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1. CPR quiz
Have you ever attended a CPR class? Want to test your knowledge of this life-saving first aid skill? If so, read on!
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a first aid technique used on casualties who have gone into "cardiac arrest", this means their heart has stopped beating. Therefore, the pur...
2. What is first aid?
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:45:28
So what exactly is first aid? How do I do it? Where can I learn first aid? What is CPR?
Read on to find the answers to these questions and more! I believe first aid is an essential lifeskill which everyone should have an awareness of. Every home should also have an up-to-date first aid manual fo...
3. First aid manual
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:43:06
Every household should have a first aid manual. Many accidents happen in the home and knowing how to deal with these could prevent an unnecessary trip to the Emergency Department!
A first aid manual will also provide all the information you could need in an emergency situation. Did you know that...
4. First aid advice
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:45:12
I believe everyone should have a knowledge of basic first aid, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
This Lens is dedicated to providing accurate, reliable and up-to-date emergency first aid information.
Enjoy reading, the information to read here could help you save someone's life!
5. Surviving medical school
healthy-living - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:21:51
Congratulations! You've earned a place in medical school. No doubt you've worked your socks off to get here, however the journey has only just begun!
The transition from high-school/sixth-form to college/university (Sorry guys, I'm a brit therefore it will always be university!) can be a challen...
6. Reading & Leeds Festivals - the number one UK rock festivals!
How-To & Education - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:24:46
I believe Reading and Leeds festivals are the UK's number one rock festivals. Held over the August bank holiday weekend, each festival has the same line-up just in a different order (to allow the bands to travel from one festival to the other).
I've been going to Reading Festival for the past fi...
7. How to recognise a stroke using the FAST test
Music - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:24:38
On average, one person every 40 seconds has a stroke in the United States. Early medical treatment can significantly improve the outcome of a stroke, therefore being able to recognise the first signs & symptoms is incredibly important.
A stroke is a problem with the blood vessels that supply in ...
8. My first aid lenses - free first aid tips and advice!
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:47:24
My name's John and I'm a first aid trainer and soon-to-be-doctor from the United Kingdom (up north somewhere...).
I have a passion for teaching first aid. I've created some first aid lenses and these are some of my best, I hope you enjoy reading them and feel free to leave a comment ...
9. Getting into medical school
squidoo-community - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:24:22
Competition for medical schools is incredibly fierce. There can be tens, possibly hundreds of applicants applying for each post.
Here's a few of my top tips when applying for medical school. In the UK, we use UCAS (Universities and Collages Admissions Service) hence this is what my advice is bas...
10. What is the Red Cross?
How-To & Education - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:24:19
Most people have heard of the Red Cross, whether it be on TV, the radio or on the street!
But who exactly are they? What do they do? Why does each country have its own Red Cross?
Read on to learn about this amazing humanitarian organisation!
Looking for free online first aid training or a firs...
11. First aid myths
nonprofits - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:23:34
When it comes to emergency first aid, there are several well-popularised myths about what to do in certain situations. These myths are unlikely to help, and in some cases may even cause harm to the casualty.
Here are some of the most common first aid myths in existence.
Please feel free to sugg...
12. 5 Awesome Wordpress Plugins
healthy-living - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:22:55
Wordpress is an incredibly powerful content management / blogging tool. It has a large community of followers and developers who create countless plugins.
I use Wordpress for my blog (bit of shameless self-promotion there, sorry!) and over time I've experimented with hundreds of Wordpress plugin...
13. First aid videos - learn first aid for free!
internet - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:22:37
A knowledge of basic first aid can make the difference between life and death. A brief glance at some statistics shows why:
> In 2009, there were 24, 690 serious injuries and 2,222 fatalities on the UK's roads
> Road traffic accidents are one of the top ten causes of death worldwide
> The Britis...
14. How to recognise a heart attack
healthy-living - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:22:13
According to the World Health Organization, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Heart attacks make up a significant proportion of these deaths.
Being able to quickly recognise the signs and symptoms of a heart attack is an important first aid skill, as early med...
15. Revision tips for students - how to pass exams
healthy-living - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:20:58
Exams - every student's worst enemy!
As a medical student I've had to do my fair share of exams and here are my top tips for effective revision. I hope you find these useful!
Feel free to suggest your own revision tips via our guestbook!
Looking for free online first aid training or a first ai...
16. First aid for Anaphylaxis
How-To & Education - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:19:44
Most of us are allergic to something whether it be pets, pollen in the air or certain foods. Normally, our allergic reaction consists of mild discomfort and irritation and doesn't cause severe problems.
However, an increasing number of people suffer from a serious allergy known as anaphylaxis. T...
17. Websites for medical students
healthy-living - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:19:06
Here's a useful collection of websites for anyone studying Medicine related topics (Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science etc.).
You can suggest websites to add to each category by using the Add to this list button.
I hope you find these resources useful, good luck in your studies! :)
18. First aid clothing
How-To & Education - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:51:37
Looking for first aid polo shirts and t-shirts? Want reasonable prices? You've come to the right place!
First aid clothing doesn't have to be expensive, after all there's no premium on the colour green! These items are perfect for those starting out in private first aid cover / event medicine.
19. First aid t-shirts
healthy-living - Sat, 12 Nov 2011 13:59:52
Looking for a first aid t-shirt? Well you've come to the right place!
Whether you need a first aid t-shirt for work or just for fun, take a look at the first aid clothing store.
Below is a selection of our products, happy browsing!
Looking for first aid advice or a first aid quiz?
20. Heart anatomy - how does your heart work?
healthy-living - Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:18:19
Your heart is an amazing piece of engineering. From birth to death, it works tirelessly to pump blood around your body. Your heart will beat around 35 million times in a year.
Read on to learn about your heart!
Looking for information on heart attacks?
21. Proven eBay selling tips: how to make money on eBay
How-To & Education - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:58:48
I've been selling on eBay for the past four years. I'm not a business seller, its simply my hobby. Over these years I've managed to earn a quite significant amount of money selling old and unused possessions.
eBay is so simple, all you need is some items you don't want (old books, DVDs, games, m...
22. Choking baby - would you know what to do?
internet - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:58:44
Choking can happen to all of us, however children and babies are at an especially high risk of choking on food and non-edible items.
This lens will explain the correct first aid techniques to help a baby who has started choking. Read on and you could learn how to save a life!
More free first ai...
23. First aid definition
healthy-living - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:58:38
We've all heard about first aid, but what exactly is the definition of first aid? Why is first aid so important? What does it involve?
There are many definitions of the term "first aid". I've tried to collate some of the better one's here, and also included some advice on what first aid involves...
24. How to become a paramedic
healthy-living - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:58:33
So you want to become a paramedic? Not sure where to start? Not convinced?
If so, then this lens is for you!
Paramedic training in the United Kingdom has changed dramatically over the past few years. Nearly all paramedic training is now degree based and involves university.
Read on to find out...
25. ABC of First Aid
How-To & Education - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:58:30
First aid is a simple lifeskill which everyone should have an awareness of.
You may have heard of the "ABC of first aid". ABC stands for:
These are your priorities when dealing with a casualty who as collapsed. Read on to find out how you could save a life!
26. How to treat low blood sugar - first aid advice
healthy-living - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:58:18
Diabetes is a common medical condition affecting an estimated 220 million people worldwide (Source: World Health Organization). Many of us will know a person (friend / family member) who has diabetes.
Broadly speaking, diabetes is a problem with the body's control of blood sugar levels. The body...
27. A guide to festival volunteering - how to get a free ticket!
healthy-living - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:57:59
Nothing beats a good music festival. Live bands, party atmosphere, camping...there's nothing quite like it! From heavy metal to folk music, there are festivals for every music taste up and down the British Isles.
However some festivals can carry quite a hefty price tag. Add in the cost of travel...
28. Making money from your website
Music - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:57:36
There are numerous methods to make money from your website. I've been designing and running websites and online communities for the past five years, these are the methods I use.
This lens has no affiliate links and no spammy advertising.
If you'd like to share your own tips...
29. First Aid for Burns
internet - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:57:20
Minor burns are incredibly common household injuries. Our homes are full of items which can cause burns - hair straighteners, kettles, toasters, electric heaters. The list is endless!
Follow the simple first aid advice for burns here in order to correctly treat a burn.
Want to learn more about ...
30. Save a life
healthy-living - Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:55:17
....In 2009, there were 24,690 serious injuries and 2,222 fatalities on the UK's roads
....Road traffic accidents are one of the top ten causes of death worldwide
....The British Heart Foundation estimates that there are approximately 124,000 heart attacks in the UK each year
healthy-living - Tue, 31 May 2011 09:29:06
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