A sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can occur to anyone at any time and often has no warning signs. Often, SCAs happen in public spaces, like when doing the grocery shopping or working out at the gym, so often the SCA casualty is heavily reliant on bystanders to step up and provide urgent emergency First Aid.
There are many common fallacies around the treatment of a snake bite and it is critical to know what to do in an emergency. There are around 3,000 reported snakebites each year in Australia, resulting in 500 hospital admissions and an average of two fatalities. Here are the Do's and Don'ts when it comes to snake bites.
The HeartSine samaritan PAD 500P Defibrillator combines the very best in public access AED technology. Offering the unique CPR feedback technology, the 500p gives real-time feedback to the rescuer thus maximising the chances of survival!