AED Troubleshooting

AED Troubleshooting

AED units are very easy to use and there is not much to worry about.  Good maintence and monitoring will eliminate most errors that could occur or identify them so … Continue Reading →


Pulse Points in the Body

Pulse Points in the Body

Pulse Points in the Body are discussed in this episode of the First Aid Show.  The pulse is used in may different ways to assess the health of a patient. … Continue Reading →


Advanced Airway Management

Advanced Airway Management

In this episode of the First Aid Show we look at ways to improve the airway and the use of airway devices.  Although we cover these in this episode, do … Continue Reading →


Hyperventilation and how to treat a patient

Hyperventilation and how to treat a patient

Hyperventilation occurs when the rate and quantity of alveolar ventilation of carbon dioxide exceeds body’s production of carbon dioxide. Hyperventilation can be voluntary or involuntary. When breathing is excessive, more … Continue Reading →


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Grantham teenager saves boyfriend’s life on first date

Zach Selby collapsed during a camping trip in Lincolnshire and his girlfriend Chloe Tones, 16, gave him CPR for 40 minutes before an ambulance arrived. Mr Selby, from Grantham, said … Continue Reading →


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From 1 October, children will have access to a spare emergency inhaler at school

After almost 4 years of campaigning by Asthma UK, the law is changing to keep children with asthma safe at school. From 1 October, children will have access to a … Continue Reading →


Meet the Manikins at the Simulation Suite

Meet the Manikins at the Simulation Suite

In the last episode we looked at the simulation unit and in this episode we look in more detail on the sorts of things that advanced manikins can offer.  At … Continue Reading →


Introduction to the Simulation Unit

Introduction to the Simulation Unit

We  use the simulation unit for advanced and instructor training at Ipswich Hospital to help improve CPR and advanced patient care.  In this video we look at the unit and … Continue Reading →


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Insect repellent is ‘safe’ to use and vital for those traveling to World Cup

Repellents that contain Deet are safe to use, say scientists who are warning that protection is vital for UK people travelling to tropical destinations, including the World Cup in Brazil. … Continue Reading →


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Skin cancer trial results ‘exciting’

Both treatments, for advanced melanoma, are designed to enable the immune system to recognise and target tumours. The findings were released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in … Continue Reading →


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