Dynamic Risk Assessment

Dynamic Risk Assessment

Before administering any first aid care following a workplace injury, first responders must perform a dynamic risk assessment. A dynamic risk assessment is a continuous process that involves recognising and assessing potential dangers in the present while also putting...
Asthma Attack

Asthma Attack

Millions of people worldwide suffer with asthma, a respiratory ailment that can be fatal. It is a disorder that makes breathing extremely challenging by causing the lungs’ airways to swell and become irritated. Although asthma can be treated, it’s vital to...
Hypovolaemic Shock

Hypovolaemic Shock

Hypovolaemic shock is a medical condition that happens when there is a large decrease in the volume of blood circulating in the body, leading to lack of oxygen and nutrient supply to the body’s vital organs, this can result in organ failure and even death. The...
Types of Fracture

Types of Fracture

Types of Fractures A simple fracture, also known as a closed fracture, is when the bone breaks but does not break the outside the skin. Fractures like this are usually caused by falls, twisting injuries, or maybe direct blows. Symptoms can include severe pain,...
Paediatric and children’s First Aid choking

Paediatric and children’s First Aid choking

What is Choking Choking occurs when a person’s airway is partially or completely obstructed, preventing them from breathing normally. Babies are especially susceptible to choking when they begin to explore solid foods or play with small objects during the weaning...