St John: Online First Aid Library

Be prepared for most health emergencies by visiting St John’s online First Aid Library.

The library provides all New Zealanders with a valuable practical guide to first aid for a range of common emergencies.

Used in conjunction with first aid training, it will assist anyone faced with a medical emergency. You’ll also get tips about whether, when, and how to call an ambulance.

Topics covered in the library include:

  • Resuscitation
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Asthma
  • Allergic reaction
  • Bites and stings
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Chest pain
  • Childbirth and miscarriage
  • Choking
  • Croup
  • Diabetes
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Head injuries
  • Mouth and tooth injuries
  • Overdose (drugs or alcohol)
  • Poisoning
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Stroke
  • Skills and procedures

While visiting the St John First Aid Library, you may wish to purchase a home First Aid book; reserve a place on a community-based St John First Aid Course; or buy a properly stocked First Aid Kit for your home. 

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