About the Book:
First Aid & Patient Safety 3rd Ed. is a short, comprehensive handbook for beginners who want to become proficient first aiders outside and well-informed healthcare workers within a healthcare facility. The book is divided into two sections. It features high quality colourful diagrams and tables, along with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) to consolidate learning. The section on First Aid is the major section of the book. It begins with an introduction to the basics of first aid, surveys (primary and secondary) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). It then moves on to the first aid management of fractures, wounds, burns, shock, choking, poisoning, bites, abdominal pain, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident and some important medical conditions related to people living in extreme weather conditions. It also features basic steps to be taken after an accident and the techniques of transportation of casualty.
About the Author:
Dr, Atiq Ur Rehman is a graduate of Saidu Medical College, Swat and is currently working as resident Physician under College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan. Writing and compiling medical staff has been his passion for the past decade. His other noteworthy publications include Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry), Handbook of Public Health and Disease Compendium. The Author has also worked as contributor in two undergraduate and postgraduate medical books.