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
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. Find out how to treat over 100 different conditions from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness and how to use essential equipment. 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)
Author: Barbara Cleaver
Release Date: 2006
Genre: First aid in illness and injury
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. Published in association with the UK's three leading first-aid providers, this manual gives you the knowledge you need instantly if someone falls ill or gets hurt.
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: 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: 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: Paul S. Auerbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Since 1986, Medicine for the Outdoors has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on the subject. Packed with step-by-step instructions and how-to explanations, this updated edition tells you the best way to respond to just about any medical problem. Logically organized, simple-to-understand enhanced illustrations and an increased focus on new topics mean this medical reference book may literally save your life. Whether you’re venturing into mountains, deserts, forests, or out to sea, it belongs in your pack! Examine the most diverse and comprehensive coverage of medical conditions related to the outdoors. Be guided through logical and complete explanations of every topic. Enhance your understanding with descriptive material including numerous drawings and instructions. Research recommendations for injury and illness prevention. Locate answers quickly with a helpful comprehensive index. Clearly visualize how to perform specific treatments, such as the use of a SAM® splint, with an increased number of helpful illustrations. Stay abreast of the latest in emergency medicine care, including new antibiotics, medicines, products to control bleeding, and today's most common infectious disease threats. Enhance your understanding of Lyme disease; water disinfection; emerging diseases (including West Nile Virus); and how to seek safety and act during natural disasters. Take advantage of Dr. Auerbach’s expert guidance with revised recommendations on high-altitude problems, drowning, airways management, toxic plants, and snake bites. Access new appendices covering AIDS/HIV transmission, expanded treatment instructions, global conflict guidelines (including terrorism), and canine medicine. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader.
Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Genre: Health & Fitness
"For people who want to develop their bushcraft skills and survive outdoors, this book provides information for treating injuries and illness while in the wild. It includes tips and information on how to use typical outdoorsman items in case of a medical emergency or survival situation"--
Author: Vivien J. Armstrong
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Look after your little people - expert first aid for your homeFrom 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 new edition of First Aid for Babies and Children Fast, published in association with the British Red Cross, gives you the knowledge you need instantly if a baby or child falls ill or gets hurt.User-friendly step-by-steps tell you how to treat babies and children for more than 100 medical conditions and injuries from minor cuts and burns to meningitis and asthma attacks. First aid procedures are illustrated photographically to give clear, detailed guidance, all colour-coded for quick reference for when you are in a hurry.Keep First Aid for Babies and Children Fast handy - for home, and for leisure.
Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-04-25
Genre: Health & Fitness
This manual is developed for use within advanced first aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through Emergency Care & Safety Institute. Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, Seventh Edition is ideal for use within college-level courses designed to certify individuals in first aid, CPR, and AED.
An indispensable guide for all parents and caretakers that covers a wide range of childhood emergencies. From anaphylaxis to burns to severe bleeding and bruising, First Aid Fast for Babies and Children offers clear advice, and step-by-step photographs show you what to do. This revised and updated sixth edition abides by all the latest health guidelines and makes first aid less daunting by giving more prominence to essential actions. Quick reference symbols at the end of every sequence indicate whether to seek medical advice, take your child to the hospital, or call an ambulance, and question-and-answer sections provide additional easy-to-access information. It even includes helpful advice on child safety in and around the home. First Aid Fast for Babies and Children gives you all the direction you need to deal with an injury or first aid emergency and keep your baby or child safe.