This highly visual manual guides readers through 50 practical skills in detail. Step-by-step procedures are shown in full-color and are accompanied by rationales. In addition, each skill includes Key Terms, Objectives, Introduction, Equipment, Assessment, Overview, Rationales, Problem Solving, Ongoing Assessment, Geriatric/Pediatric Notes, Case Studies, and Review Questions. This accessible, easy-to-follow format helps readers understand what, how, and why each skill is performed and is perfect for initial or refresher training. Key features include: A consistent, easy-to-follow presentation for each and every skill Over 300 step-by-step photographs with rationales Over 200 review questions included An accompanying Basic Skills Review CD is also availableLarmon, Baxter is the author of 'Basic Life Support Skills', published 2004 under ISBN 9780130938657 and ISBN 0130938653.