Recovery position (stable side position)

You use the recovery position (stable side position) for unconscious breathing patients. In this position, they maintain an open airway and vomit or other fluid can drain freely from their mouth. This illustration shows you one way of how to place a patient into the...

CPR

When bystanders perform CPR within the first two minutes, the victim’s rate of survival can double or triple.* *Source: https://laerdal.com/nz/information/3-tips-to-improve-your-community-cpr-training-program/ Information on CPR You perform CPR (cardiopulmonary...

Shock

Information on shock A patient is in shock when not enough oxygen-rich blood circulates through their body. Shock can cause life threatening organ failure. Any seriously ill or seriously injured person is at risk of developing shock. The signs and symptoms and the...

Choking

Popcorn, hotdogs, whole grapes and peanuts are common choking hazards for children.* *Source: https://www.healthline.com/health/choking-adult-or-child-over-1-year#choking-hazards Information on choking If a person clutches their throat or is unable to talk, cough or...