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Old 14 January 2010, 12:31   #11
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Originally Posted by malthouse View Post
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.

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Old 14 January 2010, 13:11   #12
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Have to aggree I requalified this afternoon and thinking back to when I first took my initial it was much more intense but the main thing is that under used thing common dog.

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