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First Aid for Colleges and Universities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Keith J. Karren, Brent Q. Hafen, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel J. Limmer

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jun 7, 2011

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First Aid for Colleges and Universities, Tenth Edition, is intended for students in a full-semester course, designed specifically for college-level courses in First Aid, and meets American Red Cross (ARC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines. Course completion leads to First Aid/CPR certification from the ARC and AHA. In addition to preparing students to pass certification exams, it also contains more depth and detail than other available texts in the same market. In addition to comprehensive coverage of all first aid situations a responder is likely to encounter, this book provides self-tests, critical thinking exercises, and skill assessment checklists. The Tenth Edition features the new 2010 AHA and ARC CPR Guidelines, which affect many critical procedures in the entire field. In addition to being extremely current, the book also features a helpful end of chapter summary highlighting both the ARC and AHA guidelines of that chapters/content. A fresh new design makes this book engaging to the reader, while easy to navigate. Illustrations and photos have also been selectively updated and refreshed throughout the book.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to First Aid Care

2. Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems

3. Victim Assessment

4. Basic Life Support: Artificial Ventilation

5. Basic Life Support: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

6.  Bleeding and Shock

7. Soft-Tissue Injuries

8. Injuries to the Face, Eye, and Throat

9. Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia

10. Dressing and Bandaging

11. Musculoskeletal Injuries

12. Common Sport and Recreational Injuries

13. Head and Spine Injuries

14. Poisoning Emergencies

15. Drug and Alcohol Emergencies

16. Cardiovascular and Stroke Emergencies

17. Respiratory Emergencies

18. Diabetic Emergencies

19. Acute Abdominal Distress and Related Emergencies

20. Seizures, Dizziness, and Fainting

21. Childbirth and Related Emergencies

22. Pediatric and Geriatric Emergencies

23. Bites and Stings

24. Burn Emergencies

25. Heat and Cold Emergencies

26. Water Emergencies

27. Wilderness Emergencies

28. Psychological Emergencies and Disasters

29. Lifting and Moving Victims

30. Vehicle Stabilization and Victim Extrication

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First Aid for Colleges and Universities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition
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$52.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-76604-5