A face shield is a simple plastic mask with a one way or filter paper value to form as a barrier between you and a patient when giving rescue breaths.
Guedal OP Airways or Oropharyngeal Airways are a simple airway adjunct to maintain an open airway to an unconscious patient.
Pocket Masks are a simple and effective way of safely delivering rescue breaths to a patient. They are a barrier against infection and can be connected to a bag valve mask.
The BVM or Bag Valve Mask is a simple and effective way of delivering rescue breaths to a patient. Available from our store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk. Want to learn more or need any form of video online, blended or face to face training at your workplace in over 350 subjects? Contact ProTrainings on 01205 805359 or […]
The recovery position is a simple technique to place a breathing unconscious patient on their side to keep them safe and their airway open.
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 […]
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 […]
Adult CPR, or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, is vital for restarting someones heart if it stops beating. If someone is unconscious, check to see if they are breathing and if they are not, commence CPR. Arriving at the Scene As a First Aider, the first thing you should always do is check for dangers. Your safety […]
Laryngectomies, like tracheostomies, are another airway management tool. Laryngectomies tend to be inserted when people have had cancers of the voice box and had the airway itself altered. The trachea, which normally reaches the mouth and nose, is sealed off where the voice box used to be. The only entry for air to go into […]
The human body has 206 bones, and all of these are able to break. Any break of a bones, whether that be a tiny fracture, chip or the bone completely shattering, it is called a bone fracture. Here are some of the most common bones to become injured. Skull (Cranium) Injuries to the skull will […]