Fifth edition DK's First Aid Manual covers every aspect of first aid, including what it means to be a first aider, how to use essential equipment, and treatments for more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness. Clear step-by-step photography, all shot in-situ to reflect real-life situations, is featured throughout the book. Key Features: · Step-by-step photography throughout, to show the reader exactly what to do in any situation · Quick-reference emergency first aid section · Clear anatomy and physiology sections, to help the reader understand treatment priorities · Every condition clearly explained with causes, symptoms, and signs, as well as action plans
Author: St. John Ambulance
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Release Date: 2009
Genre: First aid in illness and injury
Expert first aid for your home – fully revised and updated 9th editionFrom 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.
Author: Shirley A Jones
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2011-10-05
Awarded AJN Book of the Year Award 2012! From performing CPR on an adult, child, or infant to dealing with bleeding and shock, cuts and broken bones, heart attacks, emergency childbirth, poisoning, drowning, scuba diving mishaps, wilderness survival, and natural disasters such as tornadoes, wildfires, floods, and earthquakes…this portable, waterproof guide helps you quickly find the information you need to develop a plan of action for assessing and treating all kinds of first aid and survival emergencies.
Skills to Save A Life Whether you are miles from help or immersed in an urban disaster situation, every second counts during a medical emergency. This book will help you take quick, effective action to stabilize the situation. The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction in this book will help you prevent or respond to: Dehydration Hypothermia, frostbite and heatstroke Skin wounds including burns, cuts, bites and gunshots Anaphylaxis, allergic reactions and rashes Broken bones and injured joints Plus you'll find detailed packing lists for survival first aid kits of all sizes. This pocket-sized manual is perfect for packing in first aid kits, bug out bags, day-hiking packs and vehicle kits. Medical emergencies are unplanned and unpredictable, but you can be prepared. Arm yourself with knowledge that can save a life.
Author: American Red Cross
Publisher: Little, Brown
Release Date: 1992-05-27
The first moments after an injury occurs are the most critical. This authoritative guidebook, based on course materials used by Red Cross chapters across the United States, shows you how to handle every type of first aid emergency.
Author: Brigitte Mars
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Release Date: 2017-08-22
Genre: Health & Fitness
Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help. Become an effective first responder with a combination of best first-aid practices, herbs, and standard homeopathic applications. This quick-reference handbook spells out hundreds of life-saving techniques, commonsense tips, and time-tested herbal remedies that everyone should know. From how to perform basic CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver to the best immediate response to natural disasters, you’ll find the most practical, effective actions to take to ensure survival.
Author: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2012-09-21
Genre: Health & Fitness
Caregivers and teachers need to know what to do when a child is injured or becomes suddenly ill. Most injuries that require first aid care are not life-threatening. However, first aid can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. This course is designed to give caregivers and teachers the education they need to effectively care for children.
Transform your golf game with this expert guide � and lower your handicap too Learn to play like a pro and improve your golf game, whether you are a novice or experienced club golfer. You�ll start by taking a test to discover your level of ability, then follow progressive exercises designed to develop your golfing technique. From tee shots to coping with bunkers, learn to improve your golf swing immeasurably. Give yourself the winning edge with over 160 practice drills, then discover how to fix the top 10 most common faults that can creep into any golfers game. Find expert tips on buying your golfing equipment, learn the all-important golf etiquette and refresh your memory on golf�s most important rules and lingo. It�s the ultimate guide to playing better golf.
Author: Italo Subbarao
Publisher: Random House Reference &
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Health & Fitness
Explains what to do in a medical emergency, offering the latest information and instruction in CPR, the treatment of sports injuries, what to do and expect in an emergency room, and when to call for help.
Author: Colin Berry
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2012-07-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation
This highly popular guide to emergency first aid at sea has been updated throughout. A bestseller for many years, it has been updated for this new edition with fresh artwork and sturdier pages to withstand the harsh marine environment. Its handy features are: Wiro binding makes the pages easy to turn and enables the book to lie flat Lamination means book is water resistant and wipe clean A colour-coded thumb index to emergencies for quick reference 'Provides rapidly accessible guidelines for dealing with medical emergencies in a small boat or yacht at sea.' Nautical Magazine 'A highly practical on-board emergency tool written by doctors who sail.' Yachting Monthly
The First Aid Manual is the UK's only fully authorised first aid guide, endorsed by St John Ambulance, St Andrew's First Aid and the British Red Cross and packed with step-by-step first aid advice. Used as the official training manual for the UK's leading first aid organisations' courses, the bestselling First Aid Manual covers all aspects of first aid, from emergency first aid and first aid for babies and children, to the latest guidelines on resuscitation, helping a drowning casualty, and snake bites. Find out how to treat over 100 different conditions from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unresponsiveness and how to use essential equipment including a defibrillator. Step-by-step photography, all shot in-situ to reflect real-life issues, shows you what to do in any situation. The ideal first aid book for you and your family, keep the First Aid Manual handy; it could be a life-saver. (Previous edition ISBN 9781409342007)