every 6 seconds from diabetes. Taking this into consideration MediTec Solutions has produced a post explaining what the condition is and how to help a diabetic whose life is in danger. What is it? Diabetes is a condition where someone is unable to adequately regulate their blood

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  7. Did you know that 2-5% of all children will have a febrile seizure by the time they are 6 years old? Febrile seizures are more common in babies and young children; normally because they are unwell and have an increasing body temperature. The speed at which the body temperature changes can act as a trigger for a febrile seizure/convulsion. Although very common, most children grow out of febrile convulsions by

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  8. Hypothermia – First Aid With the change in weather here MediTec Solutions has produced a guide for surviving the cold weather and protecting yourselves. As you may already know the young and very old are the most vulnerable at this time of year, however anyone can suffer from hypothermia. Hypothermia is a potentially life threatening condition that is a result of the body temperature dropping below 35 °C. Small children

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  9. Christmas – Party season – First Aid With Christmas fast approaching and the party season starting, it’s important that you know what to do when your friends have a few too many. Whilst you should make sure you have a fantastic evening filled full of small talk and bad music, you should enjoy your evening! Just keep in mind that you will need to see your colleagues on Monday. As

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  10. Our previous posts concentrated on the FREE Public Access Defibrillator courses that we have provided in the local area. We are very proud to say that we have provided over 400 adults and children with lifesaving skills within the Bridgend area with the help of our local first responders. This month we are going to concentrate more on our families and how you can support each other as a whole,

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