First Responder Handbook

Fire Service Edition

Author: Andrea A. Walter,Marty L. Rutledge,Christopher N. Edgar

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766839199

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

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The First Responder Handbook: Fire Service Edition is an information-packed guide providing first responder education for fire service professionals. Written by emergency response experts and specifically designed for firefighters, this text presents information in a way that will feel familiar to anyone in the fire service. It covers safety for first responders, patient care principles, emergency response tactics, and even first responder actions for incidents involving terrorism. This street-smart book fulfills the U. S. Department of Transportation's requirements for first responder certification while offering firefighters valuable emergency medical training.
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Essentials for the Emergency Medical Responder, 1st ed.

Author: Joseph A. Grafft,Katherine Kuzma Grafft

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435487842

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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ESSENTIALS FOR THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER 1E presents you with unique and vital information not found in other Emergency Medical Responder books. This book is written to the new National EMS Education Standards for the Emergency Medical Responder (EM
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First Responder

Your First Response in Emergency Care

Author: David Schottke,American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763740313

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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The Only First Responder Training Program Endorsed By A National Organization, First Responder, Fourth Edition Continues With An Assessment-Based Approach To First Responder Training. The Fourth Edition Fully Integrates The 2005 CPR And ECC Guidelines And Includes New Chapters On: Communications And Documentation; Geriatric Emergencies; And 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, Disucssing The Specific Needs And Emergency Care Of Special Populations, Including Pediatric, Geriatric, And Special Needs Patients; Enhanced Skill Drills; And First Responder Practical Skills Review DVD, Packaged Free With The Fourth Edition. 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 ++ First Responder Practical Skills Review DVD, Packaged Free With The Fourth Edition
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Emergency First Responder

Making the Difference

Author: Will Chapleau

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323085212

Category: Medical

Page: 475

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Updated to reflect the 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines, this one-of-a-kind text, pocket reference, and integrated workbook covers both the objectives in the National Standard Curriculum for the First Responder and the new National Education Standards in the recommended course length of 40-60 hours. Students get all the essentials of emergency medical response care without being overwhelmed. Real-world case scenarios provide students with true-to-life experiences, while Team Work boxes focus on the key points needed to work effectively with other emergency responders. A durable pocket guide is packaged with every text for fast, easy access at the point of care. And, an integrated workbook at the end of every chapter includes questions in a variety of formats to check student understanding! Caution! boxes provide tips and precautions for emergency first responders. Illustrated step-by-step skill sheets offer easy-to-follow instructions for performing the basic interventions required for certification. Nuts & Bolts sections at the end of each chapter include Critical Points, Learning Checklists, Key Terms, and a listing of the relevant NSC objectives. Updated to reflect the 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. A new chapter on Environmental Emergencies highlights those situations most encountered by an emergency first responder in the out-of-doors. Documentation and Communications chapter details EMS communications, the essentials of documenting patient care and covers therapeutic communication as it relates to cultural variations. Expanded coverage of response to man-made and natural disasters as well as new content on eye irrigation, alcohol and drug crises, nerve agent poisonings, and rural and industrial accidents prepares you to respond to any situation. Companion DVD features 12 skills videos and 24 dynamic medical animations.
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First Aid and CPR Essentials

Author: Alton L. Thygerson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 145

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Presents essentials from an approved text for the National Safety Council's First Aid and CPR course. Early chapters cover legal issues, precautions, victim assessment, and basic life support techniques, and later chapters detail procedures for emergency treatment of bleeding and shock, wounds, burn
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Road Traffic Injury Prevention Training Manual

Author: Dinesh Mohan,World Health Organization,Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241546751

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 113

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Road traffic collisions kill about 1.2 million people around the world every year but they are largely neglected as a health and development issue, perhaps because they are still viewed by many as being beyond human control. Efforts to prevent road traffic injuries are hampered by a lack of human capacity. Policy-makers, researchers and practitioners need information on effective prevention measure and on how to develop, implement and evaluate such interventions. There is a need to train more specialists in road traffic injury prevention in order to address the growing problem of road traffic injuries at international levels.
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