Chain of survival

Chain of Survival

The Chain of Survival is a simple guide to show you the stages of CPR from activating the EMS to advanced medical intervention.

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RTC Safety

RTC Safety

Learn what you need to do to keep yourself safe at a road traffic collision or RTC when delivering first aid. We discuss the dangers that a damaged car can pose.

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Recovery Position

The recovery position is a simple technique to place a breathing unconscious patient on their side to keep them safe and their airway open.

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Using Gloves Safely

Using gloves safely is important when providing any type of first aid or medical treatment to keep yourself and the patient safe.

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The Jext

The Jext is a type of auto-injector used to treat anaphylaxis. Inside of the Jext is a medicine which is called adrenaline. Adrenaline acts quickly to control the symptoms of anaphylaxis. It narrows the blood vessels so that blood pressure can start to return to normal and also relaxes the lungs and throat so you […]

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The Emerade

The Emerade is a type of auto-injector used to treat anaphylaxis. Inside of the Emerade is a medicine which is called adrenaline. Adrenaline acts quickly to control the symptoms of anaphylaxis. It narrows the blood vessels so that blood pressure can start to return to normal and also relaxes the lungs and throat so you […]

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Internal Bleeding

Internal bleeds are very serious as the casualty is still technically losing blood, even if it is still technically inside their body. Internal bleeding is often very hard to detect, as no blood can be seen leaving the body. Instead, it pools inside the body, building up over time. The bleeding can occur around organs, […]

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Dehydration

Dehydration occurs when your body uses more water than you consume. If you do not consume enough water this can affect the functions of the body. This occurs because the balance of minerals, vitamins and other chemicals in your body is not normal. Dehydration has an effect on proper nutrition as the correct fluids are […]

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Infant CPR

Infant CPR is very similar to adult CPR, however, there are a few key differences. “Infant” refers to anyone from birth to age one. People this age are much smaller than children and their bones are even weaker. Both of these have to be taken into consideration when carrying out CPR. As always, once identified […]

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Child CPR

Child CPR is very similar to adult CPR, however, there are a few key differences. “Child” refers to anyone aged 1 to the start of puberty. People this age are much smaller and their bones are weaker, which both have to be taken into consideration. As always, once identified that CPR is required, make sure […]

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