The leader in the field, this easy-to-understand text provides clear First Responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel. The 8th Edition of FIRST RESPONDER retains the hallmark that has made it the best-selling First Responder book on the market–solid, with thorough coverage of the U.S. DOT First Responder National Standard Curriculum.
Table of Contents
MODULE 1 PREPATORY
1 Introduction to EMS Systems
2 Legal and Ethical Issues
3 Well-Being of the First Responder
4 The Human Body
5 Lifting, Moving and Positioning Patients
MODULE 2 AIRWAY
6 Airway Management
MODULE 3 PATIENT ASSESSMENT
7 Assessment of the Patient
MODULE 4 CIRCULATION
8 Resuscitation and the use of the AED
MODULE 5 ILLNESS AND INJURY
9 Caring for Medical Emergencies
10 Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries, Bleeding and Shock
11 Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
12 Caring for the Geriatric Patient
MODULE 6 CHILDBIRTH AND CHILDREN
13 Pregnancy and Childbirth
14 Caring for Infants and Children
MODULE 7 EMS OPERATIONS
15 EMS Operations
16 Multiple-Casualty Incidents, Triage, and the Incident Management System
Emergency Care Situations
A1 Determining Your Patient’s Blood Pressure
A2 Breathing Aids and Oxygen Therapy
A4 Air Medical Transport Operations
A5 Homeland Security and EMS Response to Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction.
A6 Swimming and Diving Incidents
A7 Student Learning Skill Sheets
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First Responder, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607138-9