Understanding Common Household Hazards - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131247723, 9788131247907

Understanding Common Household Hazards

1st Edition

Editor-in-Chiefs: Samiran Nundy
eBook ISBN: 9788131247907
Paperback ISBN: 9788131247723
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 30th December 2016
Page Count: 66
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Description

This small book is a part of the patient care series from Elsevier, which is meant for common people to have better understanding of common household hazards.

Key Features

• Clear, succinct, but most sought-after information on various aspects of common household hazards
• Special emphasis on the general patient's concerns/queries
• Covers recent advances related to common household hazards

Table of Contents

1. Common Household Hazards and Their Safeguards 1

2. Common Medical Conditions 4

3. Cuts and Abrasions 9

4. Bites and Stings 14

5. Burns and Electrocution 18

6. Choking and Suffocating Injury 23

7. Poisoning 27

8. Blunt Trauma to the Chest and Abdomen 31

9. Convulsions 34

10. Unconsciousness 36

11. Head Injuries 37

12. Fractures 40

13. Drowning 43

14. Eye, ENT Injury/Foreign Bodies 45

15. Basic Life Support 49

16. First Aid Box 51

17. Quick Checklist of Preventive Measures at Home 52

18. Some Useful Phone Numbers 54

19. How to Do a Simple Dressing at Home 55

20. Conclusions 57

Details

No. of pages:
66
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131247907
Paperback ISBN:
9788131247723

About the Editor-in-Chief

Samiran Nundy

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi