How can you tell if a child's condition is serious enough to call the doctor? What should you do if a baby has swallowed poison? This reference book provides the answers to these and many other vital questions. Clear photographs show you how to react in those crucial first minutes, while detailed checklists ensure that you cover all possible scenarios. The book features handy advice on treating less serious injuries, such as blisters and grazes and lists useful first aid items to keep in the house.