Professional Rescuer CPR / Edition 3

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Overview

Professional Rescuer CPR, Third Edition provides individuals who have a job-related duty to respond to emergencies with the knowledge and skills to recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies. These skills include: performing two-rescuer CPR and techniques for special rescue situations, using resuscitation masks and bag-valve masks for ventilating victims, and proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763772994
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 11/21/2008
  • Edition description: 3E
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 90
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Emergency Cardiac Care and the Professional Rescuer 2

Professional Rescuers and EMS Systems 2

Preparing for Emergencies 3

Disease Transmission and Precautions 4

Cardiovascular Disease: Improving the Odds 6

The Chain of Survival 6

Legal and Ethical Considerations 9

Chapter 2 Understanding the Human Body 13

Body Systems 13

When Body Systems Fail 17

Chapter 3 Patient Assessment 23

Assessing the Emergency Scene 23

Assessing the Patient 24

Chapter 4 Basic Life Support for Adults and Children 28

Patient Assessment 28

Position the Unresponsive Patient 28

Perform CPR 32

Airway Obstruction 35

Chapter 5 Basic Life Support for Infants 42

Assessment of an Infant 42

Check Responsiveness 42

Airway Obstruction 45

Chapter 6 Resuscitation Adjuncts 51

Resuscitating Adjuncts 51

Suction Devices 51

Airways 53

Ventilation Devices 55

Automated External Defibrillation 60

Chapter 7 Special Resuscitation Situations 67

Trauma 67

Drowning 68

Hypothermia 69

Electric Shock 70

Appendix 73

Index 82

Image Credits 87

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