This portable guide covers virtually every medical emergency. It tells you exactly what to do in a crisis - and what not to do. Learn how to recognize signs of an emergency, respond to the emergency and prevent complications, and help provide lifesaving treatment. Find out about actions to take in 75 medical emergencies, conditions that can trigger emergencies, and the latest emergency treatments. Medical Emergencies makes learning about emergency care easier by offering alphabetical arrangement of medical emergencies, numerous illustrations of emergency procedures, graphically highlighted alerts, warnings, and clinical tips, and detailed instructions on CPR.