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First Aid and Emergencies

It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man (or woman) is tested.
James Russell Lowell

This chapter covers both serious medical emergencies and minor first aid situations. Review this chapter before you need it. Then, when you are faced with an emergency or injury, you will know where to turn. Your confidence in dealing with both major and minor emergencies will be reassuring to an injured person.

Some of the medical emergencies covered in this chapter include:


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