First Aid, CPR, and AED, Standard

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Apr 14, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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First Aid, CPR, and AED Standard, Fifth Edition has been meticulously revised to incorporate current consensus guidelines on CPR and ECC. The student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers instructor, student, and technology resources to better support instructors and prepare students. The text includes: Current information on injuries and illnesses presented in an easy-to-understand format, skill sheets providing step-by-step visual reviews of procedures discussed, flow charts reinforcing the decision-making process and appropriate procedures, and outstanding photography and illustrations.
 

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Contents

Background Information
2
Action at an Emergency
8
Finding Out Whats Wrong
13
CPR
23
Automated External Defibrillation
37
Bleeding and Wounds
45
Shock
55
Burns
61
Bone Joint and Muscle Injuries
89
Sudden Illnesses
102
Poisoning
111
Bites and Stings
118
Heat and ColdRelated Emergencies
129
Rescuing and Moving Victims
135
Index
143
Image Credits
151

Head and Spinal Injuries
70
Chest Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries
83

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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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