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Are There Alternatives to CPR?

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There is no doubt that CPR saves lives, but the method has been around since 1956 and not all cardiac arrest situations are the same, which means there have been attempts to improve on the tried and tested methods of CPR and some new methods developed to deal with specific circumstances.   In this article, we’ll be looking at some of these CPR alternatives. We are not suggesting you use any of them. Stick to the CPR techniques you have been trained to use and let the qualified EMS staff try the more complicated stuff. High-Frequency Chest Compressions High-frequency chest..

What Is a Business Administrative Assistant?

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Business administrative assistants perform vital clerical and administrative tasks that support individuals and organizations. In this article, we will be looking at what the responsibilities of a business administrative assistant are, what training is needed to become one, what the job market and pay are like for the role, and why now is an excellent time to consider training as one. What Are the Responsibilities of a Business Administrative Assistant? Business administrative assistants normally take on a range of clerical, administrative, and customer-facing responsibilities that can include:   Greeting visitors to the workplace and attending to them during their stay Answering..

How To Mentally Prepare For Going Back Into Education

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Going back into education after some time away from it can be a difficult thing to come to terms with. Ideally, you’ll want to be arriving on your first day bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, so, to help out, here are some easy to implement ways to mentally prepare for going back into education. Get Some Sleep The night before a nerve-wracking day, it can be easy to spend the whole night lying there with your eyes open, worrying about tomorrow.   While this is entirely understandable, it won’t get you anywhere. Instead, take a bath, listen to your favorite music or..

6 Proactive Methods You Can Use to Stay Healthy

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Staying healthy isn’t just about reacting to health issues when they crop up, it’s about being proactive and monitoring your health so you can preempt any issues in good time. In this article, we’ll be looking at simple, proactive methods you can use to keep yourself healthy. Diabetes Screening According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes is also over-represented in many communities of color such as American Indians, African Americans, and Latinos.   Having diabetes makes you more vulnerable to heart disease, strokes, nerve and kidney disease,..

Can VR Help Your Dental Practice?

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It might seem like an odd addition to the dental office, but VR technology in making an impact on how dental procedure is performed and perceived. In this article, we’ll be looking at the potential benefits VR could bring to your practice. Reducing Fear, Pain, and Anxiety During Patients’ Dental Visits Perception, and the human brain’s interpretation of it, is a powerful thing. Trials in the US have indicated that most people associate the common sights of the dental theater with significant levels of pain and stress.   Research into the behavior of children during pulp therapy of primary molars..