First Aid Emergencies

Travel Checklist

Travel Checklist

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 12 July 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

When packing for your holiday, there are a few not-so-typical items that people do not always think of or consider, but should definitely be on your checklist when preparing to go away.

Safety should be taken into account at all times, especially when you are away from home.

Heart Rhythm Week 2018 - Take Fainting to Heart

Heart Rhythm Week 2018 - Take Fainting to Heart

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 07 June 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

The first week of June marks the beginning of Heart Rhythm Week. During the week, the Arrhythmia Alliance have worked together to raise awareness about arrhythmias. 

How to Treat Anaphylactic Shock

How to Treat Anaphylactic Shock

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 23 March 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid Emergencies

Anaphylactic shock, also known as anaphylaxis, is a severe and life-threatening reaction to a trigger. Anaphylaxis is the result of the immune system overreacting to a trigger. Common triggers are allergic reactions to some foods such as nuts, milk, shellfish and eggs as well as medicines and insect stings.

What to do when Asthma Attacks

What to do when Asthma Attacks

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Friday, 02 March 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

With the cold and stormy weather we are experiencing, people will become affected in a number of different ways. Commuters may struggle to get to work for instance, and it is likely that asthma sufferers will be affected by the extreme weather conditions.

Asthma is a condition that affects the airways of the lungs, causing them to tighten and go into spasm, making it difficult to breathe. Asthma attacks can be triggered by allergies, stress, exercise, colds and changes in temperature. 

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