"Water? Check. Gear? Check. Food? Check. First aid kit? Maybe?” Sound familiar? It shouldn't. Accidents happen, and packing the tools needed to initially treat your group’s spills and illnesses can help prevent a minor boo-boo from turning bad. Below we’ve spelled out the basics to staying in the game this summer and beyond.
Basic first aid is the initial process of assessing and addressing the needs of someone who has been injured or is in physiological distress due to choking, a heart attack, allergic reactions, or other medical emergencies. Basic first aid allows one to quickly determine a person's physical condition and the correct course of treatment even it we are only dealing with a small cut.