From minor injuries to major emergencies a knowledge of first aid can really help the victim—and with Collins Gem First Aid you can have that knowledge in a compact and portable form. Collins Gem First Aid is clear, informative, and user-friendly. It covers a wide variety of injuries and conditions, and enables even the most inexperienced person to provide victims with immediate preliminary aid. Emergency situations require immediate action and the inexperienced first aider can easily find him—or herself at a loss to know what to do. This book has been designed to help the first aider cope with such situations. Major injuries are clearly distinguished from minor ones; guides to action are distinguished from explanatory information; and dos and don'ts are clearly marked, so that even the lay person can, at a glance, know what to look for and ensure that the best possible preliminary treatment is given to the victim. From removing splinters to coping with heart attacks, from treating headaches to dealing with victims with suspected spinal fractures, Collins Gem First Aid will be an invaluable companion in the home, office or when traveling. The text shown in colored panels gives step by step instructions of what to do when a particular injury or condition is encountered. Each set of instructions is accompanied by photographs and diagrams. The text not in colored panels provides explanatory information about the injuries and conditions, including causes, diagnostic features, and information on how the body functions. Key information is highlighted by symbols.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007183933