First Aid / CPR / Burns

First Aid / CPR / Burns

First aid is what you do to help a person who gets injured or suddenly sick, before a health care professional sees that person.

This section on first aid and children includes information about:

  • burns
  • choking
  • CPR or cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • first aid kits
  • heat illness in children
  • strains and sprains

More information

Anaphylaxis - English

Bites and Claw Scratches: Human or Animal - English | Spanish

Blisters - English | Spanish

Burns - English | Spanish

CPR for Infants up to 1 year old - English | Spanish

CPR for an Infant with a Tracheostomy under 1 year old - English | Spanish

CPR for a Child with a Tracheostomy: 1 year to 8 years of age - English | Spanish

CPR for a Person Over 70 Pounds with a Tracheostomy - English | Spanish

Dehydration - English | Spanish

Diaper Rash - English | Spanish

Fever - English | Spanish

Help a Choking Infant: up to 1 Year Old - English | Spanish

Helping the Hurt at Home - English | Spanish

Medical ID or Medical Identification - English | Spanish

Object in the Ear - English | Spanish

Visit these websites for more information:

First Aid and Safety - The Nemours Foundation

First-Aid Guide - Medical and health information for a healthier life from Mayo Clinic

How to use 911 - The Nemours Foundation

Learn CPR - CPR information and training resources

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