Tactical Medicine Essentials

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ISBN: 9780763778217

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Overview

Medical support for special weapons and tactics (SWAT) units is different from civilian EMS in many ways. A tactical medical provider (TMP) is charged with providing life-saving care to downed SWAT officers and taking measures to defend against criminal suspects. Mastery of these skills requires extensive, specialized tactical emergency medical More »

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ISBN: 9780763778217

Medical support for special weapons and tactics (SWAT) units is different from civilian EMS in many ways. A tactical medical provider (TMP) is charged with providing life-saving care to downed SWAT officers and taking measures to defend against criminal suspects. Mastery of these skills requires extensive, specialized tactical emergency medical services (TEMS) training and experience in the tactical environment.

 

Provides the foundation needed to create world-class TMPs. Written by an experienced team of authors from diverse backgrounds. Covers the essential curriculum of tactical medicine, including tactical patient assessment, expedient extrication and evacuation, and self-defense skills. Goes into depth about the specialized equipment and techniques used by medical professionals with TEMS training and certification. Prepares medical professionals to safely accompany a SWAT unit into the tactical environment.

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