An authoritative manual that brings all the safe accessible and reliable first aid information you will need together into one handy volume. Understanding at least the basics of first aid is a vital skill that everyone should master, and this book is the perfect teacher. This fully illustrated, comprehensive guide provides expert, up-to-date information on the safest and easiest ways to prevent and deal with all kinds of problems and emergencies. It includes chapters that cover special life-saving techniques, problems specific to babies and small children, outdoor safety, safety tips for active hobbies or travelling abroad, and how to avoid accidents and dangerous medical situations, complementary therapies and alternative treatments and solutions.
Dr Pippa Keech MB ChB MRCGP is an experienced family and hospital doctor with particular expertise in emergency medicine and psychiatry. Over the years, her work has involved her in the full spectrum of emergency care, from dealing with relatively minor complaints and injuries, to major trauma and resuscitation.