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Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene, 9th Edition

By Chris Le Baudour, J. David Bergeron, Gloria Bizjak, Keith Wesley

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 27, 2011

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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

Module 1

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

 

Module 2

Chapter 5 – Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning of Patients

Chapter 6 – Principles of Effective Communication

Chapter 7 Principles of Effective Documentation

 

Module 3

Chapter 8 – Airway Management & Ventilation

Chapter 9 – Oxygen Therapy

 

Module 4

Chapter 10 – Resuscitation and the use of the Automated External Defibrillator

 

Module 5

Chapter 11 – ObtainingVital Signs & History

Chapter 12 – Principles of Patient Assessment (Sample Chapter)

 

Module 6

Chapter 13 – Caring for Cardiac Emergencies

Chapter 14 – Caring for Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 15 – Caring for Common Medical Emergencies

Chapter 16 – Caring for Environmental Emergencies

 

Module 7

Chapter 17 – Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries & Bleeding

Chapter 18 – Recognition and Care of Shock

Chapter 19 – Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries

Chapter 20 – Caring for Head and Spine Injuries
Chapter 21 – Caring for Chest & Abdominal Injuries

 

Module 8

Chapter 22 — Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth

 

Module 9

Chapter 23 — Caring for Infants and Children

Chapter 24 — Special Considerations for the Geriatric Patient

 

Module 10

Chapter 25 — Introduction to EMS Operations & Hazardous Response

Chapter 26 — Introduction to Multiple-Casualty Incidents, the Incident Command System, and Triage

 

Appendices

Appendix 1 – Patient Monitoring Devices

Appendix 2 – Principles of Pharmacology

Appendix 3 – Air Medical Transport Operations

Appendix 4 – Introduction to Terrorist Response and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Appendix 5 – Answer Key

 

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