New splint to be launched in South Australia

An innovative, light-weight splint to immobilise broken limbs has been developed with support from the Medical Device Partnership Program (MDPP) at Flinders at Tonsley.


How to have a well-stocked first-aid kit

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. Ideally, one kit should be in the home and one in the family car.

Psychology & Psychiatry

French firemen test hypnosis to help victims

"Look me straight in the eye. Your mind is emptying, your body is relaxing," says the fireman, using the calming words of hypnosis to help a trauma victim—a technique being pioneered by fire crews in the eastern French ...


Widespread CPR training saves lives

A nationwide effort in Denmark to increase the number of people trained in CPR led to an increase in bystander CPR and ultimately contributed to increased cardiac arrest survival rates in that country, according to research ...