One's knowledge of emergency lifesaving techniques can mean the difference between a close-call and a tragic fatality. With more and more kids involved in extreme sports, organized sports, skiing, hiking, skateboarding, rock climbing, canoeing and rafting, mountain biking, surfing, and other risky activities, it is imperative that they learn how to stay safe and treat themselves and others in the event of an accident. Covering everything from broken bones, bleeding, trauma, and shock, to poisoning, exposure, and burns, this book provides readers with the basic information they need to save lives in an emergency. Also includes urgent reminders to immediately seek medical and emergency assistance from qualified EMTs before trying lifesaving techniques yourself. Includes myths and facts about emergency lifesaving techniques and ten great questions to ask an emergency room doctor.