Fully revised and updated, this 9th edition includes changes to
resuscitation techniques. From first-aid essentials to life-saving
procedures, it's worth having someone who knows what they are doing
to cope with life's little (and big) emergencies. The latest
edition of this best-selling manual, published in association with
the UK's three leading first-aid providers, St John's Ambulance, St
Andrew's First Aid and the British Red Cross, gives you the
knowledge you need instantly if someone falls ill or gets hurt.
Live-action step-by-step photographs show you how to treat
casualties and over 100 medical conditions and injuries, from minor
burns to heart attacks. Find information on the latest life-saving
procedures and resuscitation guidelines as well as basic first aid
techniques, like bandaging and applying dressings. Plus, chapters
explain what it's like being a first aider, what to do in an
emergency situation and how to look after a casualty. Keep it handy
- for home, for work and for leisure.