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First aid

12 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: 4 steps of asthma first aid (Poster)
Summary: A poster - 4 steps of asthma first aid

Title: Ash from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may come into contact with ash during or after a brown coal mine fire.

Title: Chest pain
Summary: If in doubt about the cause of your chest pain, call an ambulance.

Title: Choking first aid: pictures
Summary: What to do when a child is choking? This factsheet with a lot of pictures illustrates how to prevent choking and clear blockages for babies, children and teens

Title: Emergency Department - ankle sprain patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding ankle sprain

Title: Emergency Department - anterior shoulder dislocation patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding shoulder dislocations

Title: Fever in children
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about fever. Fever is a way in which the body fights infection. A fever is not dangerous and does not always indicate a serious illness.

Title: First aid treatment for anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)

Title: First Aid
Summary: This resource outlines how to assess if someone has a life-threatening condition and immediate first aid actions to take. This resource is best used by people who have done a First Aid course but and can also be used to inform the general public. We suggest printing it out for display in public areas such as housing estates, medical and community centres.

Title: How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
Summary: This illustrated guide shows what to do if a baby or child is choking, with information on clearing an airway blockage.

Title: Resuscitation
Summary: If your baby is not breathing this fact sheet will explain how to perform reusitation on your baby.

Title: Smoke from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a brown coal mine fire

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