Be prepared for emergency care and survival in any setting - indoors and out. From performing CPR on a child (or even on a dog or a cat) to dealing with bleeding and shock, scuba diving mishaps, wilderness survival, 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 injuries. It offers guidance on how to distinguish major from minor injuries, and 'what to do' and 'what not to do'. This title covers most current guidelines for...adult, child, and infant CPR and choking emergencies. It offers pet safety and first aid, including dog and cat CPR. It includes identification, evaluation, management, and prevention methods for...medical emergencies, environmental injuries, water emergencies, animal bites and stings, marine-life attacks, trauma, poisonings, and scorpion, snake, spider, and tick stings and bites. It includes information on how to build first aid, survival, and disaster emergency supply kits. It covers safety and survival during a natural disaster, including a...flood, hurricane, tornado, house fire, wildfire, earthquake, tsunami, volcanic eruption, landslide and mudslide, winter storm and extreme cold.
It also includes wilderness survival techniques, including...starting fires, water supplies, water purification, food supplies, shelter, navigation systems, search and rescue, and signalling for help. It contains emergency contact numbers and web sites, including travellers' health topics (safety, vaccinations, children, and pets), poison control, scuba divers alert network, weather service, and world health organization. It presents waterproof and reusable, wipe-free pages for taking notes or highlighting information with a ballpoint pen and then erasing clean with an alcohol pad.show more