Emergency Medical Responder First on Scene

ISBN-10: 0135125707
ISBN-13: 9780135125700
Edition: 9th 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $112.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

The leader in the field, Emergency Medical Responder, Ninth Edition, provides clear first responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel. The new ninth edition retains many successful features from previous editions and includes new topics and concepts that have recently become part of most Emergency Medical Responder programs. The foundation of this text is the new National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responder, and it also includes the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.

Introduction to EMS Systems
Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
Wellness and Safety of the Emergency Medical Responder
Introduction to Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy, and Lifespan Development
Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning of Patients
Principles of Effective Communication
Principles of Effective Documentation
Airway Management & Ventilation
Oxygen Therapy
Resuscitation and the use of the Automated External Defibrillator
ObtainingVital Signs & History
Principles of Patient Assessment (Sample Chapter)
Caring for Cardiac Emergencies
Caring for Respiratory Emergencies
Caring for Common Medical Emergencies
Caring for Environmental Emergencies
Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries & Bleeding
Recognition and Care of Shock
Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
Caring for Head and Spine Injuries
Caring for Chest & Abdominal Injuries
Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth
Caring for Infants and Children
Special Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
Introduction to Operations & Hazardous Response
Introduction to Multiple-Casualty Incidents, the Incident Command System, and Triage
Appendices
Patient Monitoring Devices
Principles of Pharmacology
Air Medical Transport Operations
Introduction to Terrorist Response and Weapons of Mass Destruction
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