A life. A finger. A pea up a nose. gives families and carers practical advice on what to do in an emergency situation. From resuscitation, broken bones, choking and drowning to splinters and everything in between, this essential guide empowers parents with step-by-step advice on how to help their precious little ones safely and effectively should an accident happen.
Senior Paediatric Emergency Nurse and mother of two, Sarah Hunstead draws on her extensive experience as a nurse and mother. Unlike other First Aid manuals, Sarah takes real situations and combines them with her wealth of experience to make A life. A finger. A pea up a nose. a thoroughly entertaining read as well as a treasure trove of sound advice. Read anecdotes from other parents and nurses, ambulance paramedics and senior medical staff.
Easy-to-follow advice, nurse and parent-tested methods and clear illustrations will show you how to:
+ Assess a situation and stay calm,
+ Treat the injury in a child-friendly way,
+ Call for help,
+ Make your home child-safe,
+ Keep yourself in peak condition so you can care for your kids.
A life. A finger. A pea up a nose. is the one book you’ll hopefully never need. Read it now. You never know - the child whose life you may have to save could be yours. A life. A finger. A pea up a nose. uses the resources of the Australian Resuscitation Council, The Asthma Foundation, ASCIA and other professional bodies.
CPR Kids empowers parents and carers with the essential knowledge and skills to confidently care for sick or injured children.
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