First aid



WATCH: What really happens when you get shot?

We see it happen in movies and on television, but no one wants to experience it in real life. So, what really happens when you get shot? WARNING: This video contains violent movie scenes.

How to treat bluebottle stings this summer

If you venture into the sea this summer, you stand a good chance of brushing up against a bluebottle. Here's our first aid guide to minimizing the pain and treating the sting.

First aid for gunshot wounds

Linda Buys, author of The Illustrated South African First Aid Manual, provides step-by-step instructions on how to treat a gunshot wound.

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