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)
Learn the Fundamental Measures for Providing Help to the Injured - With Clear Explanations & 100+ Instructive Images
Author: Department of the Army
Publisher: Madison & Adams Press
Category: Health & Fitness
Whether you are faced with an open wound, an airway obstruction, a head injury, a fracture or a snakebite, this book will teach you how to help yourself or save somebody’s life. Here you will find thoroughly explained and easy to follow first aid measures for all types of casualties. Be prepared to act in a split second when emergency occurs: Content: Fundamental Criteria for First Aid: Understanding Vital Body Functions for First Aid Terminology Basics of First Aid Evaluating Causality... Basic Measures for First Aid: Open the Airway and Restore Breathing Breathing Process Assessment of and Positioning the Casualty Rescue Breathing (Artificial Respiration) Mouth-to-Mouth Method Mouth-to-Nose Method Heartbeat Stop the Bleeding and Protect the Wound Entrance and Exit Wounds Manual Pressure Digital Pressure Tourniquet Check for Shock Causes and Effects Signs and Symptoms... Specific Injuries: Head, Neck and Facial Injuries Chest Wounds Abdominal Wounds Burn Injuries Dressings and Bandages... Fractures: Signs and Symptoms Splints, Padding, Bandages, Slings, and Swathes Upper Extremity Lower Extremity Jaw, Collarbone and Shoulder Spinal Column Neck Climatic Injuries: Heat Injuries Cold Injuries Bites and Stings: Snakes Human or Animal Bites Marine Animals Insects... Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Environment: Classification of Chemical and Biological Agents Conditions for Masking Signs and Symptoms Background Information on Nerve Agents Blister Agents Choking Agents (Lung-Damaging Agents) Cyanogen (Blood) Agents Incapacitating Agents Toxins Nuclear Detonation... Psychological Reactions: Situations Requiring Psychological First Aid Respect for Others’ Feelings Emotional and Physical Disability Combat and Other Operational Stress Reactions Severe Stress or Stress Reaction Reactions and Limitations...
This is a First Aid manual with a difference...it’s for children and in the form of short stories too! Did you know that only 17% of the UK’s population knows first aid? Why not change that figure and enjoy some children’s literature at the same time. With the involvement of illustration, colour and rhymes your children are bound to learn in no time! Now is the perfect chance to learn! Belinda Guy
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 Illustrated South African First-aid Manual covers everything you need to know about how to cope with common first-aid emergencies. Concise instructions and step-by-step illustrations provide ‘at-a-glance’ guidelines on treating wounds, burns, bites, stings, fractures, choking, strains and sprains, bleeding, amputations and eye injuries, plus how to handle episodes of hypothermia, heat stroke, poisoning, epilepsy, diarrhoea and vomiting, and emergency childbirth. Life-threatening emergencies, such as cardiac arrest, shock, choking, drowning and breathing difficulties are covered in detail, along with the correct procedures for performing chest compressions, rescue breathing and CPR. Short introductory chapters explain what to do at an emergency scene, the responsibilities of the first aider, the basic provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act with regard to first aid, what a first aid kit should contain, and basic anatomy and body systems. There is also a short chapter on emergency treatment for pets.
Shares accessible guidelines for self-treatment and the care of others when medical professionals are not immediately available, in a reference that draws on military expertise to provide recommendations for sustaining life and minimizing further injury. Original.
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)