first (1st) aid
First aid is the initial support and therapy given to a casualty to revive, prevent further harm and / or to prepare them for more specialised assistance.
The information given over the following pages isn't a substitute for a professional first aid course and regular revision.
First aid courses are organised by the following organisations in the U.K. :
- St. John's Ambulance Association
- British Red Cross Society
- St. Andrew's Ambulance Association
Last reviewed 01/2018