Based on the trusted cprkids.com.au courses taught by expert paediatric nurses and midwives; this is the essential Australian guide to First Aid for babies and children. Rapidly becoming Australia's Number 1 practical First Aid book specifically for your child, A LIFE. A FINGER. A PEA UP A NOSE is the essential guide to give parents and carers practical paediatric advice on what to do in a medical emergency. Based on the enormously popular CPR Kids First Aid program, which has empowered thousands of families around Australia, this completely revised and expanded edition will empower you with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognise and respond to your sick or injured child, with confidence. From resuscitation, broken bones, choking and drowning to breathing problems and everything in between, this essential guide empowers parents with step-by-step advice on how to help their precious little ones safely and effectively should a medical emergency happen. Unlike other First Aid manuals, Sarah takes real situations and combines them with her wealth of experience to make A LIFE. A FINGER. A PEA UP A NOSE a thoroughly entertaining read as well as a treasure trove of sound advice. Easy-to-follow advice, nurse and parent-tested methods and clear illustrations will show you how to: assess a situation and stay calm, treat an injury in a child-friendly way, recognise the warning signs that show your child has a serious illness, know when to get help, make your home child-safe, and keep yourself in peak condition so you can care for your kids. A LIFE. A FINGER. A PEA UP A NOSE is the one book you'll hopefully never need. You never know - the child whose life you may have to save could be yours. The information in this book is a trusted compilation of best practices from Australian peak clinical bodies including the Australian Resuscitation Council, ASICA, Australian Venom Research Unit and more.