Illustrated ebook manual that enables anyone to deal quickly and confidently with every emergency affecting the home or family. Carefully structured and colour-coded for instant access to life-saving information, it features easy-to-follow action plans and symptom charts. There is also a fill-in section for emergency contacts. Topics include: asthma; unconsciousness; bleeding; burns; convulsions; cuts; broken bones; checking breathing and pulse; giving medicines; complementary therapies; burst pipes; blocked drain; power failure; broken window; fire safety; chemical spillage; electrical problems; storms; lightening; extreme cold; torrential rain; flood; tornado; and earthquake.
Providing the key to solving a wide range of problems in the home, the Home Emergency Guide features clear, user-friendly symptom charts to help readers determine whether to call an ambulance or a doctor, or to use self-help measures. From resuscitating a victim or making a sling to learning how to snake a toilet or dealing with a stovetop fire, as well as what to do in case of a hurricane, tornado, or earthquake, this all in one emergency guide explains what steps should be taken in order to keep the reader and family safe, before, during, and after the event.