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    Miracle at Sunny Bay

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 08:56pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... and I had winched myself up from Disneyland towards Sunny Bay at a snail’s pace too, so I am guessing he had been there some minutes without any help. “The ambulance services were very quick ... differently, the outcome would have been totally different. “When they put Phillip in the ambulance after shocking him with the AED, I thought it didn’t look so good. We were quite concerned and even ...

  2. Heart attack victim can take heart in his luck

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the clinic of a doctor, who rushed to his aid. In another stroke of good luck, an ambulance with lifesaving equipment was standing by for another patient and took him to hospital after he ... had an ambulance on hand for a female patient who was in no immediate danger. Dr Leung took an electric defibrillator- used for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation- from the ambulance and used ...

  3. Hospital best for poison victims

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and you're setting yourself, and houseguests, up for a potentially fatal mix up. Dr Axel Siu Yuet-chung, the First Aid and Automated External Defibrillation Consultant for Hong Kong St John Ambulance Association, says that getting to a hospital is your safest bet, be it under their own will or by ambulance. Different types of poison require different treatment. It's not something you should ...

  4. Ice place to beat the heat

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Celsius. St John Ambulance set up a first aid post nearby to treat hypothermia cases, but no one had sought help by 7pm. The exhibition is open from 10am to 10pm. The highest temperature recorded ...

  5. Training for life

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ambulance and Red Cross can help us help ourselves. Some schools work with these groups to provide courses and talks. This may be the best way to promote life-saving skills, because teenagers can ... or classes. If your school is not prepared or able to arrange these sessions, it's worth checking out the Hong Kong Red Cross and St John's Ambulance websites (www.redcross.org.hk, www. ...

  6. Keep your finger on the pulse

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Aid Training Centre. With demand rising for ambulance services- 646,000 calls were made last year in Hong Kong- the Fire Services Department recently started providing post-dispatch simple ... before the ambulance crew arrives. Such immediate attention could mean the difference between life and death. This view is backed by the World Health Organisation, which says 'bystander ...

  7. What to do about cuts

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... cause other accidental injuries. Dr Axel Siu Yuet-chung, a first aid expert for the Hong Kong St John Ambulance Association, says you should assess how severe the injury is. Call 999 if: ... aid lecturer Kenneth Chu Wai-shing provided information for this article. Hong Kong St John Ambulance Association offers a wide range of first aid training courses. Visit www.stjohn.org.hk ...

  8. If you see someone in trouble...

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the recovery position. If possible, put a blanket or something else on her to keep her warm. Stay with her until the ambulance or police or other official help arrives. Steps to help rescue a person ...

  9. Save the day if someone chokes

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ambulance, which offers a wide range of first aid and training courses. For further details go to www.stjohn.org.hk or call 2524 4888. ...

  10. More CPR training needed, charity says

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Only about 12 per cent of Hong Kong's population would know how to revive a person who collapsed in front of them from a heart attack. The number of people who have received some training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compares to 52 per cent in Australia and is below the ideal level, the St John Ambulance Association says. Prompt and proper ...




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