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Safety & First Aid
Oct 03
Toyota is working on a “smart car” that might also have the power to save a life, with technology on board that could predict if the driver is about to experience a cardiac event.

Safety & First Aid
Aug 29
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Cardiac arrest is the loss of the heart's ability to pump blood to the body. The most dramatic occurrence, sudden cardiac arrest, can happen with little or no warning. Victims abruptly become unresponsive and collapse. Abnormal gasping can occur or breathing may stop completely.

First Aid
Stroke is the 3rd largest killer in New Zealand killing around 2500 people every year. Around one person every hour in New Zealand suffers from a stroke a quarter of which occur in people under 65 years of age.
Tags :  Stroke awareness

First Aid
May 26
With the winter season underway let’s take a quick look at two common childhood medical emergencies we might encounter on the playground or at a child’s sporting event

First Aid
Apr 28
A severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, is an extreme response of the body's immune system to someting it is sensitive to

First Aid
Mar 01
Asthma is a medical condition in which certain things can trigger a physical reaction in the lungs and make it difficult for a person to breathe. In New Zealand Asthma and respiratory disease is the 3rd leading cause of death. Asthma affects 1 in 7 children and a further 1 in 6 suffer from some form of respiratory disease.

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