American Medical Association Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Care
By Italo Subbarao
(Random House Reference, Paperback, 9781400007127, 416pp.)
Publication Date: May 5, 2009
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The ultimate first aid handbook from the experts!
The AMA Handbook of First Aid and Medical Care is the go-to reference for emergencies that no home will want to be without. Full of practical, clear, and easy-to-understand advice, this resource ensures that every household is prepared for any type of medical situation. Includes line drawings and instructions to help people through emergency situations, as well as a medical information chart that everyone should have on hand.
Includes information on:
• First aid procedures
• CPR positions
• When to call a doctor
• Disaster preparedness
• What to do in the emergency room
• Sports injuries
The American Medical Association is the world's most respected and renowned authority in medicine. Founded in 1847, it is the largest and most prestigious professional association for doctors in the United States. The AMA is also the publisher of the acclaimed medical periodical JAMA, which features groundbreaking medical research studies.