Emergency First Responder: Making the Difference, 2nd Ed.

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ISBN: 9780323085946

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Overview

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 More »

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ISBN: 9780323085946

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!

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to EMS Systems
2. Well-Being of the Emergency First Responder
3. Legal and Ethical Issues
4. Documentation and Communications - NEW!
5. The Human Body
6. Lifting and Moving Patients
7. Airway Management and Ventilation
8. Patient Assessment
9. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and AED
10. Medical Emergencies
11. Bleeding, Soft Tissue Wounds, and Shock Management
12. Musculoskeletal Injuries
13. Childbirth
14. Infants and Children
15. Operations 
16. Environmental Emergencies - NEW!
17. Special Populations

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