Fifth edition 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. Key Features: · Step-by-step photography throughout, to show the reader exactly what to do in any situation · Quick-reference emergency first aid section · Clear anatomy and physiology sections, to help the reader understand treatment priorities · Every condition clearly explained with causes, symptoms, and signs, as well as action plans
Awarded AJN Book of the Year Award 2012! From performing CPR on an adult, child, or infant to dealing with bleeding and shock, cuts and broken bones, heart attacks, emergency childbirth, poisoning, drowning, scuba diving mishaps, wilderness survival, and natural disasters such as tornadoes, wildfires, floods, and earthquakes…this portable, waterproof guide helps you quickly find the information you need to develop a plan of action for assessing and treating all kinds of first aid and survival emergencies.