Outdoor Emergency Care: Comprehensive Prehospital Care for Nonurban Settings, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Outdoor Emergency Care: Comprehensive Prehospital Care for Nonurban Settings, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

ISBN-10:
0763717150
ISBN-13:
9780763717155
Pub. Date:
07/12/2002
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning

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Outdoor Emergency Care: Comprehensive Prehospital Care for Nonurban Settings, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Designed to help patrollers and all outdoor emergency care providers deal with any emergency situation they might encounter, this program targets numerous aspects of concern in the nonurban environment, including environmental illnesses and injuries such as altitude sickness, deep frostbite, and hypothermia; ski and other outdoor injuries; and the special equipment and techniques used by patrollers and other nonurban rescuers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763717155
Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date: 07/12/2002
Series: Emergency Medical Services Series
Edition description: 4E
Pages: 938
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1Preparing to Be a Rescuer
Chapter 1Introduction to Outdoor Emergency Care2
Chapter 2The Well-Being of the Rescuer22
Chapter 3Interfacing with EMS and Other Medical Personnel68
Chapter 4Human Anatomy and Physiology84
Chapter 5Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History132
Section 2Airway
Chapter 6Airway154
Section 3Patient Assessment
Chapter 7Patient Assessment194
Chapter 8Bleeding248
Chapter 9Shock264
Section 4Medical Emergencies
Chapter 10Respiratory Emergencies282
Chapter 11Cardiovascular Emergencies304
Chapter 12Neurologic Emergencies332
Chapter 13Common Medical Emergencies350
Chapter 14Snowsports and Mountain Biking Emergencies396
Chapter 15Environmental Emergencies412
Chapter 16Behavioral Emergencies450
Chapter 17Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies460
Section 5Trauma
Chapter 18Mechanisms and Patterns of Injury484
Chapter 19Soft-Tissue Injuries498
Chapter 20Eye Injuries522
Chapter 21Face and Throat Injuries536
Chapter 22Chest Injuries548
Chapter 23Abdomen and Genitalia Injuries560
Chapter 24Principles of Musculoskeletal Injuries574
Chapter 25Assessment and Care of Bone and Joint Injuries612
Chapter 26Head and Spine Injuries644
Section 6Scene Techniques
Chapter 27Rescue Techniques: Lifts and Loads678
Chapter 28Triage712
Chapter 29Mass-Casualty Incident Management724
Section 7Special Populations
Chapter 30Pediatric Outdoor Emergency Care736
Chapter 31Outdoor Adaptive Athletes772
Appendix AScenarios786
Appendix BSkill Guides835
Appendix CEmergency Care Kits861
Appendix DPrinciples of Wilderness Emergency Care874
Glossary897
Index914
Additional Credits937

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