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First aid basics

First aid covers how to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after the event. Learn about the DRSABCD action plan and where to learn first aid.

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First aid kits

An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.

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Sea creature bites and stings

Not sure if a bite or sting from a sea creature is dangerous? Here’s information about first aid treatments for jellyfish stings, sea snake bites and more.

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Chemical burns

Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin and a chemical burn should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to do first aid while awaiting help.

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Bump, knock and bruise treatments

If you have a knock, bump or bruise there are a number of things you can do to help manage the condition.

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Burn and scald symptoms

Trusted information about burn and scald symptoms

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Facial injury treatments

If you have a facial injury, you can easily treat a minor wound or cut. However, a larger or deep wound or cut will need medical attention.

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Wound, cut and graze treatments

Information about wound care, plus self-care advice for cuts and grazes and when to speak to a doctor for further medical attention

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How to perform CPR

This article provide you with the basic steps for performing CPR. Learn more about CPR.

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Black eye

A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It’s a good idea to get it checked by a doctor in case it’s a symptom of a more serious eye injury.

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