First Aid, CPR, and AED

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Medical - 421 pages
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Contents

Why Is First Aid Important?
Emergencies 11
Death and Dying 21
Checking the Victim 42
Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest 57
Public Access Defibrillation 71
Shock
Types of External Bleeding 90
Abdominal Complaints 249
257
Alcohol Intoxication 263
Poison Ivy Poison Oak
276
Insect Stings 286
ColdRelated Emergencies 306
Hypothermia 313

Chapter Wounds 97
Wounds That Require Medical Care 109
Chapter Bandaging Wounds 114
Burns 129
Head injuries 145
Penetrating Eye Injuries 151
Broken Nose 158
Chest Injuries 171
Bone injuries
Extremity injuries 189
Elbow Injuries 195
Shin Splints
Thigh injuries
Chapter Splinting Extremities 211
Chapter Sudden Illnesses
Seizures 241
Chapter HeatRelated Emergencies 321
Childbirth and Gynecologic
Abnormal Deliveries 337
Behavioral Emergencies 343
Domestic Violence 351
Signaling for Help 368
Victim Rescue 371
Motor Vehicle Crashes 377
Disaster Preparedness 385
First Aid Supplies 396
Epinephrine Autoinjector 402
Bandages 116
Lightning 363
Image Credits 420
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The American College of Emergency Physicians was founded in 1968 and exists to support quality emergency medical care, and to promote the interests of emergency physicians.

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