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First Aid, Cpr, And Aed: Academic Version,9780763742096

First Aid, Cpr, And Aed: Academic Version

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9780763742096

ISBN10:
0763742090
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Pub. Date:
5/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Jones & Bartlett Pub
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Summary

First Aid, CPR, and AED, Fifth Edition is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers instructor, student, and technology resources to better support instructors and prepare students. The text includes: --Coverage of the 2005 CPR and ECC Guidelines-Current information on injured and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format.-Skills Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills.-Flowcharts: Reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures.-Decision Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.Visit the Additional Resources section to preview sample chapters of the Fifth Edition. About the AAOS Emergency Care and Safety Institute The AAOS name and training programs are recognized and revered worldwide. In 1971, the AAOS pioneered EMS education by publishing the first EMS training program. Today, the AAOS Emergency Care and Safety Institute continues that dedication to future emergency responders and the instructors who are paving their way. Founded in 1933, the not-for-profit AAOS provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals worldwide. Who better to teach about injuries than injury specialists? For more information about other AAOS Emergency Care and Safety Institute training programs or to become an AAOS Emergency Care and Safety Institute instructor, visit www.ECSInstitute.org.

Table of Contents

Background Information
2(9)
Why Is First Aid Important?
2(1)
Who Needs First Aid?
3(2)
What Is First Aid?
5(1)
First Aid Supplies
5(1)
First Aid and the Law
5(6)
Action at an Emergency
11(13)
Emergencies
11(1)
Bystander Actions
11(1)
What Should Be Done?
12(1)
Seeking Medical Care
13(1)
How to Call EMS
14(1)
Rescuer Reactions
15(1)
Scene Size-Up
15(1)
Disease Precautions
16(5)
Death and Dying
21(3)
The Human Body
24(18)
The Human Body
24(1)
The Respiratory System
24(2)
The Circulatory System
26(3)
The Nervous System
29(2)
The Skeletal System
31(5)
The Muscular System
36(1)
The Skin
37(5)
Finding Out What's Wrong
42(15)
Checking the Victim
42(1)
Scene Size-Up
42(1)
Initial Check
43(4)
Physical Exam
47(5)
Sample History
52(1)
Medical Identification Tags
52(1)
Putting It All Together
52(1)
What to Do Until Medical Help Is Available
53(1)
Triage: What to Do with Multiple Victims
53(4)
CPR
57(14)
Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest
57(1)
Chain of Survival
57(1)
Performing CPR
58(6)
Airway Obstruction
64(7)
Automated External Defibrillators
71(9)
Public Access Defibrillation
71(1)
Chain of Survival
72(1)
How the Heart Works
72(1)
Care for Cardiac Arrest
73(1)
About AEDs
73(1)
Using an AED
74(1)
Special Considerations
74(2)
AED Maintenance
76(4)
Shock
80(10)
Shock
80(1)
Causes of Shock
80(3)
The Progression of Shock
83(1)
Care for Shock
83(7)
Bleeding
90(7)
Bleeding
90(1)
Types of External Bleeding
90(3)
Internal Bleeding
93(4)
Wounds
97(17)
Open Wounds
97(5)
Amputations
102(2)
Blisters
104(1)
Impaled (Embedded) Objects
105(4)
Closed Wounds
109(1)
Wounds That Require Medical Care
109(1)
Gunshot Wounds
110(4)
Bandaging Wounds
114(15)
Dressings
114(1)
Types of Dressings
114(2)
Bandages
116(1)
Types of Bandages
116(13)
Burns
129(16)
Burns
129(1)
Types of Burns
129(16)
Head and Spinal Injuries
145(26)
Head Injuries
145(1)
Scalp Wounds
145(1)
Skull Fracture
146(1)
Brain Injuries
147(4)
Eye Injuries
151(1)
Penetrating Eye Injuries
151(1)
Blows to the Eye
151(1)
Cuts of the Eye or Lid
152(2)
Chemical in the Eyes
154(1)
Eye Avulsion
154(1)
Loose Objects in the Eye
154(1)
Light Burns to the Eye
155(1)
Ear Injuries
156(1)
Nose Injuries
156(1)
Nosebleeds
156(2)
Broken Nose
158(1)
Objects in the Nose
158(1)
Dental Injuries
158(1)
Objects Caught Between the Teeth
158(1)
Bitten Lip or Tongue
158(1)
Loosened Tooth
159(1)
Knocked-Out Tooth
159(1)
Broken Tooth
160(1)
Toothache
160(2)
Spinal Injuries
162(1)
Recognizing Spinal Injuries
162(1)
Care for a Spinal Injury
162(9)
Chest, Abdominal, and Pelvic Injuries
171(9)
Chest Injuries
171(1)
Closed Chest Injuries
171(3)
Open Chest Injuries
174(1)
Abdominal Injuries
174(1)
Closed Abdominal Injury
175(1)
Open Abdominal Injury
175(1)
Pelvic Injuries
176(4)
Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries
180(9)
Bone Injuries
180(1)
Fractures
180(3)
Joint Injuries
183(1)
Dislocations
183(2)
Sprains
185(1)
Muscle Injuries
185(1)
Strains
185(1)
Cramps
185(4)
Extremity Injuries
189(22)
Extremity Injuries
189(1)
Assessment
189(1)
Types of Injuries
190(1)
RICE Procedure for Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries
190(1)
R = Rest
190(1)
I = Ice
190(1)
C = Compression
191(1)
E = Elevation
192(1)
Shoulder Injuries
192(1)
Shoulder Dislocation
192(2)
Clavicle Fracture
194(1)
Contusions
194(1)
Tendinitis
194(1)
Humerus Fracture
194(1)
Elbow Injuries
195(1)
Elbow Fractures and Dislocations
195(1)
Tennis Elbow
195(1)
Golfer's Elbow
195(1)
Radius and Ulna Fractures
195(1)
Wrist Fracture
196(1)
Hand Injuries
196(1)
Crushed Hand
196(1)
Finger Injuries
196(1)
Finger Fracture
196(1)
Finger Dislocation
197(1)
Sprained Finger
197(1)
Nail Avulsion
197(1)
Splinters
197(1)
Blood Under a Nail
197(2)
Ring Strangulation
199(1)
Hip-Joint Injuries
200(1)
Hip Dislocation
200(1)
Hip Fracture
200(1)
Thigh Injuries
200(1)
Femur Fracture
200(1)
Muscle Contusion
201(1)
Muscle Strain
201(1)
Knee Injuries
201(1)
Knee Fracture
202(1)
Knee Dislocation
202(1)
Patella Dislocation
202(1)
Knee Sprain
202(1)
Knee Contusion
202(2)
Lower-Leg Injuries
204(1)
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
204(1)
Tibia and Fibula Contusion
204(1)
Muscle Cramp
204(1)
Skin Splints
204(1)
Ankle and Foot Injuries
205(3)
Toe Injuries
208(3)
Splinting Extremities
211(20)
Splinting Extremities
211(1)
Types of Splints
211(1)
Splinting Guidelines
212(1)
Slings
213(3)
Splinting Specific Areas
216(15)
Sudden Illnesses
231(26)
Heart Attack
231(2)
Angina
233(3)
Stroke (Brain Attack)
236(2)
Asthma
238(1)
Hyperventilation
238(1)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
239(1)
Fainting
239(2)
Seizures
241(1)
Diabetic Emergencies
242(5)
Low Blood Sugar
247(2)
High Blood Sugar
249(1)
Abdominal Complaints
249(1)
Nausea and Vomiting
250(1)
Diarrhea
251(1)
Constipation
251(6)
Poisoning
257(19)
Poison
257(1)
Types of Poisons
257(1)
Ingested (Swallowed) Poisons
257(6)
Alcohol Emergencies
263(1)
Alcohol Intoxication
263(1)
Drug Emergencies
264(1)
Sympathomimetics
265(1)
Hallucinogens
266(1)
Marijuana
266(1)
Depressants
266(1)
Abused Inhalants
267(1)
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
267(2)
Plant-Induced Dermatitis: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac
269(3)
Stinging Nettle
272(4)
Bites and Stings
276(30)
Animal Bites
276(5)
Snakebites
281(5)
Insect Stings
286(3)
Spider and Insect Bites
289(11)
Marine Animal Injuries
300(6)
Cold-Related Emergencies
306(15)
Cold-Related Emergencies
306(1)
How Cold Affects the Body
306(3)
Nonfreezing Cold Injuries
309(1)
Freezing Cold Injuries
310(3)
Hypothermia
313(5)
Dehydration
318(3)
Heat-Related Emergencies
321(9)
Heat-Related Emergencies
321(1)
How the Body Stays Cool
321(2)
Heat Illnesses
323(7)
Childbirth and Gynecologic Emergencies
330(13)
Childbirth and Gynecologic Emergencies of Pregnancy
330(1)
Predelivery Emergencies
331(1)
Miscarriage
331(1)
Vaginal Bleeding During Late Pregnancy
331(1)
Vaginal Bleeding Caused by Injury
331(1)
Non-Injury-Related Vaginal Bleeding
332(1)
Delivery
332(1)
Imminent Delivery
332(5)
Abnormal Deliveries
337(2)
Gynecologic Emergencies
339(1)
Sexual Assault and Rape
339(4)
Behavioral Emergencies
343(11)
Behavioral Emergencies
343(1)
Depression
344(1)
Suicide
344(3)
Emotional Injury
347(2)
Sexual Assault and Rape
349(1)
Child Abuse and Neglect
349(2)
Domestic Violence
351(1)
Elder Abuse
352(2)
Wilderness First Aid
354(17)
Wilderness First Aid
354(1)
Cardiac Arrest
355(1)
Dislocations
355(4)
Spinal Injury
359(1)
Splinting Femur Fractures
360(1)
Avalanche Burial
360(1)
Altitude Illness
361(2)
Lightning
363(3)
Wild Animal Attacks
366(1)
Wilderness Evacuation
366(2)
Signaling for Help
368(3)
Rescuing and Moving Victims
371(14)
Victim Rescue
371(1)
Water Rescue
371(4)
Ice Rescue
375(1)
Electrical Emergency Rescue
375(1)
Hazardous Materials Incidents
376(1)
Motor Vehicle Crashes
377(1)
Fires
377(1)
Threatening Dogs
377(1)
Farm Animals
377(1)
Confined Spaces
378(1)
Triage: What to Do with Multiple Victims
378(1)
Finding Life-Threatened Victims
378(1)
Moving Victims
379(1)
Emergency Moves
379(1)
Nonemergency Moves
379(6)
Disaster Preparedness
385(11)
Disaster Preparedness
385(1)
Natural Disasters
385(6)
Technological Hazards
391(1)
National Security Emergencies
392(2)
Summary
394(2)
Appendix A: First Aid Supplies
396(5)
First Aid Supplies
396(5)
Appendix B Medication Information
401(2)
Pros and Cons of Popular Pain Relievers
401(1)
Nitroglycerin
401(1)
Epinephrine Auto-Injector
402(1)
Appendix C Health Care Provider Basic Life Support
403(5)
One-Rescuer Adult Rescue Breathing and CPR
403(2)
Two-Rescuer CPR for Adults and Children
405(2)
Health Care Provider Procedural Differences Between Adult and Child (1 year of Age to Puberty)
407(1)
Index 408(12)
Image Credits 420


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