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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 6/2/2008.
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This classic book has successfully trained First Responder students for over 28 years. It is the ideal resource for fire service, law enforcement, military, civil, industrial, and emergency personnel seeking clear and easy-to-read First Responder-level training. The 8th edition provides solid and thorough coverage of the First Responder National Standard Curriculum and retains features that both students and instructors have relied upon for years, including flow-of-care diagrams and a clear, straightforward reading style.For fire service, law enforcement, military, civil, industrial, and emergency personnel.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to EMS Systems|
|Legal and Ethical Issues|
|Well-Being of the First Responder|
|The Human Body|
|Lifting, Moving and Positioning Patients|
|Assessment of the Patient|
|Resuscitation and the use of the AED|
|ILLNESS AND INJURY|
|Caring for Medical Emergencies|
|Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries, Bleeding and Shock|
|Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries|
|Caring for the Geriatric Patient|
|CHILDBIRTH AND CHILDREN|
|Pregnancy and Childbirth|
|Caring for Infants and Children|
|Multiple-Casualty Incidents, Triage, and the Incident Management System|
|APPENDICESEmergency Care Situations|
|Determining Your Patient's Blood Pressure|
|Breathing Aids and Oxygen Therapy|
|Air Medical Transport Operations|
|Homeland Security and EMS Response to Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction|
|Swimming and Diving Incidents|
|Student Learning Skill Sheets|
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