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First Responder : Your First Response in Emergency Care -With DVD

First Responder : Your First Response in Emergency Care -With DVD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0763740313

Cover of First Responder : Your First Response in Emergency Care -With DVD 4TH 07 (ISBN 978-0763740313)
ISBN13: 978-0763740313
ISBN10: 0763740314
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $138.75

First Responder : Your First Response in Emergency Care -With DVD - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763740313

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Staff

ISBN13: 978-0763740313
ISBN10: 0763740314
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

The Fourth Edition fully integrates the 2005 CPR and ECC guidelines and includes new chapters on:

  • Communications and Documentation
  • Geriatric Emergencies
  • Terrorism Awareness

Designed to meet the needs of law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, rescue squad personnel, athletic trainers, college students, and laypersons, the new features found in the Fourth Edition will help students take the next step toward becoming outstanding First Responders. These features include:

  • Endorsement by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • You are the Provider, attention-grabbing case studies found in every chapter
  • Special Population Tips, discussing the specific needs and emergency care of special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and special needs patients
  • Enhanced skill drills

Table of Contents

Section 1. Preparing to Be a First Responder

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

Section 2. Airway

Chapter 6. Airway Management

Section 3. Patient Assessment

Chapter 7. Patient Assessment
Chapter 8. Communications and Documentation

Section 4. Circulation

Chapter 9. Professional Rescuer CPR

Section 5. Illness and Injury

Chapter 10. Medical Emergencies
Chapter 11. Poisoning and Substance Abuse
Chapter 12. Behavioral Emergencies
Chapter 13. Bleeding, Shock, and Soft-Tissue Injuries
Chapter 14. Injuries to Muscles and Bones

Section 6. Childbirth, Pediatrics, and Geriatrics

Chapter 15. Childbirth
Chapter 16. Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter 17. Geriatric Emergencies

Section 7. EMS Operations

Chapter 18. EMS Operations
Chapter 19. Terrorism Awareness

Section 8. Enrichment

Chapter 20. Special Rescue
Chapter 21. Supplemental Skills

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