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First Aid Basics guide

A guide to First Aid skills

First Aid basic life support

This information can help you cope with any emergency.

First Aid for someone having heart attack

First Aid for someone who may be having a heart attack.

First Aid for someone who needs CPR

Learn First Aid for someone who is unresponsive and not breathing.

First Aid for someone with a broken bone

Learn First Aid for someone who may have a broken bone.

First Aid for someone who is choking

Learn First Aid for someone who is choking (total obstruction).

First Aid for someone who has a burn or scalds

Learn First Aid for someone who has a burn or scald.

First Aid for someone who is bleeding heavily

Learn First Aid for someone who is bleeding heavily.

First Aid for someone with a tick bite

If ticks are removed promptly, most bites cause no medical problems apart from some swelling and redness at the bite site.

First Aid for someone with a jellyfish sting

Stings from most jellyfish can be extremely painful, but do not usually require hospital treatment.

First Aid for someone with a spider bite

Learn First Aid for someone bitten by a spider.

First Aid for someone with a snake bite

Learn First Aid for someone bitten by a snake.

Learn how to deliver First Aid safely during COVID-19