The American Medical Association Handbook of First Aid & Emergency CarePaperback - 1990
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.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1990.
Edition: Revised edition
Branch Call Number: REF 616 .0252 AME
Characteristics: xvi, 332 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.