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Helpful Hints

In case of an emergency it is important that you call an emergency evacuation team as soon as possible as the paramedics are qualified and will know exactly what to do; however while waiting for the team to arrive there are a few things you can do to help. Below are some useful first aid tips to know in case of an medical emergency.

  • Vehicle Checklists

    Vehicle Checklists

    View all 6 Emed Rescue 24 Travel Checklists, aimed to make your next travel safer.

  • Chocking

    Choking

    Choking occurs when a foreign object becomes lodged in the throat or windpipe, blocking the flow of air.

  • Heart Attack

    Heart Attack

    A heart attack generally causes chest pain for more than 15 minutes, but it can also have no symptoms at all.

  • Stroke

    A stroke occurs when there’s bleeding into your brain or when normal blood flow to your brain is blocked.

  • Seizures

    Seizures

    Seizures might seem scary but it is extremely important to stay calm during all time.

  • Electric Shock

    Electric Shock

    The danger from an electrical shock depends on the type of current, how high the voltage is, how the current travelled through the body, the person’s overall health and how quickly the person is treated.

  • Bleeding you can see and Tourniquets

    Bleeding you can see and Tourniquets

    The levels of bleeding may vary and not all may need medical treatment; however it is important not to take any chances.

  • Adult CPR

    Adult CPR

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack or near drowning, in which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped.