First Aid for Colleges and Universities / Edition 10

First Aid for Colleges and Universities / Edition 10

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

First Aid for Colleges and Universities , Tenth Edition, is intended for students in a full-semester course leading to First Aid/CPR certification. It is designed specifically for college-level courses in First Aid and meets American Red Cross guidelines, while providing more depth and detail than the other available texts in the market. In addition

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First Aid for Colleges and Universities , Tenth Edition, is intended for students in a full-semester course leading to First Aid/CPR certification. It is designed specifically for college-level courses in First Aid and meets American Red Cross guidelines, while providing more depth and detail than the other available texts in the market. In addition to comprehensive coverage of all first aid situations a responder is likely to encounter, this book provides self-tests, critical thinking exercises, and skill assessment checklists. The Tenth Edition features updated content aligned with the new 2010 AHA and ARC CPR Guidelines, which affect many critical procedures in the entire field. Content also reflects the current developments, updated pedagogy, and best practices. Illustrations and photos have also been selectively updated and refreshed throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321732590
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
06/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
102,575
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to First Aid 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. Dressing and 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. Seizures, 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

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