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Minor Illness

In this section we have some leaflets to give you some guidance on many common minor illnesses.

·         Back Pain
·         Eczema
·         Heartburn and Indigestion
·         Fever in Children
·         Constipation
·         Headache
·         Acne
·         Sprain and Strains
·         Sore Throat
·         Ear Infection
·         Common Cold
·         Sinusitis
·         Urinary symptoms in men
·         Cough in Adults
·         Getting the best from your medicines 
·         Get well soon without antibiotics
·         Flu
·         Treat your self better with Pharmacist
 

First Aid - MP3 Downloads

To save them on your computer, right-click on any of the links below and then click 'Save Target As..." .  Click on any of the links below to play the audio files: 

Burns - Explains the immediate treatment for burns and scalds.

Fits  - How to deal with fits (convulsions/seizures) in adults and young children.

Wounds   - Immediate actions for wounds, bleeding, and bleeding associated with fractures.

Unconscious patient who is breathing - How to deal with an unrousable patient who IS breathing (includes recovery position)

CPR for adults -  Adults who have collapsed, unrousable and NOT breathing.

CPR for babies - Babies who are unrousable and NOT breathing.

Collapsed patient in detail -  Explains the complete scenario including checks for breathing, circulation, etc.

These files have been prepared by Sussex Ambulance Service and comply with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

Other Links

British Red Cross - First Aid Tips  Simple, straightforward and easy to understand first aid tips

BBC Health - First Aid  This site has information about how to react to common injuries and emergencies.

St Johns Ambulance St John Ambulance believes that everyone should learn at least the basic first aid techniques.

Home First Aid Kit  All you need to know about preparing and storing your own first aid kit

These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.