The Doctors January 11, 2012
Today’s show was filled with life-saving tips that you can remember when an emergency arises. Follow the links below to learn more about each topic on today’s broadcast.
The Drs TV: Michael Jackson’s Anesthesia Overdose
Michael Jackson is the most famous victim of anesthesia overdose, but at least one person dies in the US each day from this preventable cause. A Georgia chiropractor has a new method for treating concussion patients. Plus, how to know if you’ve cut an artery.
The Doctors: How To Save Someone From Being Electrocuted
If you find someone being electrocuted, will you know what to do? Here’s how to intervene safely, without exposing yourself to the danger. And, how to help someone who falls through thin ice.
What Wild Plants Are Safe To Eat?
A California man was stranded at the bottom of a 300-foot deep ravine. He survived by drinking water and eating vegetation, but not everything you find is safe to eat. Learn what to look for and what to avoid with a universal test for edibility.
The Drs TV: Sepsis & Premature Labor
What is Sepsis, who is at risk, and what can be done about it? Learn why you need to know the warning signs of this fast acting, dangerous condition. Plus, tips for pregnant women who experience premature labor. Learn how to know when it’s time to go to the hospital.
The Drs: Coronary Calcium Scan
Sometimes the first indication of heart disease is death. If you have a family history or other risk factors, find out about the new test that could save your life.
The Doctors: Gel Pepper Spray
Self defense is important for college students and anyone can be a victim. Learn how to defend yourself and discover how using a new pepper spray can help the police track your attacker. Also, a common food that prevents oral cancer from spreading.