High Angle Rescue Techniques / Edition 3

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Everything you need to know about high angle rescue! High angle rescue is difficult. Learning how to do it shouldn't be. The step-by-step approach of this unique, full-color text makes it easy to learn everything you need to know about high angle rescue - including planning for an incident, managing a team, troubleshooting problems, operating equipment, and so much more!

Appropriate for: Rescue Professionals, Paramedics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323019149
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/27/2004
  • Edition description: With Field Guide, 2 Book Set
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 407
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 10.56 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The High Angle Environment Chapter 2 Personal Equipment and Protection Chapter 3 Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 4 Care and Use of Rescue Rope and Related Equipment Chapter 5 Use and Care of Basic High Angle Rescue Hardware Chapter 6 Tying Basic Knots for Rescue Chapter 7 Anchoring for High Angle Operations Chapter 8 Belaying of One-Person loads Chapter 9 Rappelling Chapter 10 Basic Ascending Techniques Chapter 11 Organizing the Team and Managing the Rescue, Medical Considerations for Rescuers*
Chapter 12 Rescue Belaying Chapter 13 Pickoff Rescue Techniques Chapter 14 Litters: Packaging and Rigging, Medical Considerations for Litter Patients*
Chapter 15 Slope Evacuation in Rescue Chapter 16 High Angle Lowering for Rescue Chapter 17 Hauling Systems for Rescue Chapter 18 Towers: Safety Considerations and Rescue Approaches*
Chapter 19 Highlines for Rescue*
Chapter 20 Special Rescue Problems*
Chapter 21 Helicopter Operations for the Rescue Technician *
Chapter 22 Testing of Rescue Systems and Equipment*

Appendix A Standards Setting Organizations and Further Reading Appendix B High Angle Skills Checklists

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