Health and Safety Handbook

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Jan 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
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Themes: Hi-Lo, Lifeskills, career, achieve independence, skills, health and safety. Combining practical content with visual appeal, the 21st Century Lifeskills handbooks read more like a magazine than a book. Highly readable with full-color photographs, a smaller trim size and an eye-popping layout, these 120-page handbooks are great for teaching life skills to a twenty-first century population. The 10 handbooks in this series will provide readers a thorough and non-threatening introduction to the multi-dimensional competencies, concepts, and vocabulary they need to achieve independences--including community resources, job searching, money management, job etiquette, health, moving and more. Used along or in conjunction with the 21st Century Lifeskills worktexts, these handbooks offer students a unique and visual way to achieve real-world literacy. The handbook is a thorough and non-threatening introduction to: Prevention: The Best Cure; Getting Medical Attention; Handling Health Problems. Avoiding Health Hazards. This handbook offers students a unique and visual way to achieve real-world literacy.
 

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Contents

Contents
8
Hygiene
14
Nutrition
20
Staying Safe at Home
26
Getting Medical Attention
35
The Doctors Office
42
Dental Treatment
48
Mental Health
54
First Aid and the Emergency Room
70
Prescription Medicines
76
OvertheCounter Medicines
82
Avoiding Health Hazards
89
Tobacco
98
Alcohol and Illegal Drugs
104
Infectious Diseases
110
Word List
116

Handling Health Problems
61

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