Simon

Simon is a mountain guide and first-aid trainer living and working in the Highlands of Scotland

CPR? That’s for old unfit people? Isn’t it??

Young fit people they don’t need CPR and defibrillators do they? We often think as CPR and defibrillators as being for old, unfit people. This short video shows how young and fit people can need CPR and defibrillators. Also shows the positive power first aid skills have. https://youtu.be/g1jkaNFLFnw We use training defibrillators on ALL our …

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Can you move a person with a suspected spinal injury?

First aid myth: never move a suspected spinal injury! https://youtu.be/Q1ZFzUyRLxA People are concerned that moving some one with a suspected spinal injury might cause more damage. And they are right to be concerned, but keeping the airway clear of vomit or other dangers such as tides coming in, fire or avalanche risk for our outdoor …

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-in the heart of the Highlands
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