SkillBase First Aid Guide on Using a Defibrillator

AED’s are increasingly becoming available in workplaces and the community (public access defibrillation). Common placements are in public venues such as swimming pools, train stations, tube stations, air ports, and shopping centres. In rural communities they are often available in places such as ex-telephone boxes. They may be protected by an access code, which is[…]

SkillBase First Aid Guide to Febrile Convulsions

Febrile convulsions are seizures triggered when a young child develops a high temperature, commonly during illness. Around one in fifty children will have had one by the time they reach they age of five. Signs and symptoms: Lowered level or loss of consciousness, accompanied by fitting May become either stiff or floppy Eyes may roll back[…]