First Aid for Children Fast
Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff, John Hopkins Children&s Center, DK Publishing, Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Dorling Kindersley, 1995 - First aid in illness and injury - 128 pages
Children are curious, always experimenting with their surroundings. Unfortunately accidents and emergencies sometimes occur. First Aid for Children Fast prepares you to react quickly and calmly. From the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, this authoritative guide clearly illustrates step-by-step treatments for more than 100 childhood emergencies. A specially designed index gives instant access to treatments and accurate information -- when you need it most. It covers everything from accident prevention and child safety to choosing first aid equipment and performing first aid techniques. First Aid for Children Fast shows and tells you immediately what to do in a clear, accessible format, making it an essential manual to be kept at hand wherever children live, visit, or play.
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abdominal thrusts acetaminophen adhesive bandage ambulance ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION assess his condition binder bandage blanket bleeding blister blood body breath of artificial breathing and pulse calamine lotion CALL A DOCTOR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Chemical burns chest compressions followed child loses consciousness chin choking child condition see UNCONSCIOUS cool water Cover the wound CPR SUMMARY electrical emergency emergency medical services Feel for breath five chest compressions gently hand head back help arrives HOSPITAL hypothermia injured side KEEP his head knee legs let your child minutes neck nose object Open the airway pain pillows pinch Place two fingers POISON CONTROL CENTER POSITION see p.24 prepared to resuscitate Raise and support Reassure your child Recognizing recovery position remove signs of shock skin sterile dressing sure swelling TAKE YOUR CHILD tape Tell your child temperature tepid water Tilt her head toddler toys UNCONSCIOUS BABY UNCONSCIOUS CHILD vomit wash