Every family needs to be ready to face a home injury or emergency, and now there is a quick reference handbook to help with the most common, and dangerous home situations. What people require in an emergency is the knowledge to take the right steps (whether in the emergency itself, or beforehand to prevent it), the knowledge to avoid those which that they must not, and the common sense to know the difference. The key is knowledge. This book is a common sense guide to handling emergency situations, from basic first aid to dealing with frostbite and heatstroke and much more. Topics covered include: *Coping in an emergency *First-aid kits *Acciddents *Choking, bleeding, and shock *Poisoning and burns *Head, eye. and chest injuries *Fractures, sprains, and strains *Preventing infection *Headaches and migraines *Allergies and asthma *Bites and stings *Child safety *Assistance for the elderly *And much much more! The book provides information on assessing an emergency, what you can do in a medical emergency and a comprehensive guide to first aid procedures and techniques. The book also offers advice on preventing accidents in and around the home. This small book is one that every family should have in their home, where they can find it on a moment's notice.