For First Responder-level training courses.This text is the foundation for the First Responder curriculum designed to provide students with a patient assessment-based approach to individual and team First Responder-level care. Written in easy-to-understand language with many examples and illustrations, the text provides appropriate details on emergency care procedures, skill steps and application methods.
- Mixed media product | 614 pages
- 210.6 x 276.9 x 27.2mm | 1,265.53g
- 01 Jan 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 6th edition
Table of contents
I. PREPARATORY. 1. Introducing 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. II. AIRWAY. 6. Airway Management. III. PATIENT ASSESSMENT. 7. Assessment of the Patient. IV. CIRCULATION. 8. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). 9. Two Rescuer CPR. V. ILLNESS AND INJURY. 10. Medical Emergencies. 11. Bleeding and Soft-Tissue Injuries. 12. Muscle and Bone Injuries. VI. CHILDBIRTH AND CHILDREN. 13. Childbirth. 14. Infants and Children. VII. EMS OPERATIONS. 15. Gaining Access and Triage. APPENDICES. Appendix 1: Determining Blood Pressure. Appendix 2: Breathing Aids and Oxygen Therapy. Appendix 3: Pharmacology. Appendix 4: Swimming and Diving Accidents. Appendix 5: Stress Management. Appendix 6: First Responder Roles and Responsibilities. Glossary. Index.