Accident and Safety Information for Teens, 2nd Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817400
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817401
  • DDC: 613.0433
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides basic consumer health information for teens about health hazards, traumatic injuries, and emergency preparedness including facts about motor vehicle accidents, burns, poisoning, firearms, natural disasters, national security threats, and more.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Unintentional Injury and Violence: Overview.
1: Teen Injury and Death: The Plagues of Accident and Violence.
2: Statistics for Fatal and Nonfatal Injury.
3: Youth Violence and Its Consequences.
4: This Is Your Brain on Emergencies.
5: What You Should Know about 911.
6: First Aid Basics.
7: Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits: A Report.
8: Coping with a Traumatic Experience.
Medical Emergencies and Traumatic Injuries.
9: Animal Bites.
10: Stings and Biting Insects.
11: Bleeding.
12: Burns.
13: Broken Bones and Growth-Plate Injuries.
14: Spinal Cord Injuries.
15: Concussions.
16: Traumatic Brain Injury.
17: Choking.
18: Alcohol Overdose.
19: Opioid Overdose.
Motor Vehicle Safety.
20: Teen Drivers: The Facts.
21: The Keys to Defensive Driving.
22: Graduated Driver Licensing Program.
23: Safety Belts and Teens.
24: What You Need to Know about Airbags.
25: Tire Safety.
26: Headlights and Safer Night Driving.
27: Bad-Weather Driving Tips.
28: Drowsy Driving.
29: Distracted Driving.
30: Impaired Driving.
31: Drugged Driving.
32: Aggressive Driving.
33: Speeding.
34: What to Do after a Car Accident.
35: Motorcycle Safety.
36: Pedestrian Safety.
Safety at Home, School, and Work.
37: How to Be Safety Savvy.
38: Gun Safety.
39: School and School Bus Safety.
40: Fire Safety and Escape Planning.
41: About Fire Extinguishers.
42: The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide.
43: Poison Prevention Tips.
44: Electrical and Power Outage Safety.
45: Gardening Health and Safety Tips.
46: What Working Teens Need to Know about Safety.
Outdoor and Recreation Safety.
47: Sports and Exercise Safety.
48: Safe Bicycling.
49: Water Sports Safety.
50: All-Terrain Vehicles.
51: Snowmobile Safety.
52: Skating, Skateboarding, and Snow Skiing.
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.
53: Making a Disaster Plan.
54: Building a Disaster Kit.
55: Sheltering in Place: What It Means.
56: Things to Know about Tornados, Hurricanes, and Floods.
57: Thunderstorms and Lightning.
58: Be Prepared for Winter Storms.
59: Chemical Emergencies.
60: National Security Emergencies.
61: Terrorism: Preparing for the Unexpected.
62: Bioterrorism.
If You Need More Information.
Resources for Information about First Aid and Medical Emergencies.
Resources for More Information about Disaster Preparedness.