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Friday
Mar062009

Review of NURU Emergency First Aid Card Deck, With Giveaway Contest

Recently I was asked if I could review a deck of Emergency First Aid cards that are sold by NURU.

The deck overall is full of useful information that you would need in order to help someone during a medical emergency. I also give my personal thumbs up for a job well done in getting all of the information needed onto just thirty cards, which I am certain was no easy task.

The information is easy to read, well thought out and and covers things like CPR reminders, Heart Attacks, Shock, Monitoring Vital Signs, and Working With EMS. As a former First Responder, the last one is my personal favorite that I wish would be taught in every school.

I must admit, I was a little skeptical at first in how good these cards would be, since stopping to read the cards during an emergency is not really productive. However, the first few cards cover this, and they recommend taking a first aid course, which I also recommend. They also suggest reading the cards while waiting in line, or on the bus and other such places. The cards make a great way to refresh the information, and take quick action.

If you do not have any first aid training these cards would best serve you if you read through them and perhaps refer to them if you must, but if you read through them, you should know enough to handle the situation until first responders arrive.

I recommend these cards to have on hand for reference during emergencies and to read at your leisure. At a cost of only $8.00 they are well worth the money and would make a great gift for someone you care about, or even a co-worker.

From the NURU Website:

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
* 30 ultra-thin cards, each fully illustrated
* Small, metal management ring to keep your cards together
* Unique serial code (to access your deck's content online)

Emergency first aid, now.
* CPR techniques
* Choking/drowning
* Burns and bleeding
* Heart and circulatory problems
* Poisoning
* Electric shock
* How to work with victims, bystanders, and EMS

Simple language. Simple illustrations.
Learn the vital, life-saving techniques you need, regardless of age or educational background. NURU's simple language and illustrations makes learning and retaining this knowledge easy for everyone.

Vital knowledge, NOW.
Because emergencies can happen at any time, we strongly encourage you to take advantage of the 3-5 minute breaks in your day (in the checkout line, on the bus, etc.) and get this knowledge IN YOUR BRAIN.

This item is currently available in NURU FastForm. Each card is printed on rich, full-color card stock, and is $8.00 DELIVERED to your door.

 

                                                      NOW FOR A CONTEST/GIVEAWAY:


Leave your Comments below and we will pick one person at random from the comments in this post and we will send you a new sealed deck of the NURU Emergency First Aid cards. Be sure to leave a valid email address when posting.

You must have your comments in before midnight 12:00 AM PST March 31, 2009 to be considered.

                                  Big Thank you to NURU for making this contest possible.

 

 

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Reader Comments (12)

Seems like a great product to throw in a first aid kit in your backpack when camping or hiking! A lot more compact than a book!

March 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLes Johnson

These look amazing. We work in the emergency preparedness business and these would be great to have in any emergency kit. It's nice to see a fair price as well.

March 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTracy

This Contest is now closed, winner to be selected and announced soon.

April 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKeith

I think this is PERFECT for our girls. We are working on first aid training as a troop and these cards would be great for everyone to have as a personal pocket reference as reminders. You should consider offering discounted prices to scout groups for this purpose. At a price of $8 per deck, when you have 15 girls that expense really adds up quickly.

February 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGirl scout leader

These cards really are an excellent way to have first aid tips handy. Personally I think they are well priced, but perhaps if you contact them directly mention you found them here on Disaster Preparedness Blog you can get a discount.

Can't guarantee that you will get one but it does not hurt to ask them directly. Unfortunately I cannot help you directly in that area.

February 12, 2010 | Registered CommenterKeith Erwood

These cards really are an excellent way to have first aid tips handy.The concept off cards is looking great.

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January 27, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterfirstaidcourseonline
Blog is really an wonderful way to have first aid tips handy. I think kits are well priced, but perhaps if you contact them directly you can get a discount as well.
April 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFirst Aid supplies
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April 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFirst Aid Kits
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November 11, 2011 | Unregistered Commentertliyjq tliyjq
What happened to this company? I wanted to get a set of these cards and can't find a place to order them.
January 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSnowed-in
It appears they are no longer in business.
January 12, 2012 | Registered CommenterKeith Erwood

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