First Responder : A Skills Approach
For First Responder courses.The most comprehensive first responder book/multimedia package available. Featuring an easy-to-read, step-by-step format that has made the text a student favorite for over a decade, it goes well beyond the national standards set by the U.S. government to fully cover the D.O.T. Curriculum, offers expanded coverage of common medical emergencies not covered in the D.O.T. curriculum, and includes a variety of "enrichment" materials.
- Paperback | 600 pages
- 210.82 x 271.78 x 25.4mm | 1,247.37g
- 05 Dec 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 6th edition
Table of contents
MODULE 1. 1. Introduction to the EMS System. 2. The Well-Being of the First Responder. 3. Legal and Ethical Issues. 4. The Human Body. 5. Lifting and Moving Patients. MODULE 2. 6. Airway. MODULE 3. 7. Circulation. 8. Automated External Defibrillation. MODULE 4. 9. Scene Size-up. 10. Patient Assessment Principles. 11. Assessment of Medical and Trauma Patients. 12. Communication and Documentation. MODULE 5. 13. Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies. 14. Medical Emergencies. 15. Environmental Emergencies. 16. Psychological Emergencies and Crisis Intervention. 17. Bleeding and Shock. 18. Soft-Tissue Injuries. 19. Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia. 20. Burn Emergencies. 21. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies. 22. Injuries to the Head, Face, and Neck. 23. Injuries to the Spine. 24. Musculoskeletal Injuries. MODULE 6. 25. Childbirth. 26. Infants and Children. 27. Geriatric Patients. MODULE 7. 28. EMS Operations. 29. Hazardous Material Incidents and Emergencies. 30. Multiple Casualty Incidents and Incident Command. 31. Water Emergencies. 32. Vehicle Stabilization and Patient Extrications. 33. Special Rescue Situations.