Emergency Incident Rehabilitation
Prentice Hall PTR, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 137 pages
The most comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of rehab operations available on the market today, this book is authored by two members of the task group that developed the newly released NFPA 1584Recommended Practices on Rehabilitation for Members Operating at Incident Scene Operations and Training Exercises. This edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to meet these new standards. All of the basic functions are covered in detail and in a logical order, allowing them to be easily implemented by emergency operation of any size. The information contained in this text is also in agreement with the principles of the National Fire Service Incident Management Systems (IMS).Topics covered include: rehab background and necessity, establishing rehab, managing a rehab area, medical aspects of rehab, and fluids and nutrition in rehab.An excellent refresher reference work for paramedics.