If you have a smartphone or a tablet, then you certainly know that when it comes to applications, there are thousands of them where you can choose from: some of them are just for fun, while others can turn out to be great life savers in extreme situations.
The first aid apps, for instance, can be of paramount importance if you or somebody near you needs help - easy to use, fast and efficient, these applications can make the difference between life and death. What's even better is that most of them are either free of charge or cost little over $1!
Here are the top 5 most useful first aid applications:
1. First Aid
Developed by American Red Cross, the First Aid application is certainly an app you want to have with you. Accidents happen all the time - when they do and there is no doctor nearby, it is essential to rely on something else for help and advice, and this is exactly what the First Aid application aims to do. Basically, this app offers easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and advice along with interactive, in-depth videos that will teach you the basics of first aid. The app is fully integrated with the 9-1-1 service and it offers handy safety tips for a wide array of first aid scenarios.
2 Pocket First Aid And CPR
Developed with the help of the American Heart Association, the Pocket First Aid And CPR is an updated, fully fitted application that contains the guidelines on CPR and emergency care, as provided by the well-known American Heart Association, which is known to be the largest and oldest voluntary health organization in the US. The app comes with tens of high-quality videos and pictures, along with advice, tips and hints on how to practice CPR on infants, children and adults.
GotoAid is a trustworthy first aid app that is aimed both at people and pets - otherwise stated, it contains comprehensive and useful advice on how to treat both humans and cats/dogs. GotoAid contains well-over 400 different first aid categories, along with video instructions and a comprehensive search function that allows you to search for the nearest hospital.
4. Emergency First Aid
This is another handy application that comes with tips on emergency first aid as well as a small yet comprehensive treatment guide, along with updated CPR guidelines. It comes with several handy features and functions that are designed for iPhone and iPad, and it can be accessed even when you don't have an Internet connection. The Emergency First Aid application involves safety tips that will benefit you in various cases: it teaches you what to do in case of anxiety attack, choking (adult, child and infant), CPR, bleeding, heart attack, asthma attack, nosebleeds and such.
5. Drops First Aid
The Drops First Aid is a well-designed and comprehensive application that can save your life in critical situations, as it comes with clear and easy to understand videos that teach you exactly what you need to do in case of emergency. You can purchase Drops First Aid for your iPhone for no more than $1.99.
Darren is a passionate blogger and works as a professional first aid instructor.