Emergency responder : advanced first aid for non-EMS personnel / Christopher J. Le Baudour ; medical editor, Keith Wesley.
Contributor(s): Wesley, KeithPublisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Brady/Pearson, c2012Description: xxx, 251 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780131712140 (pbk.); 0131712144 (pbk.)Subject(s): First aid in illness and injury | Medical emergenciesDDC classification: 616.02/52 LOC classification: RC86.7 | .L4 2012
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to EMS systems and the role of the first responder -- Legal and ethical principles of emergency care -- The wellness and safety of the first responder -- Introduction to anatomy -- Principles of lifting, moving, and positioning -- Airway management and rescue breathing -- Principles of assessment -- Caring for medical emergencies -- Caring for soft-tissue injuries and shock -- Caring for muscle and bone injuries -- Caring for injuries to the head and spine -- Multiple-casualty incidents and principles of triage -- Childbirth -- Appendix 1. Blood pressure monitoring -- Appendix 2. Airway adjuncts, suctioning, and oxygen therapy -- Appendix 3. Weapons of mass destruction and the terrorist threat -- Appendix 4. Skill sheets.