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Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care [Paperback]

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When a medical emergency strikes, what you do can mean the difference between life and death. The American Medical Association Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care, Revised Edition, gives you all the information you need--quickly, easily, clearly--so that you can make the difference.

Key features include the most up-to-date emergency care information:

the newest CPR positions and techniques to be used on infants, children, and adults

first-aid and lifesaving techniques you can practice so you're prepared when an emergency strikes

injuries, illnesses, and medical emergencies: an alphabetical listing to help you find the information you need quickly

easy-to-follow instructions and clear line drawings that walk you through each step

what happens in the emergency room; knowing when to call your doctor or the hospital and what information to have ready

sports injuries: treatment and recovery, especially for the amateur, school, or weekend athlete

a chart to be filled in for each family member to list medical information, such as allergies and immunizations, to have on hand for emergency situations

a comprehensive index, with complete listings by subject and symptom for fast reference

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Random House
Pages   368
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 1"
Weight:   0.9 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 15, 2000
Publisher   Homeschool Bargain Books
ISBN  0375754865  
ISBN13  9780375754869  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a board-certified Adolescent Medicine specialist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is a practicing and teaching physician specializing in the care of adolescents at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition to her Doctor of Medicine degree, she has a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Public Health degree.

Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. She has a master's degree in social work from Columbia University as well as a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents from NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.

American Medical Association currently resides in Chicago, in the state of Illinois.

American Medical Association has published or released items in the following series...
  1. AMA Family Medical Guide
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AMA Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care  Jun 13, 2000
Part I of this book includes planning for emergencies. Topics covered are safeguarding your home against accidents, what to tell medical personnel when an emergency situation occurrs and medical charts to fill out for family members.

Emergency procedures, i.e., CPR and the Heimlach Maneuver, are highlighted with red on the edge of the book for quick reference.

Other areas covered are recognizing medical problems, snake and insect bites and sports injuries.

This is a great book to keep with a First Aid Kit.


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