Defibrillator

Defibrillator

 Defibrillators   An Article by Worsley Training – First Aid Training in and around Wiltshire     Heart restarter / Defib / AED / Electric shock thingy – call it what you like but please be prepared to use it! Time is critical and they are...
Hypothermia

Hypothermia

Hypothermia   An Article by Worsley Training – First Aid Training in and around Wiltshire   In this cold weather look out for the signs and symptoms of hypothermia easily remembered as the Umbles: Grumbles – change in behaviour, expressing a negative...
Bleeding

Bleeding

Bleeding An Article by Worsley Training – First Aid Training in and around Wiltshire   1 – Sit or lie the casualty down 2 – Check the wound for any stuck objects – if found, do not remove 3 – Apply direct pressure with some clean material...
Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning   An Article by Worsley Training – First Aid Training in and around Wiltshire     Food can become contaminated by bacteria e.g. salmonella or E. coli, viruses e.g. norovirus, or parasites e.g. giardia in many ways including: not...
Cold Water Shock

Cold Water Shock

Cold Water Shock   An Article by Worsley Training – First Aid Training in and around Wiltshire     The sun is out and fingers crossed the UK summer has arrived?! So have you been tempted to take a dip? Please remember that the water isn’t...
Seizures in a Wheelchair

Seizures in a Wheelchair

Seizures in a Wheelchair   An Article by Worsley Training – First Aid Training in and around Wiltshire     What would you do if you saw someone in a wheelchair having a major (tonic/clonic) seizure? Put the brakes on Let them remain seated in the...