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Workbook for Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene, 11th Edition

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Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene will help you think like an emergency medical responder and prepare for a career or voluntary service in the field. It provides clear, first responder-level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil and industrial personnel.

The leader in the field, the text is based on the new National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responders. It includes the 2017 Focused Updates from the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.

The 11th Edition has been fully updated. This revised edition covers new topics recently introduced into emergency medical responder programs.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to EMS Systems
  2. Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
  3. Wellness and Safety of the Emergency Medical Responder
  4. Introduction to Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy, and Lifespan Development
  5. Introduction to Pathophysiology
  6. Principles of Lifting, Moving, and Positioning of Patients
  7. Principles of Effective Communication
  8. Principles of Effective Documentation
  9. Principles of Airway Management and Ventilation
  10. Principles of Oxygen Therapy
  11. Principles of Resuscitation
  12. Obtaining a Medical History and Vital Signs
  13. Principles of Patient Assessment
  14. Caring for Cardiac Emergencies
  15. Caring for Respiratory Emergencies
  16. Caring for Common Medical Emergencies
  17. Caring for Environmental Emergencies
  18. Caring for Soft-Tissue Injuries and Bleeding
  19. Recognition and Care of Shock
  20. Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
  21. Caring for Head and Spinal Injuries
  22. Caring for Chest and Abdominal Emergencies
  23. Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth
  24. Caring for Infants and Children
  25. Special Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
  26. Introduction to EMS Operations and Hazardous Response
  27. Introduction to Multiple-Casualty Incidents, the Incident Command System, and Triage


  1. Patient Monitoring Devices
  2. Principles of Pharmacology
  3. Air Medical Transport Operations
  4. Introduction to Terrorism Response and Weapons of Mass Destruction

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