Tactical Medicine: An Introductory To Law Enforcement Emergency Care
  • Tactical Medicine: An Introductory To Law Enforcement Emergency Care
  • Tactical Medicine: An Introductory To Law Enforcement Emergency Care

Tactical Medicine: An Introductory To Law Enforcement Emergency Care

by Ian McDevitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1581602553

ISBN-13: 9781581602555

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: Paladin Press


An experienced street paramedic gives a detailed crash course in the administration of emergency care under the most life-threatening conditions. Tactical Medicine is an excellent introduction to providing critical medical care when lives hang in the balance - both yours and your patients'. Learn the three stages of tactical medicine; the vital priorities of…  See more details below

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An experienced street paramedic gives a detailed crash course in the administration of emergency care under the most life-threatening conditions. Tactical Medicine is an excellent introduction to providing critical medical care when lives hang in the balance - both yours and your patients'. Learn the three stages of tactical medicine; the vital priorities of administering first aid under fire; the realities of setting up an efficient triage system; the must-have equipment and supplies for a tactical medical kit; the best methods for transporting your gear while on the scene; the differences between law enforcement and military field care; and much more. Whether you are a medic assigned to a SWAT team or military unit, an EMT thinking of entering police work or just someone who is interested in this dynamic field of medicine, you will benefit from this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581602555
Publisher:
Paladin Press
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,328,185
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Chapter 1The Stages of Tactical Medicine7
Chapter 2Patient Assessment13
Chapter 3Controlling Bleeding17
Chapter 4Stabilizing Breathing23
Chapter 5Disability and Mobility31
Chapter 6Triage37
Chapter 7Environmental Emergencies41
Chapter 8The Tactical Medical Kit47
Chapter 9Carry Systems59
Chapter 10General Care of the Team67
Chapter 11Improvisation75
Chapter 12Delivering K9 First Aid77
Chapter 13Choosing Your Team's Medic81
Chapter 14Training87
Conclusion91
AppendixGear Distributors93

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