Anaphylaxis first aid Call 000 Anaphylaxis can be life – threatening and an ambulance must be called! Lay person flat Or seated if breathing is difficult, but do not allow to walk or stand Give adrenaline Causality of first aider can administer, following instructions on the device Know the signs If one or more … Continued
Did you know 55,000 Aussies suffer a heart attack every year? That’s one every 10 minutes, and 25 Aussies lose their life to heart attack every day. To minimise damage to the heart muscle and survive a heart attack, you need recognise the early warning signs and act quickly to get help. 25% of heart … Continued
3 STEPS TO TREAT JELLYFISH STINGS Jellyfish stings are caused by the simultaneous release of thousands of capsules called nematocysts that discharge venom when in contact with human skin. While Australian tropical waters lay claim to life-threatening jellies like the Box jellyfish and Ira-kanji, the most common jellyfish stings will hurt a little … Continued
Beat the heat! And know what to do when you don’t… Every summer in Australia, heat waves and very hot weather contribute to hyperthermia (heat-induced illness), from mild heat rash or cramps to life-threatening heat stroke requiring hospitalisation. How to BEAT the heat… Hyperthermia is a result of mild or severe dehydration. The best … Continued
Redback and other Spiders It`s important to act quickly! 6 Signs and Symptoms: Pain at bite site. Sweating around the bite site. Nausea and/or vomiting. Joint and abdominal pain. Muscle weakness and spasm. Aches and pain for days to weeks. Management: The patient should be reassured and made comfortable, while remaining at rest. … Continued
It’s important to act quickly! So, let’s treat: Hygiene is always the number one priority for treating all minor wounds. An antiseptic solution should be used and diluted in accordance with instructions. If you don`t have an antiseptic solution, then use saline. Clean the wound from the centre of the wound outwards, and then clean … Continued
Minor Burn – what to do Initial treatment is very important! So let’s treat: Remove the person from danger. Call 000 for burns affecting more than 10% of the body, deep burns, chemical burns, or burns to the airway or sensitive areas. Remove all clothing and jewellery surrounding the affected area (unless it … Continued
You are looking at future Superstars! We are very proud to be a cog in the wheel of Brisbane City Football Club. Seeing the teams hit the field, the parents, fans, and passion erupt with the season launch has been amazing. Well done to everyone involved all around the country!