First Responder Handbook: Law Enforcement Edition / Edition 1

First Responder Handbook: Law Enforcement Edition / Edition 1

by Andrea A. Walter
ISBN-10:
076684191X
ISBN-13:
2900766841917
Pub. Date:
07/08/2003
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Overview

First Responder Handbook: Law Enforcement Edition / Edition 1

This guide to providing first responder emergency medical care outlines the basic principles of lifting and moving patients, using the automatic external defibrillator, and treating illness, soft tissues injury and bleeding, injury to the muscles and bones, and infants and children. The law enforcement edition features sections on assisting other emergency response personnel during vehicle extrication, traffic control, prisoner care and transport, and the use of less-lethal weapons. Illustrated with color photographs. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900766841917
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/08/2003
Edition description: LAW ENFORC
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication.Forward.About our Authors.Preface.Acknowledgments.D.O.T Curriculum Correlation Guide.Chapter One: The First Responder.Chapter Two: Emotional Issues & the First Responder.Chapter Three: Safety & the First Responder.Chapter Four: Legal & Ethical Considerations.Chapter Five: The Human Body.Chapter Six: Lifting & Moving Patients.Chapter Seven: Airway & Breathing.Chapter Eight: Patient Assessment.Chapter Nine: Circulatory System & Shock.Chapter Ten: Automated External Defibrillaiton.Chapter Eleven: Illness.Chapter Twelve: Soft Tissue Injury & Bleeding.Chapter Thirteen: Injuries to Muscles & Bones.Chapter Fourteen: Infants & Children.Chapter Fifteen: Pregnancy & Childbirth.Chapter Sixteen: The First Responder in Law Enforcement.App A Job Description of First Responder.App B Common Medication & Uses.App C Acronym List.Glossary. Index.

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