The aim of this work is to provide the lay person with the knowledge and skills to deal with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. Its laid out with clear instructions and using normal language. Starts with a detailed method of patient assessment for Traumatic injuries, Medical patients and minor injuries. Next a review of body systems with common symptoms for each. Other sections include Questioning techniques, Environmental Problems, Bites and Stings, Dealing with Parasites, Foot Care, Fractures, Dislocations, Soft Tissue Injuries, Burns, Wound Closure (Suture & Glue), Wound Healing, Joints, Allergic reactions. Problems with Respiratory, Abdominal, Neurological, Circulatory, Diabetes, Infectious Diseases, Poisoning, Shock, ENT, Eye, Skin conditions, Minor Medical Problems, Medication, Vaccines, Drug Administration, Clinical Skills, Resuscitation, Airway, Medical Kits, Dentistry, STDs, Child Birth, Long term care, Tactical consideration, gunshot, blast injuries, triage and more is covered.
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