Basic Life Support Skills / Edition 1

Basic Life Support Skills / Edition 1

by Baxter Larmon, Heather Davis, Visible Productions
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130938653

ISBN-13: 9780130938657

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written by two leaders in the EMS field, this highly visual manual guides readers through 50 practical life support skills in detail. From airway management to trauma emergencies, this accessible, easy-to-follow book helps readers understand what, how, and why each skill is performed. In addition, each skill includes key terms, objective,

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Overview

Written by two leaders in the EMS field, this highly visual manual guides readers through 50 practical life support skills in detail. From airway management to trauma emergencies, this accessible, easy-to-follow book helps readers understand what, how, and why each skill is performed. In addition, each skill includes key terms, objective, introduction, equipment, assessment, overview, rationales, problem solving, ongoing assessment, geriatric/pediatric notes, case studies, and review questions. For emergency response personnel as initial or refresher training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130938657
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,086,105
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 1 Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift Maneuver

Chapter 2 Jaw-Thrust Maneuver

Chapter 3 Using a Pocket Mask

Chapter 4 Two Person Bag-Valve Mask

Chapter 5 Insertion of the Oropharyngeal Airway

Chapter 6 Insertion of the Nasopharyngeal Airway

Chapter 7 Oral Suctioning

Chapter 8 Suctioning through an Endotracheal Tube

Chapter 9 Oxygen Tank Assembly

Chapter 10 Administering Oxygen--Non-Rebreather Mask

Chapter 11 Administering Oxygen--Nasal Cannula

Chapter 12 Nasogastric (NG) Tube

Chapter 13 Sellick’s Maneuver

Chapter 14 Ventilatory Management--Assist with Endotracheal Intubation

Chapter 15 Ventilatory Management--Combitube

Chapter 16 Ventilatory Management--Stoma Patient

Chapter 17 Using a Pulse Oxymeter

SECTION 2 PATIENT ASSESSMENT

Chapter 18 Body Substance Isolation (BSI) Precautions

Chapter 19 Lifting and Moving Patients

Chapter 20 Introduction to Patient Assessment

Chapter 21 Initial Assessment and Scene Size-Up

Chapter 22 Vital Signs

Chapter 23 Trauma Patient with No Significant Mechanism of Injury

Chapter 24 Trauma Patient with a Significant Mechanism of Injury

Chapter 25 Detailed Physical Exam

Chapter 26 Medical Patient--Responsive

Chapter 27 Medical Patient--Unresponsive

Chapter 28 Ongoing Assessment

SECTION 3 MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

Chapter 29 Administration of Activated Charcoal

Chapter 30 Administration of Glucose

Chapter 31 Metered Dose Inhaler

Chapter 32 Nitroglycerin

Chapter 33 Epinephrine Auto Injector

Chapter 34 Nebulizer

Chapter 35 Automated External Defibrillator

Chapter 36 Soft Restraints

Chapter 37 Assisting with Childbirth

SECTION 4 TRAUMA EMERGENCIES

Chapter 38 Bleeding and Shock

Chapter 39 Dressing and Bandaging

Chapter 40 Long Bone Splinting

Chapter 41 Joint Splinting

Chapter 42 Hare Traction Splint

Chapter 43 Sager Traction Splint

Chapter 44 Sling and Swathe

Chapter 45 Cervical Collar

Chapter 46 Kendrick Extrication Device (KED)

Chapter 47 Immobilizing a Supine Patient

Chapter 48 Immobilizing a Standing Patient

Chapter 49 Helmet Removal

Chapter 50 Rapid Extrication

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