Announcing a New Resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Jones & Bartlett Learning: First Aid for Families

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Jones & Bartlett Learning announce the publication of First Aid for Families: A Parent’s Guide to Safe and Healthy Kids, a new resource designed to give parents the information needed to provide timely and appropriate care for their sick or injured children.

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“This book provides parents and caregivers with the vital first aid skills needed to promote a safe and healthy household environment,” said Susan Fuchs, MD, FAAP, medical editor of the book.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Jones & Bartlett Learning announce the publication of First Aid for Families: A Parent’s Guide to Safe and Healthy Kids. From common childhood ailments such as fever and sore throat, to more serious emergencies such as choking and breathing problems, this guide offers parents immediate access to critical information.

Based on first aid protocols for caregivers developed by the AAP, First Aid for Families: A Parent’s Guide to Safe and Healthy Kids gives parents the information needed to provide timely and appropriate care for their sick or injured children. Parents will find useful information such as “The Six Steps of Pediatric First Aid”, and the rapid summary sections “What You Should Look For” and “What You Should Do” for specific first aid topics. The entire resource is presented in a simple, accessible, and easy-to-read style.

“This resource provides parents with important information on first aid for emergency situations,” says Susan Fuchs, MD, FAAP, medical editor of the book.

First Aid for Families: A Parent’s Guide to Safe and Healthy Kids and other Jones & Bartlett Learning books are available through most book stores and online booksellers. For more information on First Aid for Families: A Parent’s Guide to Safe and Healthy Kids, visit: http://go.jblearning.com/firstaidforfamilies or call Jones & Bartlett Learning at 1-800-832-0034.

For more helpful, parent-focused tools from the AAP, go to http://www.healthychildren.org.

About Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment, and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. Jones & Bartlett Learning endeavors to develop educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by uniquely combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven, and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today’s instructors, students, and professionals.

About the American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. For more information, visit http://www.aap.org.

Contact: Brian Rooney
Jones & Bartlett Learning
978-579-8154
brooney(at)jblearning(dot)com

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