The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide

Quickly identify signs and symptoms of a wide range of medical conditions andlearn how to recognize the difference between a minor injury or illness, and those that are more serious with this essential handbook.

The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide

From minor cuts and burns, to heart attacks and strokes, this handy, take-anywhere guide gives you the knowledge and advice you need to recognize and respond to any medical emergency. Be prepared for any medical emergency and handle it safely and efficiently with The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide. Quickly identify signs and symptoms of a wide range of medical conditions andlearn how to recognize the difference between a minor injury or illness, and those that are more serious with this essential handbook. Each section of The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide includes a quick list of signs and symptoms to look for and step-by-step first aid instructions for dealing with each situation, all in user-friendly, simple language that’s easy to understand. Medical issues covered include: —First aid basics, including roles and responsibilities of a first aider, managing an incident, activating emergency services, and infection control —Lifesaving skills including the recovery position, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) —Minor injuries and conditions, including soft tissue injuries, splinters, blisters, eye injuries, nosebleed, diarrhea, and vomiting —Traumatic injuries including severe bleeding, amputation, shock, fractures, crush injuries, burns, and head and neck injuries —Medical emergencies including heart attack, stroke, asthma, anaphylaxis, hypoglycemia, meningitis, seizures, poisoning, and emergency childbirth —Environmental conditions including hypothermia, frostbite, heat stroke, sunburn, and lightning strike —Pediatric emergencies and illnesses, including assessing an unresponsive child or baby, pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), choking, croup, and febrile seizures —First aid kit lists for home, vehicles, and outdoor use With an appendix featuring an A-to-Z list of every condition covered, it’s easy for you to quickly find the exact information you need in any situation you may face. With its small trim and portable size, The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide is the perfect addition to a home first aid kit, car first aid kit, disaster-survival bag, as well as a pocket companion for EMTs and other first responders in the field.

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The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: John Furst
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-13 - Publisher: Adams Media

From minor cuts and burns, to heart attacks and strokes, this handy, take-anywhere guide gives you the knowledge and advice you need to recognize and respond to any medical emergency. Be prepared for any medical emergency and handle it safely and efficiently with The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide. Quickly
Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid
Language: en
Pages: 28
Authors: Ron Cordes, Betty Cordes
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-06-01 - Publisher: Pocket Guides Pub Incorporated

This handy guide is an almost indestructible how-to tool. It includes need-to-know information for bleeding, heart attack, injuries, shock and more. Best of all, the guide is waterproof, dirt-proof and pocket-sized, so you can take it everywhere!
Pocket Guide To Emergency First Aid
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Larraine Sumaya
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-28 - Publisher:

What would you do if a member of your family suffered a medical emergency? You could certainly call for trained emergency medical responders, but what would you do while you're waiting for them to arrive? Every second counts during a medical emergency. Be prepared for any medical emergency and handle
American Medical Association Pocket Guide to Emergency First Aid
Language: en
Pages: 86
Authors: American Medical Association
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-01-01 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

One of the first guides in an important new pocket series from the nation's most trusted health-care authority: the American Medical Association.
The Pocket First-Aid Field Guide
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: George E. Dvorchak
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Practical advice for the on-the-go outdoorsman, this field-friendly guide is essential for anyone interested in first-aid preparation and care. Here is advice useful on a hike or for any fishing trip, including step-by-step instructions on dealing with fractures, suturing wounds, treating eyes and ears, managing allergic reactions, and more. With