F.A. Davis Company Publishing First Aid Survival and CPR - Waterproof Reusable Home And Field Pocket Guide

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F.A. Davis Company Publishing First Aid Survival and CPR - Waterproof Reusable Home And Field Pocket Guide
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The F.A. Davis First Aid, Survival and CPR - Waterproof and Reusable Home and Field Pocket Guide is perhaps the one thing you could want in an emergency situation. Be prepared for first aid care and survival in any setting-at home, on the road, outdoors, while boating, hiking, or camping.From performing CPR on an adult, child, or infant to dealing with bleeding and shock, cuts and broken bones, heart attacks, emergency childbirth, poisoning, drowning, scuba diving mishaps, wilderness survival, and natural disasters such as tornadoes, wildfires, floods, and earthquakes...this portable, waterproof guide helps you quickly find the information you need to develop a plan of action for assessing and treating all kinds of first aid and survival emergencies.A special feature includes pet safety describing how to assemble a pet first aid kit, performing CPR on a dog and cat, and keeping pets safe during natural disasters. Keep a copy in your home, car, boat, camper, or backpack and be "ready" when emergencies occur.


  • Waterproof and reusable, wipe-free pages for taking notes or highlighting information with a ballpoint pen and then erasing clean with an alcohol pad

Size and Dimensions:

  • Dimensions - 6" x 3.25" x 1.25".

Weather and Wind:

  • Binding - waterproof spiral flip
  • Printed on heavy duty waterproof stock
  • Safety and survival during a natural disaster, including a...flood • hurricane • tornado • house fire • wildfire • earthquake • tsunami • volcanic eruption • landslide and mudslide • winter storm and extreme cold


  • Emergency contact numbers and web sites, including travelers' health topics (safety, vaccinations, children, and pets) • poison control • scuba divers alert network • weather service • world health organization


  • Author - Shirely A. Jones
  • TAB 8. Outdoor Survival
  • TAB 1. Basic Safety
  • Pages - 237
  • TAB 3. Medical Emergencies
  • TAB 2. CPR
  • Spiral bound - Easy flip pages
  • TAB 5. Environmental Emergencies
  • How to set up and use an AED to save a life!
  • TAB 7. Natural Disasters
  • Pet safety and first aid, including dog and cat CPR
  • Publisher - F.A. Davis
  • Identification, evaluation, management, and prevention methods for medical emergencies • environmental injuries • water emergencies • animal bites and stings • marine-life attacks • trauma • poisonings and • scorpion, snake, spider, and tick stings and bites
  • Information on how to build first aid survival kits
  • Tabbed for quick and easy subject location
  • Great for Scouts, cabins, camps, glove compartment, your house, med kit, Gram and Gramps etc.
  • Makes a wonderful gift for your loved ones or even your In Laws
  • Most current guidelines for adult, child, and infant CPR and choking emergencies
  • Guidance on how to distinguish major from minor injuries, and 'what to do' and 'what not to do'
  • TAB 4. Injuries and Wounds
  • ISBN - 9780803621824
  • Year - 2012
  • Outdoor survival techniques, including starting fires • water supplies • water purification • food supplies • shelter • navigation systems • search and rescue • signaling for help
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F.A. Davis Company Publishing First Aid Survival and CPR - Waterproof Reusable Home And Field Pocket Guide Reviews:


Best First Aid Reference!

After reading this handy reference it taught me how to put together a first aid kit that I now have stocked and ready to use (I have been putting off doing this....so now I feel better prepared). I am working on putting together a disaster kit that the book recommends for my family and pets since we have heavy flooding in my area. There is even a large section on how to prepare and deal with natural disasters; flooding and tornados are frequent in my town.

My son loves the section on dog and cat CPR....seems like everything is packed in this little book. My husband likes the survival stuff since we like to camp and hike. I thought the section on emergency childbirth was a plus. I remember reading an article where a husband who could not get his wife to the hospital in time delivered their son watching a YouTube video. I am buying more books since I want my babysitter to have one on hand and I put one in my son's backpack and in my car. This summer we'll put one on our boat. The book is easy to read and I like the illustrations. I just took a CPR course and this book will be a good reference if I ever need to use my CPR skills.
Day Hiker at Campmor on 01/01/2012

Be prepared for emergenices, even CPR!

No home should be without this excellent resource! It has been very well-written and is easy for the average adult or even older child to understand, especially with the inclusion of many illustrations and photos. The book contains excellent information for a variety of situations, and it is very obvious that the author put a lot of thought and work into creating it.

The book is a lot smaller than I imagined, which is actually perfect (and preferred) as it can be tucked into a drawer, glove box, or first aid kit. It is waterproof, which is an added bonus, so feel free to take it camping or boating. I appreciate how organized the topics are - info can be very quickly found via the handy tabs at the bottom.

I found out that the author is a contributing expert on first aid, safety, and preparedness for www.Sharecare.com the online medical information platform created by WebMD founder, Jeff Arnold, and TV personality, Dr. Mehmet Oz. So I guess she is in good company and the book seems really accurate.
ER Nurse at Campmor on 02/02/2012

Outstanding, compact reference!

The information provided in this waterproof book is up-to-date, accurate, comprehensive and yet compact and practical. It covers prevention, preparation for emergencies and disasters, and information for just about every emergency you could experience. It is well-organized with tabbed sections covering basic safety, CPR and choking for humans, dogs and cats, and then medical, injuries and wounds, environmental, and poison, bites and stings emergencies for humans and even tips for pets, as well as sections on natural disasters and outdoor survival skills. It is clearly written, easily understandable, concise and to-the-point. The illustrations and tables are excellent. It is perfect for home, school, work, indoor and outdoor activities and travel. It includes safety tips highlighted in yellow and even includes myth busters, dispelling old wives' tales and correcting common misconceptions and beliefs. As a nurse practitioner, I hightly recommend this book to everyone.
Cooper at Campmor on 01/01/2012

Great for every family member!

I just got my book and I LOVE it! It is packed full of information on just about every kind of emergency you could encounter. I especially like the fact that the author included tips for pets as I have 3 pets that are always with us.

The illustrations are great and the charts are an added plus. The size is perfect for stowing away in small places and it is waterproof so you can take it on the boat or in wet weather.

The tabs on the bottom make it easy to flip to the section you need. This is a great First Aid/Survival book and would make a wonderful gift. I would highly recommend this little book. No family should be without it.
Campmor Fan at Campmor on 01/01/2012

Great all around guide

This book is small, but still has legible decent sized print and the material it's printed on is very durable. The content is thorough, up-to-date and even sprinkles some humor and "Did you know" sections that clear up common misconceptions and urban legends regarding CPR and survival. If I could include one book in my emergency medical kit, this would be it. As a matter of fact, this book IS in my kit, right on top. Loads of information in a compact package.
wayfaring stranger at Campmor on 10/10/2012

pretty good field guide

I got this a quick reference guide for a trip to Central America. Looking through the guide it had everything I might need.
I am also living in an aging neighborhood, might need it here at home.
NMHiker at Campmor on 08/08/2012