First Aid, CPR, and AED Essentials

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 28, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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First Aid, CPR, and AED Essentials, Sixth Edition includes: •Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency. •Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format. •Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills. •Flowcharts: Reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures. •Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Background Information
1
Chapter 2 Action at an Emergency
9
Chapter 3 Finding Out Whats Wrong
17
Chapter 4 CPR
34
Chapter 5 Automated External Defibrillation
48
Chapter 6 Shock
57
Chapter 7 Bleeding
67
Chapter 8 Wounds
74
Chapter 13 Extremity Injuries
149
Chapter 14 Sudden Illnesses
159
Chapter 15 Poisoning
183
Chapter 16 Bites and Stings
195
Chapter 17 ColdRelated Emergencies
221
Chapter 18 HeatRelated Emergencies
232
Chapter 19 Rescuing and Moving Victims
240
Appendix A Medication Information
255

Chapter 9 Burns
89
Chapter 10 Head and Spinal Injuries
104
Chapter 11 Chest Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries
130
Chapter 12 Bone Joint and Muscle Injuries
140
Answer Key
258
Index
260
Image Credits
270
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