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Best care with Bestmed: Broken Bones

Heard a snap? Sticks and stones and runs and jumps could break bones, but local medical expert, Dr Enrico, knows how to help. Take a couple of minutes as he talk through how best to care for broken bones.

Best Care with Bestmed: Pain & Fever

Getting hot? Dealing with Pain & Fever. An infant or tot in pain and with a fever is enough to leave any parent frustrated or feeling helpless. Dr Kevanya Coopoo takes the heat out of dealing with pain and fever in little ones.

Best care with Bestmed: Staying Choke

Dr Enrico Maraschin guides us through how best to create a choke-safe environment at home. With his advice and demonstrations, we can teach our little ones how to indicate they are choking and how we can help them.

Best care with Bestmed: Water Safety

Make a splash and stay water safe. Splishing and splashing about should be fun and it must always be safe. Identify “danger zones” like birdbaths, toilets and buckets of water.

Best care with Bestmed: Addressing Wounds

Wounds need care and attention, especially when little ones are involved. Dr Coopoo unpacks the different wounds and how best to care for them.

Taking the itch and irritation out of allergies

Is it a mozzie bite, just an itch or a change of season? Perhaps it’s more than a constant runny nose or itchy eyes? With insights from Dr Coopoo, allergies are a little less daunting.

Prepped for every ouchie: First aid

Best Care with Bestmed brings you useful local content from South African experts. In this quick mini-episode, we talk about all things first aid and what you need for ouchies and scratches in the event of an emergency.

Best care with Bestmed: CPR

Know your ABCs of CPR. You and your family need to know the basics of CPR. It could save a life. Medical expert, Dr Coopoo talks us through the SSS and ABC’s of CPR with some demonstrations to guide you along.

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