Pediatric First Aid, CPR, and AED
McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2005 - Medical - 153 pages
The Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED manual is 153 pages and full-color. It covers the material included in a 6 to 7.5-hour course. This book is for anyone who takes care of children, including parents, daycare and other childcare workers, teachers and others. The focus is on preventing childhood injury where possible, how to recognize and act in a pediatric emergency and sustain life until professional help can arrive. Along with basic first aid components such as bleeding control and shock, the book covers child abuse and common childhood illnesses.
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abdominal acetaminophen Actions for parents Additional airway ALERT anaphylaxis asthma basic life support becomes unresponsive bite blood body bone cardiac arrest cause CHAPTER PREVIEW Check the ABCs chest compressions child lie child's ABCs child's head childcare center's policy clothing cold pack control bleeding cool coughing diarrhea emergency fever Figure fluids Follow your childcare give BLS give first aid give the child Headache healthcare provider heart heat heat cramps heatstroke help arrives hypothermia ibuprofen infant infection inhaler Keep the child Learnin minutes Monitor the child's mouth muscle Nausea neck needed nose object occurs pads pain Poison pressure prevent problems Put an unresponsive rash recovery position remove rescue breathing roller bandage school or childcare Seek medical attention seizure serious signs and symptoms signs of breathing signs of circulation skin spinal injury splint sprain stop suspect swelling True or False unresponsive child victim vomiting wash wound