First Responder: A Skills Approach / Edition 7

First Responder: A Skills Approach / Edition 7

by Daniel Limmer EMT-P, Keith J. Karren Ph.D., Brent Q. Hafen Ph.D.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131720481

ISBN-13: 9780131720480

Pub. Date: 09/14/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The 7th edition of this popular First Responder title, takes students beyond national standards while retaining the easy-to-read, step-by-step format that has made it a favorite for over a decade. Comprehensive coverage includes a variety of topics, including material that goes beyond the DOT curriculum and airway and circulation chapters that fully comply

Overview

The 7th edition of this popular First Responder title, takes students beyond national standards while retaining the easy-to-read, step-by-step format that has made it a favorite for over a decade. Comprehensive coverage includes a variety of topics, including material that goes beyond the DOT curriculum and airway and circulation chapters that fully comply with the newly revised AHA Guidelines.
New features, enrichment materials will enhance the clear and in-depth coverage that has been this titles trademark. New material has been added on terrorism, industrial emergencies, and special patients, as well as a new chapter on Geriatric Emergencies. A new special feature First Responder Flash highlights key information.
First Responder students and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131720480
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/14/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
8.37(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Module 1 – Preparatory

1 — Introduction to the EMS System

2 — Well-Being of the First Responder

3 — Legal and Ethical Issues

4 — The Human Body

5 — Lifting and Moving Patients

Module 2 - Airway

6 — Airway A

7 — Airway B

Module 3 - Circulation

8 — Circulation

9 — Automated External Defibrillation

Module 4 – Patient Assessment

10 —Scene Size-Up

11 — Introduction to Patient Assessment and Vital Signs

12 — Patient Assessment

13 — Communication and Documentation

Module 5 – Illness and Injury

Medical Emergencies

14 — Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies

15 — Medical Emergencies

16 — Environmental Emergencies

17 — Psychological Emergencies and Crisis Intervention

Bleeding and Soft-Tissue Injuries

18 — Bleeding and Shock

19 — Soft-Tissue Injuries

20 — Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia

21 — Burn Emergencies

22 — Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies

Injuries to Muscles and Bones

23 — Injuries to the Head, Face, and Neck

24 — Injuries to the Spine

25 — Musculoskeletal Injuries

Module 6 – Childbirth and Children

26 — Childbirth

27 — Infants and Children

Module 7 – Geriatric Considerations

28 — Geriatric Patients

Module 8 – EMS Operations

29 — EMS Operations

30 — Hazardous Materials Incidents and Emergencies

31 — Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Command

32 — Water Emergencies

33 — Vehicle Stabilization and Patient Extrication

34 — Special Rescue Situations

Appendix 1 - Weapons of Mass Destruction

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