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Parents’

EMERGENCY

MEDICAL GUIDE

User’s Guide

EMG-2006

License Agreement

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DISCLAIMER The content contained in this book should not be considered a substitute for consultation with or for appropriate medical treatment from your physician or a health care professional.

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Contents

Welcome to the world of BOOKMAN! With this Parents’ Emergency Medical Guide, you can narrow down the symptoms of your child’s emergency to find the best possible advice; find answers to many pediatric medical illnesses or emergencies quickly and

easily; as well as read common problems and concerns; and learn how to prevent accidents, illnesses, and more.

Use your BOOKMAN to read this cartridge. See “Installing Cartridges” to learn how.

Installing Cartridges ......................................................

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Selecting Books ............................................................

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Using the Color Keys .....................................................

5

Changing Settings .........................................................

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Viewing a Demonstration ..............................................

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Answering Questions ....................................................

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Finding Information .......................................................

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Using the Contents Menu ..............................................

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Using the INFO key .......................................................

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Resetting BOOKMAN ....................................................

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Product Information ......................................................

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Copyrights & Patents .....................................................

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Limited Warranty ...........................................................

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Index .............................................................................

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Key Guide

Function Keys

CLEAR Clears to the entry screen.

MENU Shows the main menus.

INFO (red) Shows reference information about a particular topic and the topic’s outline location.

(green) No function.

(yellow) No function.

(blue) No function.

CARD Exits the selected book.

ON/OFF Turns BOOKMAN on or off.

Understanding the Color Keys

The color keys (red, green, yellow, and blue) perform the functions listed above only for the book described in this User’s Guide.

Other BOOKMAN books have their own color key functions, which are labelled on their cartridges or on the keyboard. For more information, read “Using the Color Keys.”

 

Other Keys

BACK

Backs up a step or erases a letter.

CAP

No function.

ENTER

Enters a search, selects a

 

menu item, or goes directly to

 

cross-referencedtext.

HELP

Shows help messages.

?

Shows a full menu item; in text,

 

shows the topic’s outline location.

 

Direction Keys

 

Move in indicated direction.

UP

Page up or down.

SPACE

Pages down.

 

 

Star Key Combinations*

+ Q... Shifts top row of letters to

 

 

type numbers.

 

+

Showsnexttitleorparagraph.

 

+

UP Shows the previous title or

 

 

paragraph.

*Hold

while pressing the other key.

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Installing Cartridges

Warning: Never install or remove a cartridge when BOOKMAN is on. If you do, information that you entered in itsbuilt-inbook and in an installed cartridge will be erased.

1.Turn BOOKMAN off.

2.Turn BOOKMAN over.

3.Align the tabs on the cartridge with the notches in the slot.

4.Press the cartridge until it snaps into place.

Removing Cartridges

Warning: When you remove a cartridge to install another, information that you entered in the removed cartridge will be erased.

Selecting Books

Once you have installed a cartridge in your BOOKMAN, you must select which book you want to use.

1.Turn BOOKMAN on.

2.Press CARD .

These are sample books.

3.Press orto highlight the book you want to use.

4.Press ENTER to select it.

Resuming Where You Left Off

You can turn off BOOKMAN at any screen. When you turn BOOKMAN on again, the screen that you last viewed appears.

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Using the Color Keys

 

Viewing a Demonstration

 

 

 

The red, green, yellow, and blue keys on your BOOKMAN change functions according to which book is selected.

When the built-inbook is selected, the color keys function as labelled on the BOOKMAN keyboard. When a cartridge book is selected, the color keys function as labelled on that cartridge.

Remember, the color keys for BOOKMAN books in cartridges function as labelled on their cartridges, not as on the keyboard.

When no book cartridge is installed in your BOOKMAN, a demonstration automatically appears after you select this book. To stop the demo, press CLEAR . To disable it, pressMENU and then selectDisable Demo. Tore-en-able it, selectEnable Demo.

When a book cartridge is installed, select View Demo from the Other menu to view its demo.

Help is Always at Hand

You can view a help message at virtually any screen by pressing HELP . Press the direction keys to read it. To exit help, pressBACK .

Follow the Arrows

The flashing arrows on the right of the screen show which arrow keys you can press to move around menus or to view more text.

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Changing Settings

 

Answering Questions

 

 

 

You can adjust the type size, shutoff time, and screen contrast. The type size changes the number of lines of text that appear on screen. The shutoff time is how long BOOKMAN stays on if you forget to turn it off.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Press MENU .

3.Press the arrow keys to highlight the Other menu.

4.Highlight Set Type Size, Set Shutoff, or Set Contrast.

5.Press ENTER .

6.Highlight a setting.

Or press orif you selectedSet Contrast. To exit without changing settings, pressBACK .

7.Press ENTER to select it.

Throughout this product you will find decision trees asking you various questions about your child’s emergency. This will narrow down the emergency so you can quickly find the doctor's advice you need.

At the end of a question you will see . PressY to answer yes, or pressN to answer no. There will often be more than one question to answer.

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Finding Information Using the Contents Menu

To find information about your child’s problem, type the symptom, illness, or emergency at the entry screen. You can find anything from a Bee sting to a

Broken bone.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Start typing nosebleed.

You go directly to the index list.

3.Press ENTER whennosebleed is highlighted.

4.Press to read the advice.

There is a question at the end of the advice.

5.Press Y to answer yes or pressN to answer no.

6.Continue answering all questions.

7.Press to read the advice.

8.Press CLEAR when done.

The Contents menu is divided into three categories. Emergencies,Common Problems and Concerns, andPrevention. They include general information about many children’s health concerns. Read them to learn more about caring for your child’s health.

1.Press MENU .

2.Select a category from the Contents menu (e.g., I Emergencies).

3.Select a topic (e.g., 4. Choking).

4.Select a sub-topic,if needed (e.g.,Doctor’s advice).

5.Press to read.

6.Press BACK to go back to the previous screen.

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Using the Contents Menu

Emergencies

Using the Contents Menu

Common Problems and Concerns

This category has a section on general information including How to Handle Emergencies,Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation,The Emergency Room, andThe Hospital. AfterGeneral Information there are fifteen emergency topics from which to choose.

In this category, you will find information on many common illnesses or problems. The General Information section includes How to Use Medicines,How to Use a Thermometer, andHow to Choose a Doctor For Your Child. The following list shows the topics.

1.Bone & joint injuries

2.Breathing problems

3.Burns

4.Choking

5.Convulsions (seizures)

6.Cuts & bleeding

7.Drowning

8.Electrical injuries

9.Eye injuries

10.Fainting

11.Frostbite

12.Head injuries

13.Heat illnesses

14.Neck & back injuries

15.Poisoning

16.Bites & stings

17.Car sickness

18.Child abuse

19.Colds

20.Constipation

21.Coughing

22.Diaper rash

23.Diarrhea

24.Earaches

25.Feeding babies & young children

26.Fever

27.Fussy babies

28.Growth & development

29.Headaches

30.Head lice

9 31. Newborn babies

Using the Contents Menu

32.Nosebleeds

33.Pinkeye & sties

34.Pinworms

35.Rashes

36.Reye’s syndrome

37.Sore throats & tonsillitis

38.Stomach aches

39.Sunburn

40.Toddlers who say “no”

41.Vomiting

42.Warts

Typing Numbers

You can also find a category by typing the number in front of it. To type a number, hold and press a numbered key.

Using the Index Menu

You can also go to the Index by pressing going to the main menus and then highlighting Index. Start typing an emergency to zoom directly to it. PressENTER to go to the questions and then the advice.

Press INFO (red) to read the topic’s general reference information.

Using the Contents Menu

Prevention

This category is divided into three main topics with many sub-topicson preventing accidents, illnesses, and injuries.

43.Prevention of accidents Here you will find tips on everything from The risks as

your child grows to Toy safety.

44.Immunizations (shots)

Select this topic to find out about specific vaccines, if vaccines are safe, if your child should receive a dpt, and when your child should be immunized.

45.Physical fitness

Select this topic to learn how much exercise your child needs and when and how to start. There’s also a word about

smoking.

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Using the INFO key

Use the INFO (red) key to quickly find reference information about a topic, where you are in the outline, and to see a full name when only part is visible.

To find reference information

Another way to find reference information is to type the topic you want to learn more about (e.g., fainting) and then pressENTER . Next pressINFO (red) and then pressto read about fainting.

To find a topic’s location

While you are in text, press INFO (red) again. Or press? .

You are reading general information about fainting found in the Emergencies category.

Using the INFO key

To view a full name

Some names and menu items are too long to fit onto one line. To view the full name, press ? when the item is highlighted.

Reading Cross-References

When you see an , pressENTER to go to thecross-refer-enced text. PressBACK to go back to the screen you were previously viewing.

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Cartridge Care

 

Resetting BOOKMAN

 

 

 

Do not touch the metal contacts on the cartridges.

Caution: Touching these electrical contacts with statically charged objects, including your fingers, could erase information entered in a cartridge orbuilt-inbook.

• Do not put excessive pressure on the cartridges.

LBS.

• Do not expose the cartridges to heat, cold, or liquids.

If the BOOKMAN keyboard fails to respond, or if its screen performs erratically, first press CLEAR and then pressON/OFF twice. If nothing happens, follow the steps below to reset it.

Warning: Pressing the reset button with more than very light pressure may permanently disable your BOOKMAN. In addition, resetting BOOKMAN erases settings and information entered into itsbuilt-inbook, and in an installed cartridge.

1. Hold CLEAR and pressON/OFF .

If nothing happens, try Step 2.

2.Use a paperclip to gently press BOOKMAN’s reset button.

The reset button is recessed in a pinsized hole on the back of BOOKMAN. Look for it on the battery cover or near the cartridge slot.

Troubleshooting

Make sure your cartridge is installed correctly.

Check that the cartridge’s metal contacts are dirt-anddust-free.

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Optional Features

 

Product Information

 

 

 

AC adaptor

jack

 

 

 

 

 

Headphone

jack

AC adaptor jack: Some BOOKMAN models are equipped with a standard 3.5 mm jack for use with a 9-volt, 200-300 milliamp AC/DC adaptor.

This symbol indicates that the inner core of the plug of an AC adaptor is negative and that the outer part of the plug is positive. If your AC/DC adaptor does not have this symbol, confirm its compatibility at its place of purchase.

Headphone jack: Some BOOKMAN models also have a 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack for use with a standard impedance 8 Ohm headset.

Model: EMG-2006

size: 5.9 x 4.2 x 0.6 cm

weight: 0.4 oz.

About the Author:

Robert E. Kaplan, M.D., was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. He received his B.A. from Brown University and his M.D. at the School of Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics. He is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Kaplan has published several pediatric-relatedarticles in scholarly medical journals. He is an attending physician at the Children’s Hospital in Buffalo and a full partner in an active pediatric group practice. He is happily married and has two young daughters.

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Copyrights & Patents

FCC Notice:

Complies with the limits for a Class B computing device pursuant to Subpart B of part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Copyrights and Patents:

©1995 Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., Mt. Holly, NJ 08060 USA.

All rights reserved.

©1995 INFOTAINMENT, LTD. All rights reserved. INFOTAINMENT LTD. is a New York City based interactive multimedia publisher.

BOOKMAN is a trademark of Sherwin M. Borsuk. Used under license.

U.S. Patents 4,490,811; 4,830,618; 4,891,775; 4,982,181; 5,007,019; 5,113,340; 5,153,831; 5,203,705; 5,218,536; 5,229,936; 5,249,965; 5,295,070; 5,321,609; 5,333,313; European Patent 0 136 379. Pat. Pend.

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ISBN 1-56712-128-4

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Index

?* key 3

finding a topic's location 10 viewing a full name 10

AC adaptor jack 12 Arrow keys 5 Cartridges

caring for 11 installing 4

Categories

Common Problems & Concerns 8 Emergencies 8

Prevention 9

Changing settings 6 Color keys

understanding 3 using 5

Common Problems & Concerns, listed 8

Contrast adjusting 6 setting 6

Cross-references,reading 10 Decision trees, answering 6

FRB-28005-00

P/N 7201199

Direction keys 3 Emergencies, listed 8 FCC notice 13 Headphone jack 12 Help, finding 5

Index menu, using 9 INFO key

finding a topic's location 10 finding reference info 9, 10

Installing a cartridge 4 Patents 13 Prevention, listed 9

Product information 12 Questions, answering 6 Resetting BOOKMAN 11 Selecting a book 4

Showing a full menu item 10 Shutoff

changing 6 setting 6

Type size, changing 6 Warranty 13

XREF 10

Printed in U.S.

Rev. A

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