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10 June 2013
When you are treating a burn your priority is to cool the area, but with more severe burns you should also monitor the casualty for signs and symptoms of shock too.
Treating a severe burn or scald:
Treating a severe burn or scald:... (continued)
28 May 2013
Strokes are caused by a disruption of the blood supply to the brain; this can be as a result of a blood clot, which blocks the flow of blood to the brain, or a ruptured blood vessel resulting in a bleed in the brain.
18 April 2013
New mother Ruth was impressed when she took a Red Cross baby and child first aid course. And only a few months later, she realised just how useful her training had been. Here’s her story: ‘Crying again’ Recalled skills ... (continued)
16 April 2013
Sprains and strains happen when the soft tissues are over-stretched. Following the RICE procedure is often enough to relieve the symptoms.
> R: Rest the injured part. Help the casualty to sit or lie down and support the injured lim... (continued)
09 April 2013
Proposed legislation updates could mean that businesses may need to update their safety signage so that it is standardised with the rest of Europe.
The move it proposed to reflect the fact that across Europe there are a large proportion of wo... (continued)
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