The Best First Aid Books in 2020

An up-to-date first aid manual is an essential purchase in 2020. Basic first aid steps can make all the difference during a medical emergency. In this first aid blog post, we’ll discuss the best first aid books available in 2020.

When choosing a first aid book, it’s vital to consider the date of publication. First aid, like most medical information, changes over time. Older publications may contain out of date and inaccurate medical information.

Let us know what you think of these books by leaving us a comment at the end of this post.

The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide

Written by our own first aid team, The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide is a comprehensive pocket guide covering the most common medical emergencies and minor injuries.

Each section of The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide includes a quick list of signs and symptoms to look for and step-by-step first aid instructions for dealing with each situation, all in user-friendly, simple language that’s easy to understand.

Buy on Amazon: The Complete First Aid Pocket Guide: Step-by-Step Treatment for All of Your Medical Emergencies Including • Heart Attack • Stroke • Food Poisoning … • Shock • Anaphylaxis • Minor Wounds • Burns

Living Ready Pocket Manual – First Aid: Fundamentals for Survival

This is an older first aid pocket guide, but still packed with lots of useful information.

Whether you are miles from help or immersed in an urban disaster situation, every second counts during a medical emergency. This book will help you take quick, effective action to stabilize the situation.

Buy on Amazon: Living Ready Pocket Manual – First Aid: Fundamentals for Survival

ACEP First Aid Manual 5th Edition: The Step-by-Step Guide for Everyone

Once again, this is an older first aid book (published 2013) based upon the popular British first aid manual published by DK.

A possible life-saving reference to keep around the house or in the car, DK’s First Aid Manual looks at more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and shows exactly what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences.

John Furst

JOHN FURST is an experienced emergency medical technician and qualified first aid and CPR instructor. John is passionate about first aid and believes everyone should have the skills and confidence to take action in an emergency situation.

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