First Aid for Children Fast
Fully revised practical guide to dealing with childhood emergencies. From minor injuries such as scraped knees to major, potentially life-threatening conditions such as choking and shock, Johns Hopkins First Aid for Children Fast provides clear, step-by-step instructions for dealing with any childhood problem. Originally published in 1995, it has been completely revised and updated in line with currently accepted first aid techniques, including all changes made by the International Guidelines 2000 Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
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HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
BACK AND NECK INJURIES
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abdominal thrusts acetaminophen ambulance ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK assess his condition binder bandage blanket bleeding blister blood breastbone breathing until help CALL ADOCTOR cardiopulmonary cardiopulmonary resuscitation CHECK for breathing Check for signs chest fall child loses consciousness clean pad cold compress cold water condition see UNCONSCIOUS cool cover CPR until help cycle until help ELEVATION SLING emergency medical services EMS Continue EMS Keep fingers five chest compressions gauze GIVE five chest give rescue breaths hand head back help arrives Help your child HOSPITAL hypothermia injured side Lay your child neck nose object obvious obstruction Open the airway pain pillows pinch plastic wrap poison control center position if breathing POSITION see p.24 prepared to resuscitate RAISE and support Recognizing Remove any obvious seizure signs of circulation Sit your child skin SQUARE KNOT sterile dressing swelling TAKE YOUR CHILD tape TILT toddler toys UNCONSCIOUS BABY UNCONSCIOUS CHILD vomit