Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene / Edition 9

Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene / Edition 9

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

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ISBN-10: 0135125707

ISBN-13: 9780135125700

Pub. Date: 06/10/2011

Publisher: Pearson

The leader in the field, Emergency Medical Responder, Ninth Edition, provides clear first responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel. The new ninth edition retains many successful features from previous editions and includes new topics and concepts that have recently become part of most

Overview

The leader in the field, Emergency Medical Responder, Ninth Edition, provides clear first responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel. The new ninth edition retains many successful features from previous editions and includes new topics and concepts that have recently become part of most Emergency Medical Responder programs. The foundation of this text is the new National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responder, and it also includes the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135125700
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/10/2011
Series:
Paramedic Care Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
206,324
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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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