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First Aid & Emergencies

From falls to bug bites to CPR, learn what to do in an emergency and how to provide effective first aid. The emergency medicine specialists at Beth Israel Deaconess Urgent Care-Chestnut Hill offer insight on the latest treatments and how to prevent these problems before they even happen. 

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VIDEOS: First Aid & Emergencies
Video: What is Urgent Care?
What is Urgent Care?
Video: Ian's Trauma Story  Ian's Trauma Story: Grateful to Be Alive 
Video: The Dangers of Ticks
The Dangers of Ticks
Video: Prevent Falls and Improve Balance  Improving Balance and Preventing Falls 
Video: How Do UV Rays Affect the Skin? How UV Rays Affect the Skin

First Aid Basics

Tips to Stay SafeSafety First sign

Bugs and Ticks










Contact Information

Department of Emergency Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
West Campus
190 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215

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Quiz: First Aid & Emergencies

Do you know what to do in an emergency? Does your family have a first aid kit? Learn more about first aid and emergencies with this quiz from the American Red Cross. 

Test your knowledge

Beth Israel Deaconess
Urgent Care at Chestnut Hill

patient being treated at urgent care clinicIn our new, advanced urgent care center, we treat conditions that require immediate, but non-life threatening care, for anyone ages 2 years and up.

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