ISBN-10:
1284041611
ISBN-13:
9781284041613
Pub. Date:
03/23/2016
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Standard First Aid, CPR, And AED / Edition 7

Standard First Aid, CPR, And AED / Edition 7

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Overview

Standard First Aid, CPR, And AED / Edition 7

Chapter1 Introduction
Chapter2 Before Helping, Take the Appropriate Actions
Chapter3 Injury Emergencies
Chapter4 Sudden Illness
Chapter5 Environmental Emergencies
Chapter6 CPR and AED
Chapter7 Emergency Rescues, Moves, and Priorities

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ISBN-13: 9781284041613
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/23/2016
Edition description: 7
Pages: 134
Sales rank: 632,024
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Brigham Young University

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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