First Responder

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/2/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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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
Airway Management
Assessment of the Patient
Resuscitation and the use of the AED
Caring for Medical Emergencies
Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries, Bleeding and Shock
Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
Caring for the Geriatric Patient
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Caring for Infants and Children
EMS Operations
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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