Synopses & Reviews
Fully revised practical guide to dealing with childhood emergencies. From minor injuries such as scraped knees to major, potentially life-threatening conditions such as choking and shock, Johns Hopkins First Aid for Children Fast provides clear, step-by-step instructions for dealing with any childhood problem. Originally published in 1995, it has been completely revised and updated in line with currently accepted first aid techniques, including all changes made by the International Guidelines 2000 Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
Packed with information on every conceivable type of childhood injury, "First Aid for Children Fast" speeds users to the right treatment and provides clear, step-by-step instructions for dealing with childhood medical emergencies.
About the Author
Johns Hopkins Children's Center, founded in 1912 as the Harriet Home for Invalid Children, was the first American children's hospital affiliated with an academic medical center. In the Johns Hopkins tradition, their mission is to provide care for children, with respect for the role of their loved ones; conduct research into patient treatment; and train young physicians.