Originally Posted by malthouse
Crikey! Do not let St Johns see this post.
Actually you'd may be surprised to know that FAW (as taught by St Johns, Red Cross etc) is pretty much in line with WMM's advice.
From what I've seen over a number of refreshers (i.e. every 3 yrs) is that it gets marginally simpler and more condensed every revision. Even the CPR routine is much simpler than when I first qualified.
WMM your are quite right
Originally Posted by whiteminiman
First Aid is exactly what it says, First Aid. No need to get fancy and complicated.
Do something, it's always better than doing nothing.
and I'd add...
and get the casualty and professionals together ASAP. Ideally not moving the casualty unless you really have to.
WMM: Got any spare space in the stable for high horses?