The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is used to assess the level of consciousness after a person has suffered from a brain injury. It uses a system of scoring based on responses to certain stimuli and has proven highly useful to medical professionals since 1974. Nurse.org offers the following information on the GCS and how it’s used.
Families all over Orange County will be preparing lavish meals for loved ones throughout the holiday season. While these celebrations are certainly joyful, home chefs must also take the proper steps to prevent serious injury befalling themselves or others in the kitchen. Fortunately, the following safety tips will help create a safe and secure environment in your home during this holiday season.
Losing a loved one is never easy. If someone you love lost their life due to another person's negligent actions, the grieving process can be that much harder. Psychology Today offers the following advice in this case, which can help you make sense of a sudden tragedy the best you can.
It can be very hard for people to accept that they have lost a loved one and sometimes, no amount of money can make up for the loss. However, for some people it might be even more difficult, such as those who lost a parent, sibling, child, or another family member in a workplace accident. Not only do workplace accidents raise a number of hardships and questions, but some people have a hard time accepting that a preventable accident was responsible for the passing of their loved one.
Now that summer is here, many people all over California are taking to the open water to spend some much needed quality time on their boats. While boating can be a fun recreational activity, it can also prove dangerous and even deadly under certain circumstances. In this case, keeping yourself and any passengers along for the ride secure requires adherence to essential boating safety tips.
With summer quickly approaching, numerous social gatherings are likely to occur at your home and the homes of others. To this end, families in California must make fire a safety a top priority. Failure to do so will not only endanger lives, it can also result in massive amounts of property damage and exorbitant repair costs.
For families in Orange County, summer is the ideal time to relax poolside. However, swimming pool safety is an essential concern, especially for those families with small children who face a significant drowning risk without the proper instruction. Accordingly, the following tips can help keep everyone safe when enjoying the beautiful summer weather.
If your spouse died as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be considering filing a loss of consortium claim in California. Having the right information is crucial in this case, as these types of claims can be highly confusing to those lacking the pertinent legal knowledge.
Gas leaks can pose a serious threat to families all over California. As a result, it’s imperative that you know the proper methods for detecting a gas leak to ensure you and your family remain safe. Certain sights, sounds and smells can give a clear indication of danger, and failing to recognize the common signs could end in tragedy if you don’t act accordingly.
Constructions workers in Orange County face a wide range of potentially fatal workplace risks on a daily basis. In fact, the construction industry is particularly dangerous to workers, as illustrated by recent fatality statistics.