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Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED / Edition 7

Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED / Edition 7

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This manual is developed for use within First Aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through Emergency Care & Safety Institute.

Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Seventh Edition is ideal for use within training courses designed to certify individuals in first aid, CPR, and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes:

Coverage of the 2015 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.
New and updated content on the use of hemostatic dressings, application of tourniquets, administering epinephrine, dental care, and more.
Instructors have the option to mix and match teaching methods and learning tools to improve student retention and engagement!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284041613
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 04/06/2016
Edition description: 7
Pages: 134
Sales rank: 87,925
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Brigham Young University

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Understanding injuries 1

The Importance of First Aid 2

Chapter 2 Before Helping, Take the Appropriate Actions 5

Introduction 5

Scene Size-up 8

Seeking Medical Care 9

Legal Aspects of First Aid 10

Preventing Disease Transmission 11

Finding What is Wrong 14

Chapter 3 Injury Emergencies 17

Bleeding Control 17

Wound Care 23

Blisters 26

Nose Injuries 28

Tooth Injuries 29

Eye injuries 31

Ear injuries 32

Impaled (Embedded) Object 33

Amputations and Avulsions 34

Head Injuries 35

Spinal injury 37

Chest injuries 39

Abdominal Injuries 41

Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries 42

Burns 50

Chapter 4 Sudden Illnesses 55

Asthma 55

Severe Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis) 57

Heart Attack 59

Stroke 60

Fainting 61

Diabetic Emergencies 61

Seizures 64

Shock 65

Pregnancy Complications 66

Chapter 5 Environmental Emergencies 67

Animal Bites 67

Snake and Other Reptile Bites 68

Arthropod Bites and Stings 71

Marine Animal Injuries 79

Heat-Related Emergencies 81

Cold-Related Emergencies 84

Poisoning 89

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac Reactions 90

Chapter 6 CPR and AED 95

Difference Between a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest 95

Performing CPR 95

Compression-Only CPR 103

Airway Obstruction 104

Automated External Defibrillator 107

Chapter 7 Emergency Rescues, Moves, and Priorities 113

Emerge/icy Rescues 113

Emergency Moves 114

Prioritizing Multiple Injured People 119

Appendix: First Aid Supplies 123

Index 127

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