AED - Automated External Defibrillator

AED First Aid

    When a heart stops beating, emergency action using a defibrillator — in the form of an AED — saves lives. Timely use of an AED improves the chances […]
heart attack or cardiac arrest?

Is it Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

People often confuse Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) with Heart Attack. But while both can be deadly, the two heart problems are entirely different.

AED Myth Busters

Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in Australia. Heart attacks are not the same thing. When compared, cardiac arrest is by far the more lethal of the two […]
Video featuring Peter Morley –Guidelines for Basic Life Support During Covid-19 Pandemic

Basic Life Support During Covid-19 Pandemic

Saving Lives Safely Guidance on basic life support for adults in the community during the Covid-19 pandemic Interview with Prof. Peter Morley Video courtesy of National Covid-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce. […]
dramatic helicopter rescue in the bush

A Guide to Safer Hiking in Australia

See The Great Outdoors & Live to Tell the Tale “In Australia, everything is out to kill you.” Hearing this may come with a hint of pride and more than […]
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Why you should learn CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is something we teach every day at Australia Wide First Aid. No matter what you do or where you are located, we believe anyone over the age […]

Defibrillator (AED) for your home

Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have been diagnosed with heart disease. Cardiac arrest and “heart attack” are different.

Universal First Aid Signs

Are you planning on travelling this summer break? Thinking of heading to a non-English speaking country? You’ve learnt the basic words of the destinations language; “yes”, “no”, “toilet”, “food”. But have you […]

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