How to use EFAM 2011?

EFAM 2011 is a tool that will help you to create first aid manuals, courses, posters and other materials. Make it easy on yourself and use the digital texts, a pdf-file, photos and illustrations and an InDesign-file.

Digital text and pdf file

Each topic is dealt with as follows:

  • Introduction: background information in clear language about:
  • What do you observe?
  • What should you do?
    • Brief, clear instructions for the first aid provider
    • Use of a pictogram (hand) to increase recognition
    • Click here for an example
       
  • Techniques:
    • Explained in a separate box
    • Brief, clear instructions for the first aid provider
    • Numbered, in order to emphasise the correct order of actions
    • Click here for an example
       

Photos and illustrations

  • In high resolution (300 dpi), ideal for printing
  • To clarify and highlight symptoms and techniques
  • Sketches of situations
  • Click here for an example
     

InDesign file

A ready-made layout concept for developing your own first aid manual.
 

Download a topic: 'spinal injury'

Download a topic: 'spinal injury'

In the event of a spinal injury, the head can be immobilised using both hands © Frank Toussaint/Belgian Red Cross-Flanders In the event of a spinal injury, the head can be immobilised using both hands