9780131712140

Emergency Responder Advanced First Aid for Non-EMS Personnel

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131712140

  • ISBN10:

    0131712144

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-02-18
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Emergency Responder: Advanced First Aid for Non-EMS Personnelis not just another first-aid book. Designed for working professionals, this flexible program blends textbook with online modules and instructor-led hands-on training events. Drawing from their years of experience training and developing emergency response teams, the authors cover the most important skills needed in order to effectively respond to life-threatening events. Carefully designed skill sheets included in the text assist readers in developing the competency necessary to perform each skill with accuracy and confidence. Establishing a foundation in the basic concepts of emergency medical care, the text presents in a logical, easy-to-follow format many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter. The authors provide realistic depth and breadth of information in a way that will make you successful caring for people who have fallen victim to sudden illness or injury.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to EMS Systems and the Role of the First Responder

Chapter 2 Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care

Chapter 3 The Wellness and Safety of the First Responder

Chapter 4 Introduction to Anatomy

Chapter 5 Principles of Lifting, Moving, and Positioning Ill or Injured People

Chapter 6 Airway Management and Rescue Breathing

Chapter 7 Principles of Assessment

Chapter 8 Caring for Medical Emergencies

Chapter 9 Caring for Soft-Tissue Injuries and Shock

Chapter 10 Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries

Chapter 11 Caring for Injuries to the Head and Spine

Chapter 12 Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage

Chapter 13 Childbirth

 

Appendix 1 Blood Pressure Monitoring

Appendix 2 Airway Adjuncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy

Appendix 3 Responding to a Terrorist Threat

Appendix 4 Skill Sheets

 

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