Disability and cultural considerations in the delivery of first aid
Caroline Hattersley Community education manager, British Red Cross, London, Advice and advocacy, National Autistic Society, London
Jane Keogh First aid education department, British Red Cross, London
This article, the seventh in a series of eight, covers a range of issues that nurses may come across when providing first aid treatment to people with disabilities or those with cultural backgrounds different from their own. It is not designed to be an exhaustive guide, but will enable nurses to consider challenges they may encounter.
Nursing Standard. 24, 10, 35-37. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.11.24.10.35.c7386Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review