First Responder Handbook: Law Enforcement Edition, 1st Edition
- Andrea A. Walter
- Marty Rutledge
- Chris Edgar
- Robin Davis
- ISBN-10: 076684191X | ISBN-13: 9780766841918
- 416 Pages
- © 2004 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.50
Written by a group of emergency response professionals from a broad spectrum of public safety and emergency services, this new edition of the First Responder Handbook provides specialized instruction with a focus on emergency medical service training and education that fulfills the requirements for first responder certification as outlined by the National Department of Transportation (D.O.T). This book focuses on first responder education for law enforcement personnel, and offers important concepts, skills, and procedures that enable law enforcement officers to provide quality emergency medical care are offered, including safety and ethical considerations, patient care principles, emergency response tactics, and first responder reactions to incidents involving terrorism. The book also includes special sections specific to law enforcement officers. Among those are: assisting other emergency response personnel during vehicle extrication; traffic control; prisoner care and transport; and the use of less lethal weapons.
About our Authors.
D.O.T Curriculum Correlation Guide.
Chapter One: The First Responder.
Chapter Two: Emotional Issues & the First Responder.
Chapter Three: Safety & the First Responder.
Chapter Four: Legal & Ethical Considerations.
Chapter Five: The Human Body.
Chapter Six: Lifting & Moving Patients.
Chapter Seven: Airway & Breathing.
Chapter Eight: Patient Assessment.
Chapter Nine: Circulatory System & Shock.
Chapter Ten: Automated External Defibrillaiton.
Chapter Eleven: Illness.
Chapter Twelve: Soft Tissue Injury & Bleeding.
Chapter Thirteen: Injuries to Muscles & Bones.
Chapter Fourteen: Infants & Children.
Chapter Fifteen: Pregnancy & Childbirth.
Chapter Sixteen: The First Responder in Law Enforcement.
App A Job Description of First Responder.
App B Common Medication & Uses.
App C Acronym List.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.
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