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How Do I Perform an Air Assassination on a Poisoned NPC in "Assassins Creed 2?"

When you poison a non-player character (NPC) in "Assassin's Creed 2," the NPC staggers about and is unable to fight or walk properly. If you are quick on your feet, you can poison an NPC, then climb to a building above them to perform an air assassination, which involves leaping from a building or l

Treating Wounds With Salt Water

Why Salt Water?Salt water has long been considered a natural antiseptic and helps clean and sterilize open wounds. Although the famous expression "putting salt in the wound" has a negative connotation because salt tends to sting when placed in an open sore or cut, salt is beneficial in...

How to Give a Drowning Infant or Toddler CPR

CPR for infants and toddlers is similar to CPR for adults, but there are minor differences due to the size of the chest cavity and breathing rates. Infant CPR is for children ages 0 to 1 year. Child CPR is for children ages 1 to 8 years. For children over 8 years old, you can use adult CPR technique

How Transition Lenses Work

What Are Transition Lenses?Transition lenses give eyeglasses the ability to change their tint level and adjust to the light that is available. They were designed to protect the eyes from harmful UV radiation and can be considered sunblock for the eyes. UVA and UVB rays are blocked 100%...

Drug Overdose and Poisoning

Drugs, medications, and supplements all have a potential propensity for causing an overdose or poisoning. A drug overdose or poisoning can be intentional or unintentional, depending on the situation and the person. Other factors in drug overdose or poisoning are people's sensitivity to various d

How to Buy Proactiv Cleanser Only

The Proactiv System is the No. 1-selling acne system in the world. The system is a three-step process which includes a cleanser, toner and lotion. Sometimes one product will run out before another. Unfortunately, Proactiv sells the products as a set only. Thankfully, you can purchase Proactiv Clean

Blood Concentrations and Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Adapted from Gilman AG (2002). Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 10th ed., p. 1881. New York: McGraw - Hill. Numbers indicate the portion of blood saturated with carboxyhemoglobin (hemoglobin that has bonded with carbon monoxide instead of oxygen). ...

Heat Exhaustion Remedies

Heat exhaustion takes place when the body gets too hot and overheats. The part of the brain that controls hunger and thirst also regulates body temperature. This is called the hypothalamus. Sweating is typically the body's effort to cool itself. However, during extended periods of heat exposure,

ACLS & BCLS Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) training is in place to prepare healthcare providers to know what to do to help patients in emergencies. In addition, PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) specifically trains health workers how to treat children...

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Emergencies take many forms and can happen at any time. They happen unexpectedly or at least with very short notice such as with the case of tornado or tsunami warnings. Making an emergency preparedness checklist can help you and your family organize emergency supplies for your home and vehicles, in

How to Treat Friction Burn

When the skin rubs against something, a friction burn results. Some people have burns from skin rubbing against skin or clothing, but others experience painful "carpet burns" or "court burns" from bare skin skidding across a surface. Although painful, these often do not pose a danger to the patient