Baby & Child Emergency First Aid: Simple Step-By-Step Instructions for the Most Common Childhood Emergencies

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Mitchell J. Einzing, MD, Paula Kelly
Simon and Schuster, Jan 11, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 96 pages
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This first-aid handbook is the first thing you should reach for when your child has an emergency.  It is designed to help people with limited training in emergency medical procedures--parents, babysitters, grandparents, and childcare providers--deal quickly and easily with 34 of the most common childhood emergencies.  It features numbered step-by-step instructions with easy-to-read type.  The illustrations are clear and make the instructions immediately understandable.  It tells you what you need to know about each emergency, what to check, when to get professional help, and what not to do.

This first-aid handbook is the first thing you should reach for when your child has an emergency--when every second counts.  It is designed to help people with limited training in emergency medical procedures--parents, babysitters, grandparents, and childcare providers--deal quickly and easily with 34 of the most common childhood emergencies.  It features numbered step-by-step instructions with easy-to-read type.  The illustrations are clear and make the instructions immediately understandable.  It tells you what you need to know about each emergency, what to check, when to get professional help, and what not to do.
 

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Contents

Introduction
FirstAid Supplies
How to Make a Splint
How to Make a Sling
EmergencyFirstAidTreatment
Allergic ReactionsAnaphylaxis
Amputation Traumatic
Asthma
Drowning
Earache
Electrical Injuries
Eye Emergencies
Fainting
Fever
Fractures Dislocations
Head Injuries

Bites Stings
Bleeding
BreathingCardiac Emergency
Burns
Choking
Cold Emergencies
ConvulsionSeizure
Croup
Dental Emergencies
Heat Emergencies
Influenza Flu
Nose Emergencies
Poisoning
Shock
Spinal Injury
Sprains Strains
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Mitchell J. Einzig, MD, is a former director of graduate medical education, Minneapolis Children's Medical Center, and professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Paula Kelly, MD, is a pediatrician who lives in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.  She was recently honored by her peers as one of the best children's doctors in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

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