eBook ACEP First Aid Manual, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465429956
  • ISBN-13: 9781465429957
  • DDC: 616.02
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Frontispiece.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Foreword.

Contents.

Introduction.

1: How to Use This Book.

2: Becoming a First Aider.

3: What is a First Aider?.

4: How to Prepare Yourself.

5: Protection from Infection.

6: Dealing with a Casualty.

7: Requesting Help.

8: The Use of Medication.

9: Remember Your Own Needs.

10: Managing an Incident.

11: Action at an Emergency.

12: Traffic Accidents.

13: Fires.

14: Electrical Incidents.

15: Water Incidents.

16: Major Incident/Mass Casualties.

17: Assessing a Casualty.

18: Assessing the Sick or Injured.

19: Mechanisms of Injury.

20: Primary Survey.

21: Secondary Survey.

22: Head-to-Toe Examination.

23: Monitoring Vital Signs.

24: The Unconscious Casualty.

25: Breathing and Circulation.

26: Life-Saving Priorities.

27: Unconscious Adult.

28: Unconscious Child (One Year to Puberty).

29: Unconscious Infant Under One Year.

30: How to Use an AED.

31: Respiratory Problems.

32: The Respiratory System.

33: Hypoxia.

34: Airway Obstruction.

35: Choking Adult.

36: Choking Child One Year to Puberty.

37: Choking Infant Under One Year.

38: Hanging and Strangulation.

39: Inhalation of Fumes.

40: Drowning.

41: Hyperventilation.

42: Asthma.

43: Croup.

44: Penetrating Chest Wound.

45: Wounds and Circulation.

46: The Heart and Blood Vessels.

47: Bleeding and Types of Wound.

48: Shock.

49: Severe External Bleeding.

50: Internal Bleeding.

51: Impalement.

52: Amputation.

53: Crush Injury.

54: Cuts and Scrapes.

55: Bruising.

56: Blisters.

57: Infected Wound.

58: Foreign Object in a Wound.

59: Scalp and Head Wounds.

60: Eye Wound.

61: Bleeding from the Ear.

62: Nosebleed.

63: Knocked-Out Adult Tooth.

64: Bleeding from the Mouth.

65: Finger Wound.

66: Wound to the Palm.

67: Wound at a Joint Crease.

68: Abdominal Wound.

69: Vaginal Bleeding.

70: Bleeding Varicose Vein.

71: Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries.

72: The Skeleton.

73: Bones, Muscles, and Joints.

74: Fractures.

75: Dislocated Joint.

76: Strains and Sprains.

77: The Nervous System.

78: Head Injury.

79: Facial Injury.

80: Lower Jaw Injury.

81: Cheekbone and Nose Injury.

82: Collarbone Injury.

83: Shoulder Injury.

84: Upper Arm Injury.

85: Elbow Injury.

86: Forearm and Wrist Injuries.

87: Hand and Finger Injuries.

88: Rib Injury.

89: Fractured Pelvis.

90: Back Pain.

91: Spinal Injury.

92: Hip and Thigh Injuries.

93: Lower Leg Injuries.

94: Knee Injury.

95: Ankle Injury.

96: Foot and Toe Injuries.

97: Cramps.

98: Effects of Heat and Cold.

99: The Skin.

100: Assessing a Burn.

101: Severe Burns and Scalds.

102: Minor Burns and Scalds.

103: Burns to the Airway.

104: Electrical Burn.

105: Chemical Burn.

106: Chemical Burn to the Eye.

107: Flash Burn to the Eye.

108: Incapacitant Spray Exposure.

109: Dehydration.

110: Sunburn.

111: Heat Exhaustion.

112: Heatstroke.

113: Hypothermia.

114: Frostbite.

115: Foreign Objects, Poisoning, Bites & Stings.

116: The Sensory Organs.

117: Splinter.

118: Embedded Fishhook.

119: Swallowed Foreign Object.

120: Foreign Object in the Eye.

121: Foreign Object in the Ear.

122: Foreign Object in the Nose.

123: How Poisons Affect the Body.

124: Types of Poisons.

125: Swallowed Poisons.

126: Drug Poisoning.

127: Alcohol Poisoning.

128: Animal and Human Bites.

129: Insect Sting.

130: Tick Bite.

131: Other Bites and Stings.

132: Snake Bite.

133: Stings from Sea Creatures.

134: Marine Puncture Wound.

135: Medical Conditions.

136: Angina.

137: Heart Attack.

138: Stroke.

139: Diabetes Mellitus.

140: Hyperglycemia.

141: Hypoglycemia.

142: Seizures in Adults.

143: Seizures in Children.

144: Fever.

145: Meningitis.

146: Fainting.

147: Allergy.

148: Anaphylactic Shock.

149: Headache.

150: Migraine.

151: Sore Throat.

152: Earache and Toothache.

153: Abdominal Pain.

154: Vomiting and Diarrhea.

155: Childbirth.

156: Emergency Childbirth.

157: Techniques and Equipment.

158: Removing Clothing.

159: Removing Headgear.

160: Casualty Handling.

161: First Aid Materials.

162: Dressings.

163: Cold Compresses.

164: Principles of Bandaging.

165: Roller Bandages.

166: Tubular Gauze Bandages.

167: Triangular Bandages.

168: Square Knots.

169: Hand and Foot Cover.

170: Arm Sling.

171: Elevation Sling.

172: Improvised Slings.

173: Emergency First Aid.

174: Action in an Emergency.

175: CPR for an Adult.

176: Chest-Compression-Only CPR.

177: CPR for a Child One Year to Puberty.

178: CPR for an Infant Under One Year.

179: Heart Attack.

180: Stroke.

181: Choking Adult.

182: Choking Child One Year to Puberty.

183: Choking Infant Under One Year.

184: Meningitis.

185: Asthma.

186: Anaphylactic Shock.

187: Severe External Bleeding.

188: Shock.

189: Head Injury.

190: Spinal Injury.

191: Broken Bones.

192: Burns and Scalds.