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close this bookWhere There Is No Doctor - A Village Health Care Handbook (Hesperian Foundation, 1993, 516 p.)
close this folderChapter 10 - FIRST AID
View the documentFever
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View the documentLoss of Consciousness
View the documentWhen Something Gets Stuck in the Throat
View the documentDrowning
View the documentWhat to Do When Breathing Stops: Mouth-to-Mouth Breathing
View the documentEmergencies Caused by Heat
View the documentHow to Control Bleeding from a Wound
View the documentHow to Stop Nosebleeds
View the documentCuts, Scrapes, and Small Wounds
View the documentLarge Cuts: How to Close Them
View the documentBandages
View the documentInfected Wounds: How to Recognize and Treat Them
View the documentBullet, Knife, and Other Serious Wounds
View the documentEmergency Problems of the Gut (Acute Abdomen)
View the documentAppendicitis, Peritonitis
View the documentBurns
View the documentBroken Bones (Fractures)
View the documentHow to Move a Badly Injured Person
View the documentDislocations (Bones that Have Come Out of Place at a Joint)
View the documentStrains and Sprains (Bruising or Tearing in a Twisted Joint)
View the documentPoisoning
View the documentSnakebite
View the documentOther Poisonous Bites and Stings