ARTICLES RELATING TO FIRST AID

Spiders and spider bites

2014-10-20 11:26

Do you know how to spot a dangerous spider? Learn how to protect your family.

First aid for serious sunburn

2014-10-15 09:02

Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result.

First aid for burns

2014-10-02 14:50

Would you know what to do if someone gets burnt? Maybe you should read on.

First aid for head injuries

2014-10-02 14:50

Head injury or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain.

Snake bites: what to do

2014-10-02 14:50

Globally there are a staggering number of snake bites each year. Here's how to prevent snake bites and what to do if someone gets bitten.

Boy dies while trying to escape a bee

2014-09-23 09:33

Boy loses footing in bee escape bid and plunges to his death.

Choking

2014-09-19 13:40

Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.

First aid for head injuries

2014-09-10 11:39

Head injury or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain.

Spinal cord injury

2014-09-10 11:38

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is always an emergency: it could lead to chronic pain, paralysis or death.

First aid for head injuries

2014-09-10 11:38

Head injury or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain.

Snake bites: what to do

2014-09-10 11:38

There are scores of snake bites around the globe each year. Here's how to prevent snake bites and what to do if someone gets bitten.

First aid for burns

2014-09-10 11:37

If you know what to do if someone is burnt, you may be able to limit injuries. Better still, learn how to prevent a tragedy from happening in the first place.

First aid for burns

2014-09-10 11:36

If you know what to do if someone is burnt, you may be able to limit injuries. Better still, learn how to prevent a tragedy from happening in the first place.

First aid for serious sunburn

2014-09-08 14:21

Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result.

Hypothermia: first aid

2014-09-08 14:20

Hypothermia, when the body's core temperature drops below 37°C, may result from prolonged exposure to cold conditions, especially in damp, wet or snowy weather.

First aid kit

2014-09-08 14:17

Every household should have a well stocked first aid kit. Keep one in your home and one in your car.

Hospital neglect causes brain damage in newborn

2014-09-08 09:13

Every person has crises at some stage of their lives. It is unavoidable, no matter how careful or how organised we are, that things will go wrong at some stage.

Chemical burns of the eye

2014-09-03 11:47

Chemicals that accidentally splash into the eye may rapidly harm its delicate surfaces and need prompt treatment.

Heimlich manoeuvre

2014-09-03 11:45

It's a classic life-saving technique, but only if it's done properly: here's exactly how to perform the Heimlich.

First aid kit

2014-09-03 11:41

Every household should have a well stocked first aid kit. Keep one in your home and one in your car.

First aid for head injuries

2014-08-26 16:08

Head injury or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain.

Chemical burns of the eye

2014-08-26 10:13

Chemicals that accidentally splash into the eye may rapidly harm its delicate surfaces and need prompt treatment.

First aid for head injuries

2014-08-26 10:12

Head injury or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain.

First aid for electric shock

2014-08-26 10:12

Electric current passing through the body can cause breathing to stop or the heart to stop breathing. Follow these emergency first aid procedures.

First aid for serious sunburn

2014-08-26 10:04

Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result.

 

Heimlich manoeuvre

2014-10-16 09:11

It's a classic life-saving technique, but only if it's done properly: here's exactly how to perform the Heimlich.

First aid for serious sunburn

2014-10-02 14:51

Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result.

Choking

2014-10-02 14:50

Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.

Spinal cord injury

2014-10-02 14:50

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is always an emergency: it could lead to chronic pain, paralysis or death.

Boy dies fleeing bee

2014-09-23 14:22

Boy loses footing in bee escape bid and plunges to his death.

Boy dies fleeing bee

2014-09-23 09:32

Boy loses footing in bee escape bid and plunges to his death.

Choking

2014-09-18 08:57

Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.

First aid for burns

2014-09-10 11:38

If you know what to do if someone is burnt, you may be able to limit injuries. Better still, learn how to prevent a tragedy from happening in the first place.

Choking

2014-09-10 11:38

Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.

Hypothermia: first aid

2014-09-10 11:38

Hypothermia, when the body's core temperature drops below 37°C, may result from prolonged exposure to cold conditions, especially in damp, wet or snowy weather.

First aid in the workplace

2014-09-10 11:37

Common workplace emergencies include heart disease, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy and trauma.

First aid kit

2014-09-10 11:37

Every household should have a well stocked first aid kit. Keep one in your home and one in your car.

Chemical burns of the eye

2014-09-08 14:23

Chemicals that accidentally splash into the eye may rapidly harm its delicate surfaces and need prompt treatment.

Heimlich manoeuvre

2014-09-08 14:21

It's a classic life-saving technique, but only if it's done properly: here's exactly how to perform the Heimlich.

First aid for electric shock

2014-09-08 14:19

Electric current passing through the body can cause breathing to stop or the heart to stop breathing. Follow these emergency first aid procedures.

10 first aid myths

2014-09-08 13:20

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

First aid in the workplace

2014-09-03 11:47

Common workplace emergencies include heart disease, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy and trauma.

First aid for serious sunburn

2014-09-03 11:46

Sunburn easily results in first-degree burns, especially in young children. In severe cases, secondary burns could result.

First aid for electric shock

2014-09-03 11:42

Electric current passing through the body can cause breathing to stop or the heart to stop breathing. Follow these emergency first aid procedures.

10 first aid myths

2014-09-03 11:40

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

Spinal cord injury

2014-08-26 15:53

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is always an emergency: it could lead to chronic pain, paralysis or death.

Choking

2014-08-26 10:12

Small children are most at risk for choking, when an object gets stuck in the airway.

Spinal cord injury

2014-08-26 10:12

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is always an emergency: it could lead to chronic pain, paralysis or death.

10 first aid myths

2014-08-26 10:06

There are lots of myths surrounding first aid and how to administer it. These 10 are some of the most common and dangerous.

Heimlich manoeuvre

2014-08-26 10:03

It's a classic life-saving technique, but only if it's done properly: here's exactly how to perform the Heimlich.

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