First Aid for Families
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Mar 7, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 236 pages
Essential first aid information for every parent or caregiver from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the international authority on child health and well-being. The ability to provide basic care for an injured or ill child is a fundamental skill set that every parent or guardian should have. In most cases, situations that require first aid are not life threatening and can be managed with simple, commonsense procedures; the key for parents and other family members is have access to this information when they need it. Developed by experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics, First Aid for Families: A Parent's Guide to Safe and Healthy Kids provides immediate access to vital first aid information on a range of common childhood illnesses and emergencies. This essential home resource gives parents the confidence they need to provide timely and appropriate care. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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What Is Pediatric First Aid?
Six Steps of Pediatric First Aid
Controlling Infection Bleeding and Swelling
Bone Joint and Muscle Injuries
Loss of Responsiveness Fainting and Head Injuries
Convulsions and Seizures
Heat and ColdRelated Injuries
What Can I Do to Keep My Child Safe?
Bites and Stings
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