Category: First aid blog

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First aid for depression

First aid is more than just treating physical problems. In this new series of blog posts we discuss first aid for common mental health conditions. In this post we discuss first aid treatment for...

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How to teach first aid

How can you teach first aid in a fun and engaging way? In this blog post we discuss some tricks and techniques to make first aid an enjoyable experience for your learners. First aid...

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How can poisons enter the body?

A poison is any substance or matter (solid, liquid, or gaseous) which when applied to the body outwardly, or in any way introduced into it, can destroy life by its own inherent qualities, without...

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What are the different types of wound?

A wound is an abnormal break in body tissue. Wounds can be classified according to their cause and nature in first aid. Different wounds may require different first aid treatments however the overall aim is...

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First aid for a sickle cell crisis

Sickle cell anaemia is a caused by an inherited genetic disorder, believed to be the result of an evolved response to the disease malaria. The genetic disorder leads to an incorrect amino acid being...

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How to choose a good first aider

What are the skills required to be a good first aider? How can you choose a good first aider to keep your office or workplace safe? These are difficult questions for people responsible for...

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What does ACLS stand for in healthcare?

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) refers to a method to handle individuals who are going through critical health-related emergencies like a heart attack (myocardial infarction). In addition, the term relates to the training and...