"The Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED" manual is 153 pages and full-color. It covers the material included in a 6.5 to 8.5 hour course. This book is for anyone who takes care of children, including parents, daycare and other childcare workers, teachers and others. The focus is on preventing childhood injury where possible, how to recognize and act in a pediatric emergency and sustain life until professional help can arrive. Along with basic first aid components such as bleeding control and shock, the book covers child abuse and common childhood illnesses. Comprehensive information about preventing infection and illness, preventing injuries, and making places safe for children have been added. This text has been updated to include the new 2005 guideline changes.
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