Item description for Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care by American Medical Association...
How to use this book
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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Studio: Random House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 1" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Apr 15, 2000
Publisher Homeschool Bargain Books
ISBN 0375754865 ISBN13 9780375754869
Availability 0 units.
More About American Medical Association
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.
Reviews - What do customers think about Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care?
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.