How to use a Defib

If a casualty is not breathing it's important to call 999, start CPR (chest compressions) and get a defib (AED) on them as soon as possible, the chance of survival increase dramatically. You do not need to be qualified to use a defb and they promt you every step. All of our courses include defib training. Here is how to use one.


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Proceedure for child choking:

1. Check airway remove if visible (do not blind sweep)
2. Encourage to cough
3. Up to 5 back blows in between shoulder blades (if cleared, seek medical help if appropriate)
4. Up to 5 abdominal thrusts (soft area just below ribs, in and up) (if cleared, seek medical help)
5. Repeat
6. Call 999 after 3 cycles
7. Keep going with back blows and abdominal thrusts
8. CPR if casualty goes unconscious

                 Practice procedure every 3 months. It takes 5 minutes. Tell friends and family.