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First Responder, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 12, 2008

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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

 

APPENDICES

Emergency Care Situations

A1 Determining Your Patient’s Blood Pressure

A2 Breathing Aids and Oxygen Therapy

A3 Pharmacology

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
Format: Safari Book

$44.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607138-9