Sydney man attacked by shark – First Aid

You never know when you will need first aid. This attack is life threatening and the casualty may have lost a lot of blood. What would you do in this situation? Would you be able to provide first aid care? Is it time to refresh your First Aid or CPR skills with Simple Instruction?


06:00 AEST Fri Sep 3 2010, 6 hours 24 minutes ago, By ninemsn staff.A Sydney man has suffered severe cuts to his face and neck after being bitten by a shark while holidaying in the Solomon Islands.

Benjamin D’Emden, 34, was swimming off the shore of a remote island resort in the Pacific nation when the shark attacked him from below, the Daily Telegraph reported.

Mr D’Emden was flown to the country’s capital, Honiara, for emergency treatment.

Doctors worked to stabilise Mr D’Emden and it is expected he will be flown to Australian for further care.

He had been holidaying with 16 other Australians, including his father, when the attack happened.