Category Archives: First Aid Opinion

Burns

Burns: What to do

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Burns are common, painful and life changing injuries that can occur under many circumstances, in and out of the workplace. There are lots of myths out there about how to deal with a burn. You may have heard of putting butter on burns. However, any oily substances keep the heat in. So, this will not…

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Heart attack: How to recognise and what to do

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According to the British Heart Foundation statistics, sadly someone is taken to hospital with a heart attack every three minutes. We feel it is necessary to spread the word about this condition and ensure that you know how to respond if someone around you experiences one. A heart attack is caused by a sudden obstruction…

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seizures

First Aid for Epilepsy and Seizures

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A seizure (also known as a fit or convulsion) occurs when there is an electrical disturbance in the brain. There are many different types of seizures and can be brought on by many things, an injury to the head, stress to the brain can cause fitting, lack of oxygen to the brain or a raised…

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Anaphylaxis

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Anaphylaxis is an extremely severe and often sudden allergic reaction. The reaction will often happen very quickly, within minutes of exposure to the allergen, but sometimes they can occur up to 2-3 hours after exposure. In severe cases, there is a sudden fall in blood pressure and difficulty in breathing. This makes the reaction potentially…

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How To Treat Common Sports Type Injuries

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We thought it is important to share some knowledge on how to treat the most common type of sport injuries. It is essential to know how to treat minor first aid injuries to prevent them from getting worse. It is also crucial that you have a fully equipped First Aid Kit and a  First Aider…

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Head injuries

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Head Injuries are common. From regular minor bumps as children to slips and falls as adults. The question is how do we know whether it is serious or not? The signs and symptoms are usually a great help to recognising the severity of a head Injury. It is important to look out for anything unusual…

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Meningitis

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Meningitis is a fatal disease that can develop very quickly and can lead to long term complications such as deafness, limb loss and severe brain damage. It can happen to anyone at any age. It is super important that you recognise any early signs and symptoms and get medical help quickly. Meningitis is an infection…

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Hypothermia

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During the winter months it is important to look after yourselves from the dangers of cold weather. Infants, the elderly and frail are the most vulnerable. However, anyone can suffer from hypothermia and it can be serious. Hypothermia occurs when a person’s body temperature drops from the normal 37C to below 35C. Hypothermia can be…

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