A Parent's Guide to Childhood Emergencies
Unique in that it is written in conjunction with a hospital and its doctors, this comprehensive guide focuses not only on preventing trips to the emergency room, but also on how to deal with injuries or illnesses as they occur--including recognizing when professional help is needed--and how to cope with pain. Illustrated throughout.
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Injuries Are Mo Accident
Prepare Yourself to Deal with
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abdominal pain acetaminophen adults AMBULANCE Anaphylaxis aspirin Assess Airway asthma baby baby's bandage bicycle bicycle helmets bite black widow spider bleeding brown recluse spider burns CALL YOUR DOCTOR cause child has symptoms child stops breathing CHILD TO EMERGENCY Children's Hospital Circulation and give cough CPR if child dehydration deliver diarrhea difficulty breathing disease drug emergency department emergency medical EMERGENCY NUMBER epiglottitis fever fingers fluids foreign body give CPR head injury headache Heimlich maneuver helmets Hospital of Philadelphia hypoglycemia hypothermia illness infants infection ingested inhalation Keep child warm life-threatening minutes mouth muscle neck nose NUMBER if child obstruction occur older children parents Pediatrics percent poison control center prevent PROVIDE FIRST AID pulse reassured relieve respiratory distress Reye's syndrome risk safety seizure serious skin spider sting suicide swelling syrup of ipecac TAKE CHILD take your child temperature tick usually vaccine vomiting wound young children