The New Zealand First Aid Handbook

Author(s): St. John New Zealand


This completely new edition of the New Zealand First Aid Handbook has been revised and updated by the Order of St John and is its official training manual.

Accidents and emergencies can occur at any time and in any place - and the action of people first on the scene often determines the outcome. The information in this comprehensive guide is essential for a wide variety of situations, from road accidents to bush walks, from the workplace to the home. You can make a difference.

 Just some of the information included in the The New Zealand First Aid Handbook:

  • what to do in an emergency

  • new CPR techniques

  • burns, wounds, fractures, hypothermia and head injuries

  • help for those with medical conditions.


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'From bloody noses to strokes, the handbook has it covered to ensure the patient is given the best possible care until professional help arrives' New Zealand Fishing News

 'a brilliant reference that should be stowed next to every boat's first aid kit' Boating New Zealand

St John is a charitable organisation serving communities throughout New Zealand by delivering an extensive range of health services and products, including ambulance services for approximately 85% of New Zealand's population; emergency care and first aid at public events; friendship and support over the phone to the lonely and the housebound; transport for people to their health appointments; and delivering first aid training and health-related products and services to the community.

General Fields

  • : 9780143011873
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Penguin Books (NZ)
  • : August 2009
  • : 230mm X 157mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 616.0252
  • : 80
  • : First aid for the home
  • : Colour photographs
  • : St. John New Zealand
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd New edition