How to deal with medical and other emergencies on Shabbos By Rabbi Moshe Rotberg (368 Pages)Publisher: Israel Bookshop , 2010
An authoritative, clear and comprehensive guide to the Torah-mandated response to emergencies on Shabbos, medical and otherwise. Because emergencies can occur r"l when we least expect them, know what to do before crisis strikes, and avoid unnecessary confusion at a time when you can least afford it.
This sefer has been prepared in conjunction with more than ten leading physicians. All halachos are sourced in the extensive Hebrew footnotes. Many of the psakim quoted were received directly from leading poskim. This book is an easy read for the layman and avoids difficult and confusing medical jargon. A comprehensive glossary and index are included, as well as a section on prevalent issues faced by Hatzolah volunteers. Another section deals with some of the more common ailments and medical devices such as wearing a hearing aid, going outside with a cane, wheelchair, etc. A Hebrew section contains in-depth analysis of many contemporary shailos.