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Library Resource Guides: First aid & emergency care

Book titles on first aid

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Relevant apps for first aid

  First Aid Australian Red Cross app

This First Aid app is an quick and easy way to get reliable information on providing emergency care. The app is free and is regularly updated by Australian Red Cross. For Apple & Android products.

Cover art First Responder app by St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance have created a highly regarded app that supports those providing first aid, with a range of features. Not that this app is developed in WA, and some information (e.g. defibrillator locations) may not be relevant to other contexts. For Apple & Android products.

Cover art  Opioid Calculator

Developed by the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaestheists (FPM ANZCA), this opiod equianalgesic calculator is designed for specialists and GMP as was as for medical students, nurses and allied health practitioners engaged in the care of patients with persistent pain. For Apple & Android products.

Useful websites

Click on the links for useful information for First Aid.

Australian Resuscitation Council

These guidelines have been developed in accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council statements on developing clinical guidelines adopting an evidence based approach.

Clinical Care Standards