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First aid, CPR, and AED essentials

Author: Steven M Thygerson; Alton L Thygerson; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.; American College of Emergency Physicians.
Publisher: Burlington, Massachusetts : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Sixth edition
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First Aid, CPR, and AED Essentials, Sixth Edition is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Thygerson; Alton L Thygerson; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.; American College of Emergency Physicians.
ISBN: 9781449626624 1449626629
OCLC Number: 746489723
Notes: Rev. ed. of: First aid and CPR essentials / Alton Thygerson. 5th ed. c2007.
Related ed. of: Advanced first aid, CPR, and AED. 6th ed.
Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) program in association with AAOS and ACEP.
Description: x, 269 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Background Information: --
Why is first aid important? --
Who needs first aid? --
What is first aid --
First aid supplies --
First aid and the law --
Action At An Emergency: --
Emergencies --
What should be done? --
Seeking medical care --
How to call EMS --
Scene size-up --
Disease precautions --
Finding Out What's Wrong: --
Victim assessment overview --
Primary check --
Secondary check --
Sample history --
What to do until medical help is available --
Triage: What to do with multiple victims --
CPR: --
Heart attack and cardiac arrest --
Caring for cardiac arrest --
Performing CPR --
Airway obstruction --
Automated External Defibrillation: --
Public access defibrillation --
How the heart works --
Care for cardiac arrest --
About AEDs --
Using an AED --
Special considerations --
AED manufacturers --
Shock: --
Shock --
Causes of shock --
Progression of shock --
Care for shock --
Bleeding: --
Bleeding --
External bleeding --
Internal bleeding --
Wounds: --
Open wounds --
Amputations --
Blisters --
Impaled (embedded) objects --
Closed wounds --
Wounds that require medical care --
Dressings and bandages --
Burns: --
Types of burns --
Head And Spinal Injuries: --
Head injuries: --
Scalp wounds --
Skull fracture --
Brain injuries --
Types of brain injury --
Eye injuries: --
Penetrating eye injuries --
Blows to the eye --
Cuts of the eye or lid --
Chemical in the eyes --
Eye avulsion --
Loose objects in the eye --
Light burns to the eye --
Ear injuries --
Nose injuries: --
Nosebleeds --
Broken nose --
Objects in the nose --
Dental injuries: --
Objects caught between the teeth --
Bitten lip or tongue --
Loosened tooth --
Knocked-out tooth --
Broken tooth --
Toothache --
Spinal injuries: --
Recognizing spinal injuries --
Care for a spinal injury --
Chest, Abdominal, And Pelvic Injuries: --
Chest injuries: --
Closed chest injuries --
Open chest injuries --
Abdominal injuries: --
Closed abdominal injuries --
Open abdominal injuries --
Pelvic injuries --
Bone, Joint, And Muscle Injuries: --
Bone injuries: --
Fractures --
Joint injuries: --
Dislocations --
Sprains --
Muscle injuries: --
Strains --
Cramps --
Contusions --
Extremity Injuries :--
Extremity injuries: --
Assessment --
Types of injuries --
RICE procedure for bone, joint, and muscle injuries: --
R =rest --
I =ice --
C =compression --
E =elevation --
Splinting extremities: --
Types of splints --
Splinting guidelines --
Slings --
Sudden Illnesses: --
Unexplained change in responsiveness --
Heart attack --
Angina --
Strike (brain attack) --
Asthma --
Hyperventilation --
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease --
Fainting --
Seizure --
Diabetic emergencies --
Emergencies during pregnancy --
Poisoning: --
Poison: --
What is a poison? --
Ingested (swallowed) poisons --
Alcohol emergencies: --
Alcohol intoxication --
Drug emergencies --
Carbon monoxide poisoning --
Plant-induced dermatitis: poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac --
Bites And Stings: --
Animal bites --
Snake bites --
Insect stings --
Spider and insect bites --
Marine animal injuries --
Cold-Related Emergencies: --
Cold -related emergencies: --
Freezing cold injuries --
Hypothermia --
Heat-Related Emergencies: --
Heat-related emergencies: --
Heat illnesses --
Rescuing And Moving Victims: --
Victim rescue: --
Water rescue --
Ice rescue --
Electrical emergency rescue --
Hazardous materials incidents --
Motor vehicle crashes --
Fires --
Threatening dogs --
Farm animals --
Confined spaces --
Triage: What to do with multiple victims: --
Finding life-threatened victims --
Moving victims: --
Emergency moves --
Nonemergency moves --
Appendix A: Medication information --
Answer key --
Index --
Image credits.
Other Titles: Advanced first aid, CPR, and AED.
Responsibility: Steven M. Thygerson ; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons [and] American College of Emergency Physicians.
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