4 quick steps to help a stroke victim FAST!

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How to help a stroke victim FAST!   Stroke is one of Australia’s leading causes of temporary and permanent disability and kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.   A stroke occurs from a sudden blood clot or ruptured blood vessel … Continued

6 simple steps to assess someone for first aid

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In a first aid emergency, it can be difficult to know what treatment is needed and whether you’re getting the “full picture” of the person’s state of health to choose the right treatment. All first aid starts with the DRS-ABCD action plan – making sure you and others are safe, assessing for signs of life, … Continued

Choking First Aid Easy As ABC

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Choking is one of those frightening and unpredictable occurrences that can turn an ordinary everyday meal or fun social event into a sudden, life-threatening emergency. It’s also quite common in TV and movies to see someone attempting to give first aid to a choking victim with an outdated and often comical technique… Mrs Doubtfire anyone? … Continued