First Aid Handbook: Fast and Effective Emergency Care

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Southwater, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 256 pages
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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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Contents

Action at an Emergency
11
Removing clothing and helmets 1819
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Skills checklist
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Dr Pippa Keech Mb Chb Mrcgp is a trained GP whose particular areas of interest are in accident and emergency medicine as well as psychiatry. Also an experienced and enthusiastic writer, she produces regular medical articles and features, and has worked for Pulse magazine.

Anne Charlish is a recognized journalist specializing in conception and pregnancy. She is the author of "Birth Tech "and "Your Natural Pregnancy. "Kim Davies is a journalist specializing in health, lifestyle, and natural remedies. She is the author of "Natural Baby & Toddler Care,

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