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Huanghe Shilin Mountain Marathon Tragedy

At 0900 on Saturday 22 May 2021 (yesterday), 172 participants embarked on a 100-kilometre (62-mile) cross-country ultra-marathon race in Yellow River stone forest, known as the Huanghe Shilin Mountain Marathon, in Gangsu province (China). The route was to take participants…

How To Perform CPR

How To Perform CPR The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation is an international organisation that periodically publishes resuscitation guidelines based on good scientific evidence. There are various regional bodies such as the American Heart Association, the European Resuscitation Council and…

The Importance of Bystander CPR

The Importance of Bystander CPR The human body is a truly amazing thing, but behind all of its complexity, there are three core processes that are responsible for keeping us alive from one moment to the next: respiratory drive, oxygenation…

Scouts (UK) – 10A Major Illness

Notes and revision resources for Module 10A – Major Illness. This module includes information on asthma, anaphylaxis, heart attack, stroke, seizures, diabetes, sepsis and meningitis. Basic Premise of Life Support We need the gasses (air) to come in and out…

Scouts (UK) – 10A Life Support

Notes and revision resources for Module 10A – Life Support. This module includes information on safe approach to a first aid scene, primary survey, ABC assessment, CPR for adults and children, using an AED, choking, unresponsiveness and the recovery position.…

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