First Aid Handbook: Fast and Effective Emergency Care
An authoritative manual that brings all the safe accessible and reliable first aid information you will need together into one handy volume. Understanding at least the basics of first aid is a vital skill that everyone should master, and this book is the perfect teacher. This fully illustrated, comprehensive guide provides expert, up-to-date information on the safest and easiest ways to prevent and deal with all kinds of problems and emergencies. It includes chapters that cover special life-saving techniques, problems specific to babies and small children, outdoor safety, safety tips for active hobbies or travelling abroad, and how to avoid accidents and dangerous medical situations, complementary therapies and alternative treatments and solutions.
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abdominal pain abdominal thrusts accidents acetaminophen airway alcohol allergic anaphylactic shock apply Aromatherapy assess asthma avoid baby bandage bites bone brain breathing difficulties burns call the emergency cardiac arrest casualty casualty's cause chemical chest compressions child choking circulation clothing cold condition consciousness Coping cough damage danger Dealing diabetes diarrhea dizziness doctor DRSABC drugs effective electrical emergency services feel fever fingers first-aid fluids fracture fumes hand hazards head injury headache heart attack Homeopathy hospital hypothermia infection inhalation injured person internal bleeding keep knee legs limb lungs medical help mouth move muscles nausea neck nerves oxygen padding paramedics poisoning possible prevent problems recovery position rescue breaths resuscitation risk safe Safety serious shock SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS signs of breathing SKILLS CHECKLIST skin sling someone spinal injury sprains sterile dressing stop sufferer swelling tetanus tissue unconscious victim vital vomiting wound