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First-aid specialist in your pocket: Red Cross launches free first aid app
Multimedia Red Cross-Flanders today has a Belgian version of the free first aid app launched, so that anyone first can provide help in case of an accident or in an emergency. In addition, there would soon be an overview on the app to find the nearest AED devices, for in the case of a cardiac arrest. That the organization has let you know in a press release.

According to the Red Cross provides more than 80 percent of the respondents have no first aid when right next to them someone succumbs to a cardiac arrest. The app is designed for those who have never participated in a training course and does not know what he should do in such an emergency. Would anyone with the app able to basishulp to offer in case of emergency.

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It comes to the international app of the IFRC which is now also a Belgian version has gotten. According to the Red Cross distinguishes the app from other similar apps because there is not only life-threatening emergencies, but also more simple injuries can be treated. the

"Happy to the point of breakdown in our neighborhood it's not every day someone of a cardiac arrest, but the chance that we have someone with his bike fall or in a other non-life-threatening situation ending up, is already much larger. Both banal injuries, such as a nosebleed or a schaafwonde, as in case of severe accident, it is important to quickly and correctly to react and will the app help first aid from now on", says Ine Tassignon, spokesman of the belgian Red Cross-Flanders. the

"When serious injury, notify the emergency services via the number 112, but in anticipation of their arrival, you can be already qualified to administer first aid,” she adds.

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