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First Aid for Colleges and Universities

First Aid for Colleges and Universities - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0805328486

Cover of First Aid for Colleges and Universities 8TH 04 (ISBN 978-0805328486)
ISBN13: 978-0805328486
ISBN10: 0805328483
Edition: 8TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2004
International: No

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First Aid for Colleges and Universities - 8TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0805328486

Keith J. Karren, Brent Q. Hafen, Daniel Limmer and Mistovich

ISBN13: 978-0805328486
ISBN10: 0805328483
Edition: 8TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Along with updates to its comprehensive coverage, First Aid for Colleges and Universities, Eighth Edition now provides students with even more self-assessment to help them succeed in their course. End-of-chapter quiz questions encourage students to think critically and a new skills sheets appendix provides more testing at the end of the book. The Eighth Edition has also been thoroughly updated to include the latest CPR guidelines, and approximately 100 updated photos have been added to the book's extensive art program. A new, clearer design makes the text easy to use. This book prepares students for various first aid certifications, including Red Cross and American Heart Association.
Features

  • SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review) learning system:
    • Learning Objectives are listed at the beginning of each chapter and again when they are addressed in the text, providing students with a clear roadmap of the most important topics in the chapter.
    • Progress Checks at the end of each section encourage students to test their understanding before moving on.
    • End-of-Chapter material includes self-tests, key terms, and chapter summaries that reinforce student learning.
  • Comprehensive art and photo program helps students visualize complex procedures described in the text.
  • Glossary terms in bold keep students focused on the key terms in each chapter.

New To This Edition

  • New, clearer design makes navigating the text easier than ever.
  • Enhanced photo program includes approximately 100 updated photos that depict the most current procedures and safety measures, such as the consistent use of protective gloves.
  • Updated CPR coverage includes new guidelines for the number and speed of ventilations, and the procedures for obstructed airways and infant/child ventilations.
  • Skills Reviews in the Self-Test section use scrambled pictures to test students' visual recall of emergency procedures.
  • Self-Test answers are now included in an appendix for easy student review.
  • Skills Sheets appendix allows students and professors to evaluate student knowledge of first aid procedures.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to First Aid Care.
2. Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems.
3. Victim Assessment.
4. Basic Life Support: Artificial Ventilation.
5. Basic Life Support: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
6. Bleeding and Shock.
7. Soft-Tissue Injuries.
8. Injuries to the Face, Eye, and Throat.
9. Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia.
10. Bandaging.
11. Musculoskeletal Injuries.
12. Common Sport and Recreational Injuries.
13. Head and Spine Injuries.
14. Poisoning Emergencies.
15. Drug and Alcohol Emergencies.
16. Cardiovascular and Stroke Emergencies.
17. Respiratory Emergencies.
18. Diabetic Emergencies.
19. Acute Abdominal Distress and Related Emergencies.
20. Epilepsy, Dizziness, and Fainting.
21. Childbirth and Related Emergencies.
22. Pediatric and Geriatric Emergencies.
23. Bites and Stings.
24. Burn Emergencies.
25. Heat and Cold Emergencies.
26. Water Emergencies.
27. Wilderness Emergencies.
28. Psychological Emergencies and Disasters.
29. Lifting and Moving Victims.
30. Vehicle Stabilization and Victim Extrication.

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