ISBN-10:
0835951065
ISBN-13:
9780835951067
Pub. Date:
09/02/1997
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
First Responder: A Skills Approach / Edition 5

First Responder: A Skills Approach / Edition 5

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ISBN-13: 9780835951067
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 09/02/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 546
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

MODULE 1: PREPARATORY.

1. Introduction to the EMS System.
2. The Well-Being of the First Responder.
3. Legal and Ethical Issues.
4. The Human Body.
5. Lifting and Moving Patients.

MODULE 2: AIRWAY.

6. Airway.

MODULE 3: CIRCULATION.

7. Circulation.
8. Automated External Defibrillation.

MODULE 4: PATIENT ASSESSMENT.

9. Scene Size-up.
10. Patient Assessment.
11. Communication and Documentation.

MODULE 5: ILLNESS AND INJURY MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.

12. Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies.
13. Other Common Medical Complaints.
14. Heat and Cold Emergencies.
15. Bites and Stings.
16. Psychological Emergencies and Crisis Intervention Bleeding and Soft-Tissue Injuries.
17. Bleeding and Shock.
18. Soft-Tissue Injuries.
19. Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia.
20. Burn Emergencies.
21. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies Injuries to Muscles and Bones.
22. Injuries to the Head, Face, and Neck.
23. Injuries to the Spine.
24. Musculoskeletal Injuries.

MODULE 6: CHILDBIRTH AND CHILDREN.

25. Childbirth.
26. Infants and Children.

MODULE 7: EMS OPERATIONS.

27. EMS Operations.
28. Hazardous Material Incidents and Emergencies.
29. Multiple Casualty Incidents andIncident Command.
30. Water Emergencies.
31. Vehicle Stabilization and Patient Extrication.
32. Special Rescue Situations.
Glossary of Abbreviations.
Glossary of Terms.
Index.

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