First aid is medical care provided for a hurt or sick person, before emergency help arrives. Kids and teens learn what to do for burns, bruises, fevers, blisters, cuts, and broken bones, by studying first aid.
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Bites and Stings
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Fact sheets cover insects, snakes and spiders in Australia, illustrations to help show the correct first aid to use in each case.
CPR: A Real Lifesaver
[ Kids/Teens ] Knowing what to do when someone stops breathing can save their life. This article explains what CPR is, and where it is taught.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Describes the basic steps for dealing with emergencies and accidents, using diagrams and simple lists.
First Aid - Basic - What To Do
[ Kids ] Explains what it is and five things to remember when a friend needs help.
First Aid - Bleeding
[ Kids ] Tells how to help someone who is bleeding. Explains what to do for heavy bleeding, light bleeding, objects in a wound, and nosebleeds.
First Aid - Broken Bones
[ Kids ] Tells what a fracture is, what to do for broken bones or sprains, and how to help with shock.
First Aid - Burns
[ Kids ] Tips for helping when someone is burned by fire or chemicals. Also tells about electrical burns and sunburn.
First Aid - Poisons
[ Kids ] Tells what they are, different way poisons get into the body, and how to help.
Going With the Flow of Nosebleeds
[ Kids/Teens ] Most kids have had at least one of these, so find out what to do when it happens.
KidsHealth: How to Use 911
[ Kids ] Learn why 911 was created, when to call, and what else you need to do.
Mayo Clinic: First-Aid Guide
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A comprehensive list of topics covering minor and major injuries and accidents. Each section can be printed.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Simple advice for emergencies, as well as fact sheets, and information about prevention.
When It's Just You in an Emergency
[ Kids/Teens ] When there's an accident or someone collapses, the best thing might be just to call for help. Find out what to do and who to call.
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