How many times will we face a life-threatening emergency? A couple as parents? Half a dozen in the workplace? One or two on the road? We don't need to learn by failure. Emergency first aid information should be within easy reach in the home and where we work. Since the publication of this basic emergency life support text, it has been used widely by school and TAFE students. It continues to use the popular graphic design and first aid expertise as the first aid emergency handbook.