Présentation de l'éditeur
It can take as little as 30 – 40 seconds to stop someone bleeding to death.
This book closely mirrors the First Person on scene intermediate course and can therefore be used as essential pre course reading for anyone wishing to undertake the basic or intermediate FPOS course in the future. It is also an essential manual for individuals wishing to improve their knowledge of first aid to prepare themselves for any unseen emergencies or for people who work in remote locations and require more than just the basics.
The book covers such topics as heart attacks and strokes, unconscious patients, anaphylactic shock, airway and breathing and maintaining an open airway, basic life support, circulation and shock victims, defibrillation, burns and trauma related injuries including gunshot wounds.
Illustrations throughout the manual give clear indications on how to perform various life saving techniques, the instructions are simple and easy to follow.