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How to Clean and Store Reusable Medical Instruments for Healthcare Professionals

In the world of healthcare, cleanliness and hygiene are paramount. Properly cleaning and storing reusable medical instruments is not just a matter of compliance; it’s a fundamental step in ensuring patient safety and preventing cross-contamination. At LFA First Response, we understand the critical role these instruments play in your daily practice.

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Defibrillators in WA Schools | Updated 2023/2024 Mandate

In the fast-paced school environment, the safety of students and staff is paramount. A key aspect of school safety is the presence of defibrillators, or Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), on school premises. On November 15 2023, Department of Education Director General Lisa Rodgers released an official CEO instruction mandating Automated External Defibrillators in all WA public schools by 30 June 2024, effective from 15 November 2023.

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Who Is Responsible for First Aid In The Workplace?

When accidents or illnesses occur in the workplace, immediate and appropriate first aid could mean the difference between a minor incident and a major crisis. An understanding of responsibilities and maintaining compliance with Australia’s stringent health and safety regulations is imperative. But who really is accountable for first aid in the workplace, and how is this managed effectively?

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How to Read Urine Test Strips: A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Caregivers

Rapid urine test strips offer a simple way of testing a urine sample for a handful of different things and identifying a deviation in the expected levels within the urine. It’s vital that health professionals and caregivers understand how to read a urine test strip result properly and grasp the meaning of the result.

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How to Properly Use a Thermometer to Read Body Temperature

One part of an immune response the body may undergo when sick is an increase in body temperature, which is known as a fever. Let’s take a look at how to use a thermometer, the different kinds of thermometers, and how to regulate body temperature.

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