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Resources to support your personal health and wellbeing.

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Written by Kate Shedden and Markeeta Waddington
First Aid

DRSABCD action plan

How to assess whether someone has any life-threatening conditions and if they need immediate first aid assistance.
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What you need in a first aid kit

Make sure you have these items in your first aid kit.
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Smoke and embers in your eyes

What to do if you get smoke or embers in your eyes.
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Eye injuries

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of an eye injury.
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Poisoning

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of poisoning.
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Febrile convulsions

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a child experiencing convulsions.
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Hypothermia

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of hypothermia.
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Stroke

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a stroke.
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Shock

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of shock.
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Heart attack

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a heart attack.
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Epileptic seizures

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of an epileptic seizure.
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Diabetic emergency

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a diabetic emergency.
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Fracture and dislocations

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a fracture or dislocation.
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Concussion

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a concussion.
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Severe bleeding

What to do in the event of severe bleeding.
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Sprains and strains

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a strain or sprain.
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A choking adult/child

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a choking adult/child.
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A choking infant

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a choking infant.
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Burns and scalds

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of burns or scalds.
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Severe allergic reaction (Anaphylaxis)

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a severe allergic reaction.
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Nose bleed

What to do in the event of a nose bleed.
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Bat bites and scratches

What to do in the event of a bat bite.
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Fainting

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of someone fainting.
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Bites and stings quick quide

What to do in the event of bites and stings.
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Asthma attack

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of an asthma attack.
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Spider bites

Signs, symptoms and what to do in the event of a spider bite.
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