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How to perform CPR

CPR or cardiopulmonary resuscitation is first aid for when someone's heart has stopped or they’re not breathing. Learn when and how to perform CPR.

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Wiggle’s collapse highlights the importance of CPR and defibrillators

Former yellow Wiggle, Greg Page, survived a cardiac arrest thanks to the quick actions of bystanders who performed CPR and used a defibrillator.

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A defibrillator can save someone's life if they have a cardiac arrest. Learn more about defibrillators and how to find and use one.

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Spider bites

Find out what you do for a spider bite in Australia. Redback spider, funnel-web spider and white tail spider bites need different first aid.

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First Aid app

A free, easy-to-use app that gives you instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies.

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First aid basics

First aid is what you do to help an injured or sick person immediately after an event. Learn about the 'DRSABCD' action plan and how to find a course.

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Sea creature bites and stings

Sea creature stings and bites can be serious due to venom through their teeth, tentacles, spines, or skin. Learn when to get help.

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Snake bites

About 100 Australian snakes are venomous, but only 12 are likely to inflict a fatal bite. Learn about first aid for snake bites.

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Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating, usually due to an electrical problem with the heart. Performing CPR and defibrillation in time can be lifesaving.

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What to expect in a hospital intensive care unit (ICU)

The intensive care unit (ICU) provides 24-hour care from a highly-trained team of specialists. Learn more about what to expect from the ICU.

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