The Bag Valve Mask or BVM

The Bag Valve Mask or BVM

The Bag Valve Mask or BVM is a common piece of equipment used by medical professionals but this is also a very easy thing for first aiders to use as … Continue Reading →


What is 2 Minutes of Chest Compressions Like?

What is 2 Minutes of Chest Compressions Like?

In this episode of the First Aid Show we answer a question that we are often asked at ProTrainings on courses, what is it like to deliver 2 minutes of … Continue Reading →


Cardiac Arrest – what happens?

Cardiac Arrest – what happens?

In this episode of the First Aid Show we look at what happens when someone goes into Cardiac Arrest and discuss with a lead resuscitation officer.  CPR is easy to … Continue Reading →


Dealing with Infants and Children

Dealing with Infants and Children

Dealing with Infants and Children is often harder than adults as they react differently and things can get worse very quickly. It is important to monitor children and infants carefully … Continue Reading →


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Want to know more about first aid and medical news?

If you would like to learn more about first aid and training courses available nationally through our national network of approved and monitored instructors visit the ProTrainings first aid training … Continue Reading →


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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