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First Responder : A Skills Approach -With CD

First Responder : A Skills Approach -With CD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131720480

Cover of First Responder : A Skills Approach -With CD 7TH 07 (ISBN 978-0131720480)
ISBN13: 978-0131720480
ISBN10: 0131720481

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Robert J.Brady Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $120.00

First Responder : A Skills Approach -With CD - 7TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131720480

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

ISBN13: 978-0131720480
ISBN10: 0131720481

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Robert J.Brady Co.
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

The 7th edition of this popular First Responder title, takes students beyond national standards while retaining the easy-to-read, step-by-step format that has made it a favorite for over a decade. Comprehensive coverage includes a variety of topics, including material that goes beyond the DOT curriculum and airway and circulation chapters that fully comply with the newly revised AHA Guidelines. New features, enrichment materials will enhance the clear and in-depth coverage that has been this titles trademark. New material has been added on terrorism, industrial emergencies, and special patients, as well as a new chapter on Geriatric Emergencies. A new special feature ''First Responder Flash'' highlights key information. First Responder students and professionals.

Table of Contents

Module 1 - Preparatory 1- Introduction to the EMS System 2- Well-Being of the First Responder 3- Legal and Ethical Issues 4- The Human Body 5- Lifting and Moving Patients Module 2 - Airway 6- Airway A 7- Airway B Module 3 - Circulation 8- Circulation 9- Automated External Defibrillation Module 4 - Patient Assessment 10- Scene Size-Up 11- Introduction to Patient Assessment and Vital Signs 12- Patient Assessment 13- Communication and Documentation Module 5 - Illness and Injury Medical Emergencies 14- Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies 15- Medical Emergencies 16- Environmental Emergencies 17- Psychological Emergencies and Crisis Intervention Bleeding and Soft-Tissue Injuries 18- Bleeding and Shock 19- Soft-Tissue Injuries 20- Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia 21- Burn Emergencies 22- Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies Injuries to Muscles and Bones 23- Injuries to the Head, Face, and Neck 24- Injuries to the Spine 25- Musculoskeletal Injuries Module 6 - Childbirth and Children 26- Childbirth 27- Infants and Children Module 7 - Geriatric Considerations 28- Geriatric Patients Module 8 - EMS Operations 29- EMS Operations 30- Hazardous Materials Incidents and Em