First aid

The basics

What is first aid? What is CPR? Find out what first aid basics entail and learn how to respond to a life threatening emergency with the correct tools and techniques.

CPR

CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) saves lives. Someone’s life may depend on your reading this section..

Fever

Fever is when body temperature rises above normal (over 37°C).

Sunburn

Long day at the beach, enjoyed the summer sun too much? Here's how to treat sunburn.

The recovery position

The recovery position prevents a semiconscious or unconscious person from choking on the tongue or from vomit, blood or saliva.

Dealing with an emergency

No one wants to imagine having to deal with emergencies. But you can be a lifesaver if you know what to do and are able to help.

Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a medical emergency that occurs in hot, humid conditions. Core body temperature rises to 41 ° C .

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