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First Aid U-V

  • Abdominal Thrusts
  • Accident Trauma
  • Accidents & Emergencies
  • Agonal Breathing
  • Allergy
  • Amputation
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina pectoris
  • Animal Bites
  • Appendicitis
  • Approved Code of Practice (ACOP)
  • Asthma
  • Auto-injectors


  • Back Blows
  • Back Injuries Blows
  • Bee Stings
  • Biohazards
  • Bleeding
  • Blood Sugar
  • Body Temperature
  • Bruises
  • Bullet Wounds
  • Burn Blisters
  • Burned Lips
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Calling an Ambulance
  • Chain of Survival
  • Cheekbone Fractures
  • Chest Injuries
  • Chest Thrusts
  • Childbirth
  • Choking
  • Cholera
  • Circulation check
  • Closed Fractures
  • Cold Compress
  • Collarbone Fractures
  • Colles’ Fracture
  • Coma
  • Concussion
  • Contusions
  • Cramp & Stitch
  • Cross infection
  • Croup
  • Crush Injury
  • Cycle of Care
  • Defibrillation
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Dialling 999
  • Diarrhoea
  • Direct Pressure
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Dislocations
  • Disturbed Behaviour
  • DRABC
  • Drowning
  • Earache
  • Ears with Foreign objects
  • E-Coli
  • Electrical burn
  • Electrical Injury
  • Epilepsy
  • Eye Flash Burn
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyes with Foreign objects
  • Face Shield
  • Fainting
  • Fear of Giving First Aid
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Finger Tendon tear
  • First Aid Kits
  • First Aid Regulations
  • Fish Hook embedded in skin
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Frostbite
  • Gas inhalation
  • Glue Poisoning
  • Good Samaritans Laws
  • Grazes
  • Hanging & Strangulation
  • Hazchem symbols
  • Heart Attack
  • Heat Exhaustion
  • Heat Stroke
  • Helmet Removal
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hernia in Groin
  • Heroin Overdose
  • Hiccups
  • Hip & Thigh Injury
  • Hip Fractures
  • Human Bites
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Hyperventilation
  • Hyperventilation
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Hypothermia
  • Hypoxia
  • Ice Packs
  • Illness
  • Illness & Medication
  • Impalement
  • Indirect Pressure
  • Initial Assessment
  • Injury
  • Insect Stings
  • Internal Bleeding
  • Jaw Thrust
  • Jellyfish Sting
  • Kidney Failure – crush injury
  • Lifeline
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Lightening Strike
  • Lighter Fuel Poisoning
  • Log Roll
  • LSD Overdose
  • Lung Penetration wound
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Marine Creature Stings
  • Medic Alert
  • Medivac
  • Meningitis
  • Menstrual Bleeding
  • Migraine
  • Miscarriage
  • Morphine Overdose
  • Mouth-to-Mouth
  • Mouth-to-Stoma
  • Muscle Rupture
  • Mushroom Poisoning
  • Narcotics Overdose
  • Norms of Life
  • Nose Bleeds
  • Open Fractures
  • Painkiller Overdose
  • Palm Wounds
  • Panic Attack
  • Paracetamol Overdose
  • Pelvis Fractures
  • Peritonitis
  • Permission to Help
  • Plant Poisoning
  • Pneumothorax
  • Poisoning
  • Poisonous Berries
  • Poisonous Fungi
  • Prickly Heat
  • Primary Survey
  • Public Events
  • Pyrexia
  • Rabies
  • Radial Pulse
  • Recovery Position
  • Rescue Breathing (Artificial Ventilation)
  • Responsiveness
  • Ribcage Fractures
  • RICE procedure
  • RTA (Road Traffic Accident)
  • Salmonella Poisoning
  • Scalds
  • Scalp Wounds
  • Sea Urchin Spine
  • Secondary Survey
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • Sharps Containers
  • Shock
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Signs
  • Skull Fracture
  • Smoke inhalation
  • Snake Bites
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Sore Throat
  • Special Hazards
  • Spider Bites
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Splinters
  • Stab Wounds
  • Stomachache
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Sunburn
  • Survival Bags
  • Symptoms
  • Syncope
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tetanus
  • The Four Earlies
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Ticks
  • Tooth knocked-out
  • Toothache
  • Traction
  • Tranquiliser Overdose
  • Types of Bleed
  • Types of Wounds
  • Ulna Fractures
  • Unconsciousness
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vertigo
  • Vital Signs
  • Vomiting
  • Wasp Sting
  • Weever Fish Spines
  • Whiplash
  • Wind Chill
  • Winding
  • Workplace First Aid
  • Wound Infection
  • Yellow Fever


This is The H Club’s comprehensive list of common medical symptoms and first aid treatments. Our aim is to provide you with a useful A-Z that you can share with your friends, colleagues and associates.

Click on the links to access our infobase of definitions and descriptions for each different First Aid topic or Skill

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Please come back regularly as we build up the alphabet. If there is a particular symptom or treatment you would like us to cover, please get in touch.

Course Advise

To discuss which First Aid course best meets your needs, why not contact one of our First Aid Instructors by clicking this link

>>>>>  First Aid Instructor Trainer

Click on the link below for more information about our First Aid Training Courses >>>>>

First Aid Training Courses


The skills and definitions, illnesses and injuries currently detailed are not intended to be in any way exhaustive or inclusive, rather they are designed to promote you to explore further your own particular interest and expertise so that with comprehensive and constructive help your own special interest can be satisfied.  

WHAT TYPES OF FIRST AID TRAINING DO WE OFFER ?

The H Club First Aid Instrctors offer a truly enlightening and highly enjoyable First Aid skills training experience. 

We can arrange:

  • private, on-site sessions for larger organisations and groups
  • instructor and assessor teams for Workplace courses in your own premises
  • topical talks and workshops to enhance skills relating to specific circumstances and industries
  • scheduled courses at our Cheshire HQ for individuals
  • cost-effective places on 'hosted' shared courses

Please note, neither the author of these notes nor The H Club can be held responsible for any loss or claim arising out of the use, or misuse, of any information made available via these web pages.