American Medical Association Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care

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Italo Subbarao, Jim Lyznicki, American Medical Association, James J. James
Random House Reference, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 396 pages
The ultimate first aid handbook from the experts!
TheAMA Handbook of First Aid and Medical Careis the go-to reference for emergencies that no home will want to be without. Full of practical, clear, and easy-to-understand advice, this resource ensures that every household is prepared for any type of medical situation. Includes line drawings and instructions to help people through emergency situations, as well as a medical information chart that everyone should have on hand.

Includes information on:
• First aid procedures
• CPR positions
• When to call a doctor
• Disaster preparedness
• What to do in the emergency room
• Sports injuries
TheAmerican Medical Associationis the world's most respected and renowned authority in medicine. Founded in 1847, it is the largest and most prestigious professional association for doctors in the United States. The AMA is also the publisher of the acclaimed medical periodical JAMA, which features groundbreaking medical research studies.

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User Review  - rampaginglibrarian - LibraryThing

As accident prone and health unlucky as i am this book is an absolute necessity. It covers absolutely EVERYTHING (and it's a good idea NOT to sit down and read it cover to cover--paranoia may result--though reading through it before emergencies occur is a good idea--just space it out) Read full review

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This much-needed revision of the AMA's Handbook (LJ 10/1/80) ranks as one of the best in a plethora of first-aid guides. The previous edition's introductory essays on general procedures have been ... Read full review

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