ARTICLES RELATING TO FIRST AID

Blue bottles and blue bottle stings

2015-01-26 13:31

Prevention and treatment of blue bottle stings.

First aid for burns

2015-01-15 09:06

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

18 tips on male bits!

2014-12-17 08:13

Top fertility tips for men (and something to make you laugh)

'Deadly' trampolines

2014-12-15 09:16

UK study claims half the ER visits from kids result from trampoline injuries.

Mom tries to comfort her kids as they burn to death

2014-12-12 11:09

Two boys die in mobile home fire while desperate mom tells them she loves them.

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 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.

 

Spiders and spider bites

2015-01-22 12:30

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

Heimlich manoeuvre

2014-12-30 09:21

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

Terrifying trampoline fails!

2014-12-15 09:20

UK study claims half the ER visits from kids result from trampoline injuries.

Mom comforts her kids as they burn to death

2014-12-12 11:10

Two boys die in mobile home fire while desperate mom tells them she loves them.

Snake bites: what to do

2014-12-03 09:27

With summer and the holidays upon us, we'll all be scrambling for some sun. But we're not alone; snakes also love the sun. Would you know what to do in the event of a snake bite?

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.

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.

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