EMS for Secure Facilities

ISBN-10: 1428311475
ISBN-13: 9781428311473
Edition: 2012
List price: $41.95
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Description: This book is a brief, visual introduction to life-saving, first-responder techniques that are suitable for use in a correctional facility with a prison population under guard. It is designed for courses taught in correctional facilities for all  More...

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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/25/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

This book is a brief, visual introduction to life-saving, first-responder techniques that are suitable for use in a correctional facility with a prison population under guard. It is designed for courses taught in correctional facilities for all staff and especially guards, who need to know how to sustain life safely in a prison or secure facility until qualified EMS personnel arrive on scene. In this important and one-of-a-kind resource, experienced authors share their knowledge of the unique considerations of this population and environment.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Safety Issues
Introduction
Scene Safety
Transporting a Victim from a Secured Facility
Blood- and Airborne Pathogens
Immunizations
Federal Health Regulations
Summary
Key Terms
Incident Command System within a Secured Facility
Introduction
National Incident Management System
ICS in a Secured Facility
Four Modes of ICS
Expanding ICS
Summary
Key Terms
Victim Assessment in a Secured Facility
Introduction
Initial Steps for Victim Assessment
Deformities, Open Wounds, Tenderness, and Swelling (DOTS)
Vital Signs
Summary
Key Terms
Airway Management
Introduction
Respiratory Failure
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction: Adult, Child, or Infant
Summary
Key Terms
Cardiac Arrest
Introduction
CPR in a Secured Facility
Cardiac Arrest
CPR for Offender in Cell (Adult CPR)
One-Rescuer CPR: Child, Age 1 to 8
One-Rescuer CPR: Infant, Age Newborn to 1 Year
Two-Rescuer CPR
Witnessed Cardiac Arrest
Summary
Key Terms
Medical Emergencies
Introduction
Assessment of Medical Emergencies
Allergies: Mild or Systemic Reaction
Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Heart Failure
Chemical Irritants
Cold Emergencies
Diabetes
Heat Emergencies
Heart Attack
Hyperventilation
Internal Bleeding
Seizures
Stroke
Shock
Conductive Energy Devices
Summary
Key Terms
Scenarios
Trauma
Introduction
Scene Safety
Activating ICS
Contacting Health Services
Body Substance Isolation
Mechanism of Injury
Trauma Survey
Assault and Fights
External Bleeding
Blunt Trauma
Chest Injuries
Dislocations
Eye Injuries
Fractures
Sprains and Strains
Head Injuries
Gunshot Wounds
Knives, Shanks, and Other Improvised or Edged Weapons
Impaled Objects
Spinal Injuries
Summary
Key Terms
Scenarios
Bandaging and Immobilization
Closed Wounds
Open Wounds
Care for Open Wounds
Bandage Materials
Splinting
Summary
Key Terms
Scenarios
Drug Reactions
Introduction
Stimulants
Depressants
Hallucinating Chemicals
Summary
Key Terms
Behavioral and Mental Illness Emergencies
Introduction
Scene Safety and BSI
Types of Behavioral Emergencies
Common Medications
Summary
Key Terms
Scenario
Transportation Considerations
Introduction
Scene Safety
Determining to Transport
Emergency Transportation
Non-Emergency Transportation
Summary
Notes
Acronyms
Glossary
Index

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