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Emergency Response

Emergency Response - 3rd edition

Emergency Response - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9781584800958

ISBN10: 158480095X

Emergency Response by American Red Cross Staff - ISBN 9781584800958
Edition: 3RD 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: StayWell Co.
Published:
International: No
Emergency Response by American Red Cross Staff - ISBN 9781584800958

ISBN13: 9781584800958

ISBN10: 158480095X

Edition: 3RD 01

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Summary

The Emergency Response Textbook is designed for use in the Emergency Response course, which provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a first responder in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness. The textbook keeps students involved and motivated by reinforcing classroom training and providing an easy-to-use reference to keep skills sharp. 544 pages, full-color.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The First Responder
2. Well-Being of the First Responder
3. Preventing Disease Transmission
4. Legal and Ethical issues
5. Human Body Systems
6. Lifting and Moving
7. Assessment
8. Breathing Emergencies
9. Breathing Devices
10. Cardiac Emergencies
11. Bleeding and Shock
12. Specific Injuries
13. Muscle and Bone Injuries
14. Injuries to the Head, Neck, and Back
15. Medical and Behavioral Emergencies
16. Poisoning
17. Childbirth
18. Infants and Children
19. EMS Support and Operations