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First Responder : Skills in Action -Text Only

First Responder : Skills in Action -Text Only - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073521961

Cover of First Responder : Skills in Action -Text Only 08 (ISBN 978-0073521961)
ISBN13: 978-0073521961
ISBN10: 0073521965
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: National Safety Council
Published: 2008
International: No

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First Responder : Skills in Action -Text Only - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073521961

National Safety Counsel

ISBN13: 978-0073521961
ISBN10: 0073521965
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: National Safety Council

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

The new First Responder: Skills in Action program is the most authoritative teaching and learning program available. This new resource gives students the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to care for victims of sudden illness and accidents. Students will see clearly how to function when no specialized equipment is available and how to perform as key assistants to the emergency medical technician or paramedic who arrives on the scene.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE. Preparatory

1. Introduction to the EMS Systems
2. The Well-Being of the First Responder
3. Legal and Ethical Issues
4. The Human Body
5. Lifting and Moving Patients

UNIT TWO. Patient Assessment

6. Patient Assessment

UNIT THREE. Airway

7. Airway and Breathing Emergencies
8. Ventilation Devices and Oxygen

UNIT FOUR. Circulation

9. Cardiac Emergencies and CPR
10. Automated External Defibrillation

UNIT FIVE. Illness and Injury

11. Medical Emergencies
12. Bleeding and Shock
13. Soft Tissue Injuries
14. Injuries to Muscles and Bones
15. Injuries to the Head and Spine

MODULE SIX. Childbirth and Children

16. Childbirth
17. Infants and Children

MODULE SEVEN. EMS Operations

18. EMS Response and Operations
19. Mass-Casualty Incidents and Triage

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