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eBook First Aid Fast for Babies and Children, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465467084
  • ISBN-13: 9781465467089
  • DDC: 618.920025
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

This is an indispensable guide for all parents and caretakers that covers a wide range of childhood emergencies. From anaphylaxis to burns to severe bleeding and bruising, this revised and updated fifth edition offers clear advice, and step-by-step photographs show you what to do, abiding by all the latest health guidelines and making first aid less daunting by giving more prominence to essential actions. Quick reference symbols at the end of every sequence indicate whether to seek medical advice, take your child to the hospital, or call an ambulance, and question-and-answer sections provide additional easy-to-access information. It even includes helpful advice on child safety in and around the home.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Contents.
Introduction.
How to Use This Book.
Action in an Emergency.
1: Fire.
2: Electrical Injury.
3: Water Incident.
4: Checking Vital Signs.
Unresponsiveness.
5: Unresponsiveness.
6: Unresponsive Baby.
7: CPR: Baby.
8: Unresponsive Child.
9: CPR: Child.
10: Recovery Position.
Breathing Difficulties.
11: Choking Baby.
12: Choking Child.
13: Breath Holding.
14: Hiccups.
15: Suffocation and Strangulation.
16: Fume Inhalation.
17: Croup.
18: Asthma.
Wounds and Bleeding.
19: Shock.
20: Severe Bleeding.
21: Embedded Object.
22: Cuts and Abrasions.
23: Infected Wound.
24: Blisters.
25: Eyebrow or Eyelid Wounds.
26: Nosebleed.
27: Ear Wound.
28: Mouth Wound.
29: Amputation.
30: Internal Bleeding.
31: Crush Injury.
32: Chest Wound.
33: Abdominal Wound.
Burns and Scalds.
34: Burns and Scalds.
35: Electrical Burn.
36: Chemical Burn to Skin.
37: Chemical Burn to Eye.
Poisoning.
38: Swallowed Chemicals.
39: Drug or Alcohol Poisoning.
40: Plant Poisoning.
Head, Face, and Spine Injuries.
41: Scalp Wound.
42: Head Injury.
43: Nose or Cheekbone Injury.
44: Jaw Injury.
45: Spine injury.
Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries.
46: Pelvic Injury.
47: Leg Injury.
48: Knee Injury.
49: Foot Injury.
50: Ankle Injury.
51: Collarbone Injury.
52: Rib Injury.
53: Arm Injury.
54: Elbow Injury.
55: Hand Injury.
56: Finger Injury.
57: Cramp.
58: Bruises and Swelling.
Foreign Objects.
59: Splinter.
60: Object in Eye.
61: Object in Ear.
62: Object in Nose.
63: Swallowed Object.
Bites and Stings.
64: Animal and Human Bites.
65: Insect Sting.
66: Poison Ivy Rash.
67: Tick Bite.
68: Jellyfish Sting.
69: Marine Puncture Wound.
70: Snakebite.
Effects of Heat and Cold.
71: Hypothermia.
72: Frostbite.
73: Sunburn.
74: Heat Rash.
75: Heat Exhaustion.
76: Heatstroke.
Medical Disorders.
77: Allergy.
78: Anaphylactic Shock.
79: Diabetic Emergency.
80: Fainting.
81: Fever.
82: Meningitis.
83: Febrile Seizures.
84: Epileptic Seizures.
85: Vomiting and Diarrhea.
86: Stomachache.
87: Earache.
88: Toothache.
First aid Kit.
89: First aid Kit.
90: Dressings.
91: Bandaging.
92: Triangular Bandages.
93: Useful Household Items.
Home Safety.
94: Safety at Home.
95: Hall and Stairs.
96: Living Room or Family Room.
97: Kitchen.
98: Bedrooms.
99: Bathroom.
100: Toys and Playthings.
101: Yard.
102: Garage and Car Safety.
103: Out and about.
104: Traveling with Babies and Children.
Index.
Acknowledgments.
Useful Telephone Numbers.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Contents.
Introduction.
How to Use This Book.
Action in an Emergency.
1: Fire.
2: Electrical Injury.
3: Water Incident.
4: Checking Vital Signs.
Unresponsiveness.
5: Unresponsiveness.
6: Unresponsive Baby.
7: CPR: Baby.
8: Unresponsive Child.
9: CPR: Child.
10: Recovery Position.
Breathing Difficulties.
11: Choking Baby.
12: Choking Child.
13: Breath Holding.
14: Hiccups.
15: Suffocation and Strangulation.
16: Fume Inhalation.
17: Croup.
18: Asthma.
Wounds and Bleeding.
19: Shock.
20: Severe Bleeding.
21: Embedded Object.
22: Cuts and Abrasions.
23: Infected Wound.
24: Blisters.
25: Eyebrow or Eyelid Wounds.
26: Nosebleed.
27: Ear Wound.
28: Mouth Wound.
29: Amputation.
30: Internal Bleeding.
31: Crush Injury.
32: Chest Wound.
33: Abdominal Wound.
Burns and Scalds.
34: Burns and Scalds.
35: Electrical Burn.
36: Chemical Burn to Skin.
37: Chemical Burn to Eye.
Poisoning.
38: Swallowed Chemicals.
39: Drug or Alcohol Poisoning.
40: Plant Poisoning.
Head, Face, and Spine Injuries.
41: Scalp Wound.
42: Head Injury.
43: Nose or Cheekbone Injury.
44: Jaw Injury.
45: Spine injury.
Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries.
46: Pelvic Injury.
47: Leg Injury.
48: Knee Injury.
49: Foot Injury.
50: Ankle Injury.
51: Collarbone Injury.
52: Rib Injury.
53: Arm Injury.
54: Elbow Injury.
55: Hand Injury.
56: Finger Injury.
57: Cramp.
58: Bruises and Swelling.
Foreign Objects.
59: Splinter.
60: Object in Eye.
61: Object in Ear.
62: Object in Nose.
63: Swallowed Object.
Bites and Stings.
64: Animal and Human Bites.
65: Insect Sting.
66: Poison Ivy Rash.
67: Tick Bite.
68: Jellyfish Sting.
69: Marine Puncture Wound.
70: Snakebite.
Effects of Heat and Cold.
71: Hypothermia.
72: Frostbite.
73: Sunburn.
74: Heat Rash.
75: Heat Exhaustion.
76: Heatstroke.
Medical Disorders.
77: Allergy.
78: Anaphylactic Shock.
79: Diabetic Emergency.
80: Fainting.
81: Fever.
82: Meningitis.
83: Febrile Seizures.
84: Epileptic Seizures.
85: Vomiting and Diarrhea.
86: Stomachache.
87: Earache.
88: Toothache.
First aid Kit.
89: First aid Kit.
90: Dressings.
91: Bandaging.
92: Triangular Bandages.
93: Useful Household Items.
Home Safety.
94: Safety at Home.
95: Hall and Stairs.
96: Living Room or Family Room.
97: Kitchen.
98: Bedrooms.
99: Bathroom.
100: Toys and Playthings.
101: Yard.
102: Garage and Car Safety.
103: Out and about.
104: Traveling with Babies and Children.
Index.
Acknowledgments.
Useful Telephone Numbers.