The leader in the field, Emergency Medical Responder, Ninth Edition, provides clear first responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel. The new ninth edition retains many successful features from previous editions and includes new topics and concepts that have recently become part of most Emergency Medical Responder programs. The foundation of this text is the new National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responder, and it also includes the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – Introduction to EMS Systems
Chapter 2 – Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
Chapter 3 – Wellness and Safety of the Emergency Medical Responder
Chapter 4 – Introduction to Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy, and Lifespan Development
Chapter 5 – Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning of Patients
Chapter 6 – Principles of Effective Communication
Chapter 7 – Principles of Effective Documentation
Chapter 8 – Airway Management & Ventilation
Chapter 9 – Oxygen Therapy
Chapter 10 – Resuscitation and the use of the Automated External Defibrillator
Chapter 11 – ObtainingVital Signs & History
Chapter 12 – Principles of Patient Assessment (Sample Chapter)
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