Publisher: Wikibooks 2007
Number of pages: 112
This book covers in depth all topics required for a standard first aid course, and also includes a section on advanced topics. The basics covered include: primary assessment and CPR, legal aspects of first aid, circulatory emergencies (bleeding, heart attack, stroke), respiratory emergencies (asthma, anaphylactic shock), internal injuries, such as broken bones, chest injuries and internal bleeding, burns, seizures and other medical conditions.
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