The Little Book of Big Medical Emergencies

The Little Book of Big Medical Emergencies
How to Recognize and Respond to the Most Common Medical Emergencies

Written by Stuart Fischer and Mark D. Steisel

Category: Health & Fitness - Reference; Health & Fitness - First Aid
Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 19, 2007
ISBN: 978-1-57826-247-2 (1-57826-247-X)

The Little Book of Big Medical Emergencies puts life-saving information at your fingertips, including:

  • How to save someone who is fainting, choking, or drowning
  • How to tell if someone is having a stroke, heart attack, or epileptic seizure
  • How to identify a life-threatening allergic reaction, kidney infection, or pneumonia
  • How to perform CPR, make tourniquets, create an emergency kit for your home and car, and much more

Time is of the essence in an emergency; a delay or incorrect decision can be fatal. Simple and easy-to-follow, this little book is the guide to medical emergencies that goes everywhere you do.


Stuart Fischer, M.D., a graduate of Yale University, served as an emergency care attending physician at Cabrini Medical Center and the associate medical director of the Atkins Center. He is now in private practice in New York City.