First Aid and CPR
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Dec 1, 2000 - Medical - 146 pages
An approved text for the National Safety Council's First Aid and CPR course, combining first aid and CPR content with color photos of emergency procedures and real injuries, first aid tips, Web activities, news stories, and guidelines, plus study questions and skill flow charts. Coverage includes victim assessment, life-threatening emergencies, injuries, medical emergencies, and special situations such as childbirth, behavioral emergencies, and wilderness first aid. This edition includes expanded treatment of automated external defibrillators. c. Book News Inc.
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