Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTS)

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 21, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is pleased to bring you the Second Edition of its national pediatric first aid course, Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTs). The PedFACTs course is designed to give caregivers and teachers the education and confidence that they need to care effectively for sick or injured children. This participant manual is the core of the PedFACTs course with features that reinforce and expand on the essential information. Each emergency topic is divided into three sections: •What You Should Know: Provides background information. •What You Should Look For: Provides assessment information. •What You Should Do: Provides first aid treatment information?The “4Cs of Pediatric First Aid” help focus providers on the steps they need to take to safely manage emergencies: Check, Call, Care, and Complete. New to the Second Edition, instructors can choose to teach the entire course in the classroom setting or have their students take the 2-hour online course before coming to class for the on-site skills and scenarios.
 

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Contents

What is Pediatric First Aid?
2
Prevention
14
4Cs of Pediatric First Aid
40
Difficulty Breathing
68
CPR and Choking Relief
86
Loss of Responsiveness Fainting and Head Injuries
116
Seizures
134
Allergic Reactions
146
Cold and HeatRelated Injuries
296
Eye Injuries
316
Oral Injuries
332
Common Chronic Diseases
350
Preparedness
374
Common Childhood Illnesses
390
First Aid
456
Forms
467

Bites and Stings
164
Poisonings and Ingestions
200
Controlling Infection Bleeding and Swelling
222
Bone Joint and Muscle Injuries
256
Burns
276
Disinfection and Sanitation
474
Child Abuse
481
Index
485
Photo Credits
501
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