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Standard First Aid, CPR, And AED / Edition 6
     

Standard First Aid, CPR, And AED / Edition 6

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Alton L. Thygerson
 

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ISBN-10: 1449609449

ISBN-13: 9781449609443

Pub. Date: 02/07/2011

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This manual is developed for use within First Aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.

Based on the 2010 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), the Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Sixth Edition student manual is ideal for use within training

Overview

This manual is developed for use within First Aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.

Based on the 2010 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), the Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Sixth Edition student manual is ideal for use within training courses designed to certify individuals in first aid, CPR, and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes:

Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency.
Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format.
Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills.
Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.

About the Emergency Care and Safety Institute
The Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) is an internationally renowned organization that provides training and certifications that meet job-related requirements as defined by regulatory authorities such as OSHA, The Joint Commission, and state offices of EMS, Education, Transportation, and Health. ECSI’s courses are delivered throughout a range of industries and markets worldwide, including colleges and universities, business and industry, government, public safety agencies, hospitals, private training companies, and secondary school systems.

Jones & Bartlett Learning is the exclusive publisher for the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449609443
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/07/2011
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
928,627
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Understanding injuries 1

The Importance of First Aid 2

Chapter 2 Before Helping, Take the Appropriate Actions 5

Introduction 5

Scene Size-up 8

Seeking Medical Care 9

Legal Aspects of First Aid 10

Preventing Disease Transmission 11

Finding What is Wrong 14

Chapter 3 Injury Emergencies 17

Bleeding Control 17

Wound Care 23

Blisters 26

Nose Injuries 28

Tooth Injuries 29

Eye injuries 31

Ear injuries 32

Impaled (Embedded) Object 33

Amputations and Avulsions 34

Head Injuries 35

Spinal injury 37

Chest injuries 39

Abdominal Injuries 41

Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries 42

Burns 50

Chapter 4 Sudden Illnesses 55

Asthma 55

Severe Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis) 57

Heart Attack 59

Stroke 60

Fainting 61

Diabetic Emergencies 61

Seizures 64

Shock 65

Pregnancy Complications 66

Chapter 5 Environmental Emergencies 67

Animal Bites 67

Snake and Other Reptile Bites 68

Arthropod Bites and Stings 71

Marine Animal Injuries 79

Heat-Related Emergencies 81

Cold-Related Emergencies 84

Poisoning 89

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac Reactions 90

Chapter 6 CPR and AED 95

Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest 95

Performing CPR 95

Compression-Only CPR 103

Airway Obstruction 104

Automated External Defibrillator 107

Chapter 7 Emergency Rescues, Moves, and Priorities 113

Emerge/icy Rescues 113

Emergency Moves 114

Prioritizing Multiple Injured People 119

Appendix: First Aid Supplies 123

Index 127

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