Pediatric Emergencies: The First Five Minutes / Edition 3

Pediatric Emergencies: The First Five Minutes / Edition 3

by Grant Goold, Paul F. Marmen, Paul Marmen
     
 

From community CPR courses to early childhood development staff training, this resource is appropriate for all courses that include elements of first aid for children. Highly visual content with universal symbols quickly link didactic material to emergency action procedures. Succinct and timely, with up-to-date emergency treatment standards, the need-to-know… See more details below

Overview

From community CPR courses to early childhood development staff training, this resource is appropriate for all courses that include elements of first aid for children. Highly visual content with universal symbols quickly link didactic material to emergency action procedures. Succinct and timely, with up-to-date emergency treatment standards, the need-to-know essentials can quickly be mastered. Features:

  • Injury prevention checklists.
  • A Quick Reference Guide detailing vital emergency care information specific to a variety of common childhood emergencies in a visual format.
  • Case studies of real-life responses that put knowledge gained into practice.
  • Color coded text and text boxes that highlight age dependent treatment standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130145734
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
111
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Section 1Preparedness
Chapter 1Prevention, Prevention, Prevention2
Chapter 2PediScan Checklist13
Chapter 3Disaster Planning20
Section 2Universal Symbol Training
Chapter 4Scene Safety26
Chapter 5Standard Precautions29
Chapter 6Initial Assessment32
Chapter 7Ongoing Assessment36
Chapter 8Activation of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System40
Chapter 9Basic Life Support: Rescue Breathing (Artificial Ventilation)42
Chapter 10Basic Life Support: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation49
Chapter 11Shock55
Chapter 12Soft-Tissue Injury58
Chapter 13Musculoskeletal Injury/Immobilization65
Chapter 14Spinal Precautions69
Chapter 15Oxygen Application72
Section 3Injury and Illness Treatment
Injury and Illness Quick Reference Guide76
Answers to Real-Life Response Treatment Questions105
Index109

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