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Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0679729593, Paperback)When a medical emergency strikes, what you do can mean the difference between life and death. The AMA Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care gives you all the information you need -- quickly, easily, clearly -- so that you can make the difference.
Key features include:
-- Injuries, illnesses, and medical emergencies: an alphabetical listing to help you find the information you need quickly.
-- CPR: the most up-to-date information for infants, children, and adults.
-- First-aid techniques you can practice so you're prepared when emergency strikes.
-- What happens in the emergency room; knowing when to call your doctor or the hospital and what information to have ready.
-- Lifesaving techniques: clear, easy-to-follow instructions such as how to transport a victim with head or neck injuries.
-- Sports injuries: treatment and recovery, especially for the amateur, school, and weekend athlete.
-- Comprehensive index: a complete listing by subject and symptom for fast reference.
-- Completely revised and updated.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:34:50 -0400)
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.
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