First aid implies the life-saving attempts conducted by people present on-site with the equipment at hand. The term “Basic Life Support" (BLS) means to keep the airway patent without using any equipment other than simple airway materials or protective covers and to support the respiration and the circulation.
It is known that 4-5 million children lose their lives annually due to diarrhea, and the majority of cases are from developing countries. Diarrhea is a disease that is encountered most commonly in the 0-5 age group.
Emergency services are dynamic areas where not only tragic but also funny events often take place. Following my graduation from the Medical Faculty of Ankara University, I experienced numerous funny events within the five year period of my employment as an Assistant Attending Physician of Emergency Medicine in my hometown, Trabzon, between 1999 and 2004.