Adult Books

Reader's Digest Quintessential Guide:
Handling Emergencies

Expect the Unexpected - Know What to Do When You Need to Do it

By Editors at Reader's Digest

Subject: Reference
spiral | 192 pages | 6 1/4 x 8
US$14.99 | CAN$14.99
Publication Date: 2015-10-06
ISBN: 9781621452508
EBOOK: 9781621452508

The Reader's Digest Quintessential Guides do what the Reader's Digest does better than anyone: the best advice, straight to the point.

Handling Emergencies is the book to keep your family safe, prepared for whatever might happen, and able to react in situations that need quick, smart responses.

Medical emergencies:

  • Dealing with allergic attacks
  • Handling all sorts of injuries from broken bones to wounds
  • Recognizing and reacting to a possible stroke
  • Emergency care for a possible heart attack
  • Controlling seizures
  • What to do while waiting for the professionals

Home emergencies:

  • Preventing fires and knowing what to do if they occur
  • House damage from storms
  • Burst pipes and water damage
  • Dealing with potentially dangerous animal entries
  • Keeping your car safe and ready

And much, much more, smartly arranged for easy access when every second counts. Accidents do happen. This book will help you do your best to avert them, but when they do occur, now you'll know what to do.


For more than 80 years, Reader's Digest editors have been the source of trusted information for readers around the world. Expert in gardening, cooking, home repair, health, consumer awareness, and general reference, we are committed to providing authoritative content that not only inspires but also empowers people to enrich their lives and improve the universe around them.