Teen Health Series: Accident and Safety Information for Teens

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1739-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 28
Book Status: Available
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Accident and Safety Information for Teens, Second Edition provides adolescent readers with facts about what to do when accidents happen: when to call 911, what first aid steps can be taken, what to expect in the emergency department or hospital, and how to cope with the after effects of a traumatic experience.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Unintentional Injury and Violence: Overview
  • Chapter 1— Teen Injury and Death: The Plagues of Accident and Violence
  • Chapter 2— Statistics for Fatal and Nonfatal Injury
  • Chapter 3— Youth Violence and Its Consequences
  • Chapter 4— This Is Your Brain on Emergencies
  • Chapter 5— What You Should Know about 911
  • Chapter 6— First Aid Basics
  • Chapter 7— Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits: A Report
  • Chapter 8— Coping with a Traumatic Experience
  • Part Two: Medical Emergencies and Traumatic Injuries
  • Chapter 9— Animal Bites
  • Chapter 10— Stings and Biting Insects
  • Chapter 11— Bleeding
  • Chapter 12— Burns
  • Chapter 13— Broken Bones and Growth-Plate Injuries
  • Chapter 14— Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Chapter 15— Concussions
  • Chapter 16— Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 17— Choking
  • Chapter 18— Alcohol Overdose
  • Chapter 19— Opioid Overdose
  • Part Three: Motor Vehicle Safety
  • Chapter 20— Teen Drivers: The Facts
  • Chapter 21— The Keys to Defensive Driving
  • Chapter 22— Graduated Driver Licensing Program
  • Chapter 23— Safety Belts and Teens
  • Chapter 24— What You Need to Know about Airbags
  • Chapter 25— Tire Safety
  • Chapter 26— Headlights and Safer Night Driving
  • Chapter 27— Bad-Weather Driving Tips
  • Chapter 28— Drowsy Driving
  • Chapter 29— Distracted Driving
  • Chapter 30— Impaired Driving
  • Chapter 31— Drugged Driving
  • Chapter 32— Aggressive Driving
  • Chapter 33— Speeding
  • Chapter 34— What to Do After a Car Accident
  • Chapter 35— Motorcycle Safety
  • Chapter 36— Pedestrian Safety
  • Part Four: Safety at Home, School, and Work
  • Chapter 37— How to Be Safety Savvy
  • Chapter 38— Gun Safety
  • Chapter 39— School and School Bus Safety
  • Chapter 40— Fire Safety and Escape Planning
  • Chapter 41— About Fire Extinguishers
  • Chapter 42— The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
  • Chapter 43— Poison Prevention Tips
  • Chapter 44— Electrical and Power Outage Safety
  • Chapter 45— Gardening Health and Safety Tips
  • Chapter 46— What Working Teens Need to Know about Safety
  • Part Five: Outdoor and Recreation Safety
  • Chapter 47— Sports and Exercise Safety
  • Chapter 48— Safe Bicycling
  • Chapter 49— Water Sports Safety
  • Chapter 50— All-Terrain Vehicles
  • Chapter 51— Snowmobile Safety
  • Chapter 52— Skating, Skateboarding, and Snow Skiing
  • Part Six: Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • Chapter 53— Making a Disaster Plan
  • Chapter 54— Building a Disaster Kit
  • Chapter 55— Sheltering in Place: What It Means
  • Chapter 56— Things to Know about Tornados, Hurricanes, and Floods
  • Chapter 57— Thunderstorms and Lightning
  • Chapter 58— Be Prepared for Winter Storms
  • Chapter 59— Chemical Emergencies
  • Chapter 60— National Security Emergencies
  • Chapter 61— Terrorism: Preparing for the Unexpected
  • Chapter 62— Bioterrorism
  • Part Seven: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 63— Resources for Information About First Aid and Medical Emergencies
  • Chapter 64— Resources for More Information About Disaster Preparedness