It Only Takes a Second

It Only Takes a Second : Preventing Childhood Traumatic Injuries

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This is a must-read book for anyone who has children in their care. By reading this book you'll learn that most childhood accidents are preventable-and how to prevent them. Jamie Lee Curtis writes the inspiring foreword which defines her support & encouragement for bringing this vital information to your attention. In addition, you'll read about the real-life experiences of celebrities and parents dealing with childhood accidents. You'll also know what to watch for at the most common accident scenes: home, vehicle, play areas, and school/day care. Going beyond prevention, the authors provide insight into the significant psychological, emotional and economic impacts of accidentscomplete with commentary from expert pediatricians from all over the country. With this book, you can make a difference in children's lives! Key features: * Takes proactive approach to preventing accidents * Profiles real life experiences of celebrities and parents * Uses illustrations and photographs of accident situations * Includes expert opinion from doctors * Provides first aid basics (KEYWORDS: children & accidents, accident prevention, EMS)
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 187.2 x 234.4 x 7.9mm | 218.97g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766823865
  • 9780766823860

Table of contents

I: Overview of the problem - statistics regarding total numbers, types of injuries and suggestions for prevention. II: Scenarios. A. Home. B. Vehicles. C. Play. D. School/DayCare. III: Fall out from injury (economics, divorce): NY Doctor. IV: Psychological impacts on the family and extended family: NY Doctor. V: Appendix. A. Emergency Information. B. First Aid Basics. C. Reference Guide of Resources.
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