First Responder: Your First Response In Emergency Care / Edition 4

First Responder: Your First Response In Emergency Care / Edition 4

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Aaos, David Schottke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763740314

ISBN-13: 9780763740313

Pub. Date: 07/19/2006

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

The only First Responder training program endorsed by a national organization, First Responder, Fourth Edition continues with an assessment-based approach to First Responder training. The Fourth Edition fully integrates the 2005 CPR and ECC guidelines and includes new chapters on: communications and documentation; geriatric emergencies; and terrorism awareness.…  See more details below

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The only First Responder training program endorsed by a national organization, First Responder, Fourth Edition continues with an assessment-based approach to First Responder training. The Fourth Edition fully integrates the 2005 CPR and ECC guidelines and includes new chapters on: communications and documentation; geriatric emergencies; and terrorism awareness. Designed to meet the needs of law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, rescue squad personnel, athletic trainers, college students, and laypersons, the new features found in the Fourth Edition will help students take the next step toward becoming outstanding First Responders. These features include: endorsement by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; You are the Provider, attention-grabbing case studies found in every chapter; Special Population Tips, disucssing the specific needs and emergency care of special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and special needs patients; Enhanced skill drills; and First Responder Practical Skills Review DVD, packaged free with the Fourth Edition.

The Fourth Edition fully integrates the 2005 CPR and ECC guidelines and includes new chapters on:

++ Communications and Documentation
++ Geriatric Emergencies
++ Terrorism Awareness

Designed to meet the needs of law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, rescue squad personnel, athletic trainers, college students, and laypersons, the new features found in the Fourth Edition will help students take the next step toward becoming outstanding First Responders. These features include:

++ Endorsement by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
++ You are the Provider, attention-grabbing case studies found in every chapter
++ Special Population Tips, discussing the specific needs and emergency care of special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and special needs patients
++ Enhanced skill drills
++ First Responder Practical Skills Review DVD, packaged free with the Fourth Edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763740313
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/19/2006
Edition description:
4E
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Preparing to be a first responder2
Ch. 1Introduction to the EMS system4
Ch. 2The well-being of the first responder20
Ch. 3Medical, legal, and ethical issues38
Ch. 4The human body50
Ch. 5Lifting and moving patients66
Sect. 2Airway98
Ch. 6Airway management100
Sect. 3Patient assessment138
Ch. 7Patient assessment140
Ch. 8Communications and documentation178
Sect. 4Circulation196
Ch. 9Professional rescuer CPR198
Sect. 5Illness and injury228
Ch. 10Medical emergencies230
Ch. 11Poisoning and substance abuse256
Ch. 12Behavioral emergencies272
Ch. 13Bleeding, shock, and soft-tissue injuries288
Ch. 14Injuries to muscles and bones326
Sect. 6Childbirth, pediatrics, and geriatrics368
Ch. 15Childbirth370
Ch. 16Pediatric emergencies388
Ch. 17Geriatric emergencies418
Sect. 7EMS operations432
Ch. 18EMS operations434
Ch. 19Terrorism awareness464
Sect. 8Enrichment478
Ch. 20Special rescue480
Ch. 21Supplemental skills496

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