First Aid Manual: The Authorised Manual of St. John Ambulance, St. Andrew's Ambulance Association, and the British Red Cross
Dorling Kindersley, 2009 - First aid in illness and injury - 288 pages
From first-aid essentials to life-saving procedures, it's worth having someone who knows what they are doing to cope with life's little (and big) emergencies. The latest edition of this best-selling manual, published in association with the UK's three leading first-aid providers, gives you the knowledge you need instantly if someone falls ill or gets hurt.
Brand new live-action step-by-step photographs show you how to treat casualties and over 100 medical conditions and injuries, from minor burns to heart attacks. Find information on the latest life-saving procedures and resuscitation guidelines as well as basic first aid techniques, like bandaging and applying dressings.
Plus, new chapters explain what it's like being a first aider, what to do in an emergency situation and how to look after a casualty. Keep it handy - for home, for work and for leisure.