Our world is a dangerous place, and a knowledge of first aid isnot only useful but essential. This compact, easy-to-use volume contains invaluable information on what to do in case of accidents or illness of all types and degrees of severity -- from removing a splinter to treating cardiac arrest. Even the most inexperienced first aid-giver will be able to cope with situations that require immediate attention, following the clear step-by-step instructions that will enable anyone to relieve discomfort . . . or to save a life.