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First aid emergency: What to do when an epileptic fit occurs

First aid emergency: What to do when an epileptic fit occurs

Date: Tuesday, 29 March 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

Handling epileptic fits and seizures

Epilepsy in the UK

Epilepsy affects more than 500,000 people in the UK, which equates to one in 100 people suffering from the condition. It can be manageable via different medications, which can control the amounts of seizures a person has.

First aid emergency: What to do when a heart attack occurs

First aid emergency: What to do when a heart attack occurs

Date: Tuesday, 29 March 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators, First Aid Emergencies

What to do when a heart attack happens

Heart attacks are a common yet serious medical emergency.

A heart attack is one of the most common medical emergencies occurring in the UK, and the British Heart Foundation estimates that 82,000 people in the UK suffer a heart attack every year.

First aid emergency: What to do when an asthma attack occurs

First aid emergency: What to do when an asthma attack occurs

Date: Tuesday, 29 March 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

Taking action in an asthma attack

Asthma attacks can happen at any time

Asthma attacks happen every day, and in the UK someone has a serious asthma attack every ten seconds.

First aid emergency: What to do when someone has a stroke

First aid emergency: What to do when someone has a stroke

Date: Tuesday, 29 March 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

What to do when a stroke happens

Strokes are a serious medical emergency, requiring urgent attention.

A stroke is a serious life-threatening condition that requires urgent medical attention, so it’s important to immediately call 999 if you suspect a stroke.

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