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First Aid - Print on Demand

First Aid - Print on Demand

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Published by Redza
This book covers in depth all topics required for a standard first aid course, and also includes a section on advanced topics.

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This book covers in depth all topics required for a standard first aid course, and also includes a section on advanced topics.

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/First_Aid

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First Aid
Emergency care for the injured
 
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First Aid
This book covers in depth all topics required for a standard first aid course, and alsoincludes a section on advanced topics. The basics covered include:Primary assessment and CPR Legal aspects of first aid, including negligence and consentCirculatory emergencies, such as bleeding, heart attack and strokeRespiratory emergencies, such as asthma and anaphylactic shock Internal injuries, such as broken bones, chest injuries, and internal bleedingBurns, seizures and other medical conditionsIn the chapter on advanced topics, you'll find information about oxygen administration andairway management; AED operation and wilderness techniques; additional assessments andtriage.The intended audience is taking a first aid course from a certified instructor, and can readat a high school level. Please be advised that there are some images of the injuries andconditions discussed.This is a wiki, so
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 Aid&oldid=1343486Principal Authors: Mike.lifeguard, Whiteknight, SBJohnny, Rama, Alex S, Kernigh, Jomegat,Uncle G, MichaelFrey, Leonariso
 
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 Authors&oldid=1333186Principal Authors: Mike.lifeguard, Geoff Plourde, Mike6271
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How To Read This Book 
Internationally-
 
recognized standards
 
Regional Note
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This book is international in nature - we've tried to use internationally-recognized standardsas much as possible. For more information on how standards are developed andimplemented, see Appendix B: Behind the Scenes. Where required, we've added regionalnotes to highlight regional differences.
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Best Practice
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