Reader's Digest Quintessential Guide to Handling Emergencies

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/6/2015
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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Keep your family safe. Prepare the best you can, and handle the accidents that do arise

The Reader’s Digest Quintessential Guides do what the Reader’s Digest does better than anyone: the best advice, straight to the point.

Handling Emergencies is the book to keep your family safe, prepared for whatever might happen, and able to react in situations that need quick, smart responses.

Medical emergencies: Dealing with allergic attacks

Handling all sorts of injuries from broken bones to wounds

Recognizing and reacting to a possible stroke

Emergency care for a possible heart attack

Controlling seizures

What to do while waiting for the professionals

Home emergencies:

Preventing fires and knowing what to do if they occur

House damage from storms

Burst pipes and water damage

Dealing with potentially dangerous animal entries

Keeping your car safe and ready

And much, much more, smartly arranged for easy access when every second counts. Accidents do happen. This book will help you do your best to avert them, but when they do occur, now you’ll know what to do.

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Reader's Digest simplifies and enriches consumers' lives by discovering and expertly selecting the most interesting ideas, stories, experiences and products in health, home, family, food, finance and humor. Reader's Digest is available around the world in print; online; via digital download on iPad, mobile apps, Kindle, Kindle Fire, Nook, Sony Reader and Zinio; books and home entertainment products; Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets. For more, visit: www.RD.com, follow Reader's Digest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @ReadersDigest and tag #ReadUp to join the conversation.

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