Choking and the Dechoker – Online Course of the Week

Choking and the Dechoker course will give you the essential information when dealing with someone choking. Abdominal thrusts have helped save many lives, but it’s not the easiest method when responding to someone choking. There are a number of fatal complications following the performance of abdominal thrusts. KeithProTrainings Europe was set up by to offer Read More …

Lifevac Choking Emergency Device

Lifevac choking emergency device is a new product available to first aiders. Choking is a life threatening emergency which can be easily treated with a mix of five back slaps and five abdominal thrusts which are then repeated.  In most cases this is very successful but what do you do if the patient does not Read More …

New video stories on The First Aid Show

We have added many new video stories on our first aid blog The First Aid Show. These include stories on advanced first aid, effective CPR, BVM, dealing with children or infants and AED troubleshooting to name a few. You can subscribe free from the first aid show site and why not email your stories and Read More …

First Aid Plus – Our Latest Online course

We have added another e-learning course called First Aid Plus.  This course is aimed at people who want more first aid subjects covered. We will be adding more videos to this one as they are available. We will be updating the videos on all our sites to the 2010 ERC guidelines in a few weeks. Read More …

Threat of Choking in Children from Hotdogs

Most of us who have contact with young children are aware of the choking hazards any household will contain. Nuts, small toys, coins, and sweets are the usual suspects. Choking is the third most common cause of death in children in the U.K.. In 2008 16 children under 15 years old died as a result Read More …

Review on dealing with an Adult who is Choking

Death is not common with choking but it does happen.  Carrying out these procedures is very effective in clearing a total obstruction from the airway.  You must first find out if the patient is breathing by asking them “are you choking?”  If the patient can answer of they are coughing then allow them to try Read More …