First aid

Head and spinal injuries


Do you know what to do in such a crisis?

Each day, a South African suffers serious spinal injury. Of the survivors, some never walk again; others lose the use of all their limbs. Know how best to help.

Spinal cord injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is always an emergency: it could lead to chronic pain, paralysis or death.

First aid for head injuries

Head injury or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain.

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