Life's Little Emergencies

Life's Little Emergencies

A Handbook for Active Independent Seniors and Caregivers

eBook - 2012
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"Written in plain English with a touch of humor (the best medicine) Life's Little Emergencies is a medical crisis handbook for active independent seniors and caregivers alike. The first section of the book covers techniques for conditions common to senior citizens: skin tears, fractures, and dehydration to name just a few. It discusses life-saving techniques like CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver. More than just a first aid book, it also discusses learning life-saving skills, assessing and treating an injury, the great outdoors, and much more. There are do-it-yourself first aid tips as well as ways to be prepared for an emergency, advice on when to reach out for help, and how to take care of oneself. Full of practical, clear, and easy-to-understand advice, this resource prepares any household with older members for any medical emergency"--
"Handbook for seniors and caregivers covering first aid and emergency response protocol for various injuries, illnesses, and environmental conditions such as fires, floods, or earthquakes"--
Publisher: New York : Demos Health, 2012
ISBN: 9781617050749
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 217 pages) : illustrations


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Jan 05, 2015

Good first-aid advice for anybody, not just seniors. I question his comments suggesting against a DNR order, but that is the only thing in the book that I disagreed / didn't like.

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