Save a life with your iPhone or iPod touch
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If you came upon someone who was injured or had suffered a medical
emergency, would you know how to react? In the midst of a crisis
situation, even citizens who have been trained in first aid sometimes
forget what they need to do to help save a life. Several iPhone apps are now available to give you a hand. PhoneAid , First Aid , and 1st Reponse: Emergency Kit
are all designed to be at your fingertips in the event of an emergency.
Although it might be difficult or impossible to read an iPhone screen
and perform CPR at the same time, the apps can help you or someone else
give instructions in a panic situation. Entanke's PhoneAid
(click opens iTunes) provides verbal prompts telling you how to perform
cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the Heimlich Maneuver on adults and
children. It also has a handy "First Aid A-Z" section covering medical
emergencies from bee stings to strokes. PhoneAid, shown at right, is
available in the App Store at no cost until October 26. After that
time, the price will be US$2.99.
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