In this category you will find information on common injuries and accidents that can occur and how to deal with them. The information in our doctor-authored leaflets includes how these conditions are disgnosed and treated, as well as common complications that can arise. If a member of your family has epilepsy and you need to know "How do I deal with a seizure?" or if there's a budding sportsman in your household and you need "What are the symptoms of shin splints?" you will find answers in this section. Some of the leaflets have been adapted (with permission) from St John ambulance first aid information and are designed to help you cope with situations like burns, bleeding and bites. Others help you cope until appropriate help arrives, such as 'Dealing with a Heart Attack' or 'Dealing with a Stroke'.

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