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How to help someone who is choking

May 15 2013

One of the most frequent concerns is what to do if someone is choking. Choking is frightening, but rarely fatal.

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First aid: Asthma – how to help

Apr 08 2013

Asthma is a common condition in which their airways go into spasm and cause tightness of the chest and severe difficulty breathing when someone is exposed to something that irritates their airways.

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First aid: How to do CPR on a child

Apr 01 2013

Would you know what to do if your child was unconscious or stopped breathing?

. Here are some useful advice on CPR.

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First aid: Spinal Injury – when to move them

Feb 23 2013

People are often confused and scared about when to move someone and when to keep them still, this is particularly important when there is a serious risk of them having a spinal injury.

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First aid: Poisoning – would you know what to do?

Feb 21 2013

A staggering 25,000 under-5s are rushed to A&E each year in the UK with suspected accidental poisoning. One in five of these cases (that’s around 15 every day) will be serious enough for the child to be admitted to hospital for further observation and/or treatment.

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