First Aid for Colleges and Universities / Edition 7

First Aid for Colleges and Universities / Edition 7

by Brent Q. Hafen, Keith J. Karren, Kathryn J. Frandsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205291236

ISBN-13: 9780205291236

Pub. Date: 11/12/1998

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

This book presents the most complete information available from elementary facts to instructions for effective improvisation vital to successful first aid. Primarily focusing on the most common accidents and emergencies a first-aider is likely to encounter, this book is extremely useful to anyone who practices first aid, emergency care, and CPR. Presents a clear,

Overview

This book presents the most complete information available from elementary facts to instructions for effective improvisation vital to successful first aid. Primarily focusing on the most common accidents and emergencies a first-aider is likely to encounter, this book is extremely useful to anyone who practices first aid, emergency care, and CPR. Presents a clear, expanded version of legal duty, including guidelines on how to avoid legal liability, culpability for negligence or failure to act. Incorporates a newly added section on how first-aiders can protect themselves from injury and infection in the course of providing care. Features an entirely new section on dental emergencies, providing a thorough understanding of how to treat common dental problems and the importance of providing immediate care. Provides a concise description of body systems, including a succinct summary of what constitutes an emergency involving each system and how to assess; includes comprehensive information on personal protection from the risks posed by blood and air-borne diseases and what to do at an accident scene. For those who perform first aid, emergency care, and/or CPR.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205291236
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/12/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.85(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1.Introduction to First Aid and Emergency Care.

2.Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems.

3.Victim Assessment.

4.Basic Life Support: Artificial Ventilation.

5.Basic Life Support: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

6.Bleeding and Shock.

7.Soft-Tissue Injuries.

8.Injuries to the Face, Eye, and Throat.

9.Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia.

10.Bandaging.

11.Musculoskeletal Injuries.

12.Common Sport and Recreational Injuries.

13.Head and Spine Injuries.

14.Poisoning Emergencies.

15.Drug and Alcohol Emergencies.

16.Cardiovascular and Stroke Emergencies.

17.Respiratory Emergencies.

18.Diabetic Emergencies.

19.Acute Abdominal Distress and Related Emergencies.

20.Epilepsy, Dizziness, and Fainting.

21.Childbirth and Related Emergencies.

22.Pediatric and Geriatric Emergencies.

23.Bites and Stings.

24.Burn Emergencies.

25.Heat and Cold Emergencies.

26.Water Emergencies.

27.Wilderness Emergencies.

28.Psychological Emergencies and Disasters.

29.Lifting and Moving Victims.

30.Vehicle Stabilization and Victim Extrication.

Glossary.

Index.

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