In an extraordinary case, a Victorian man involved in a car crash and pronounced dead by paramedics was later to be found alive. The 30 year old was trapped upside down in a car wreck in the early hours of Sunday morning. Paramedics worked on the man for over 20 minutes but pronounced the man … Continue reading
A cricketer, who was struck by a cricket ball and sent into cardiac arrest, has today praised his team mates for their life saving action. Victorian Jarrod Brown has today relived his unusual ordeal and thanked those that performed CPR until paramedics arrived. Full Story
We have opened registration for a new Senior First Aid course next week in Port Macquarie on the 7/3/12. The course will be held at Port City Bowling Club near Town Beach in Port Macquarie. If you would like to attend, you can enrol online at our course timetable page.
Are continuous chest compressions more effective than traditional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)? This is the question that will now be answered, all thanks to a large scale study to be launched in North America.The American National Institutes of Health will conduct a study involving up to 23,000 participants across sites in America and Canada. and compare … Continue reading
An interesting story from Europe, of a man who was allegedly offered a sandwich and soft drink by airline cabin crew, whilst in cardiac arrest. Sweedish news service The Local, report that 63-year-old Per-Erik Jonsson, fell ill during a Ryanair flight from Sweden to England last Sunday. During the flight, Jonsson went into cardiac arrest. … Continue reading
The Director of Neurosurgery at Melbourne’s Alfred hospital’s has today, spoken out about the importance of First Aid education, particularly for children. In an interview with the Herald Sun, Professor Jeffery Rosenfeld has talked about how even the most basic of First Aid care, can make a real difference. He commented “First aid can make the … Continue reading
A number of National Rugby League players have supported the call for CPR and First Aid to be taught in schools. The Daily Telegraph has spoken to players from across different league clubs, who all recognised the importance of having the life saving skills. Manly Sea Eagles hooker Matt Ballin, who has taken CPR courses … Continue reading