First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition / Edition 1

First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition / Edition 1

by Andrea A. Walter, Chris Edgar, Marty Rutledge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766839192

ISBN-13: 9780766839199

Pub. Date: 12/10/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition is an information-packed guide providing first responder education for fire service professionals. Written by emergency response experts and specifically designed for firefighters, this text presents information in a way that will feel familiar to anyone in the fire service. It covers safety for first

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Overview

The First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition is an information-packed guide providing first responder education for fire service professionals. Written by emergency response experts and specifically designed for firefighters, this text presents information in a way that will feel familiar to anyone in the fire service. It covers safety for first responders, patient care principles, emergency response tactics, and even first responder actions for incidents involving terrorism. This street-smart book fulfills the U. S. Department of Transportation's requirements for first responder certification while offering firefighters valuable emergency medical training.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766839199
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/10/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

X Front and Back Matter 1 The First Responder 2 Emotional Issues and the First Responder 3 Safety and the First Responder 4 Legal and Ethical Issues 5 The Human Body 6 Lifting and Moving 7 Airway and Breathing 8 Patient Assessment 9 Circulation 10 Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) 11 Illnesses 12 Trauma 13 Injuries to Muscles and Bones 14 First Responders and Children 15 Pregnancy and Childbirth 16 First Responder and the Fire Service ALT 16 First Responder and Law Enforcement

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