This important textbook presents real-world information on the safe, efficient operation of an ambulance. It emphasizes basic driving maneuvers and is fully illustrated.
Contains summaries of the knowledge regarding the effects of 128 road safety measures. This title covers various areas of road safety including: traffic control; vehicle inspection; driver training; publicity campaigns; police enforcement; and, general policy instruments. It also covers topics such as post-accident care, and speed cameras.
The new edition of this popular text provides practical information for developing an efficient organization for transport, acquaints the reader with all available modes of transportation, and presents strategies for handling a wide array of neonatal and pediatric medical problems in the transport setting. All these elements work toward the goal of providing transport care as an extension of the intensive care unit. Follows the latest guidelines from the Transport Medicine Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics. First edition a good seller Includes a wealth of tables, illustrations, charts, and algorithms Editors are major authorities in the field American Academy of Pediatrics now contains a Section devoted to the topic of Transport Medicine Follows the latest Guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Textbook for EMT training. The DVD walks students through the skills necessary to pass the EMT-Basic practical exam.
No other training program has had as great an impact on the fire service as the First Edition of Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills. In addition to the innovative features found within the text, fire fighter students and instructors were introduced to a wealth of superior teaching and learning tools along with cutting edge technological resources. Now, with the release of the Second Edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the National Fire Protection Association have joined forces to raise the bar for the fire service once again. Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition features a laser-like focus on fire fighter safety with a dedicated chapter on safety built on the 16 Fire Fighter Life Safety Initiatives and coverage of the Near-Miss Reporting System throughout the text; updated coverage of the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications; expanded skills coverage, including over 70 new skills drills and the inclusion of a free Skills and Drills CD-ROM packaged with each text; and free access to an online course management system, JB Course Manager, for adopters of the Second Edition. Listen to a Podcast with Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Second Edition editor Dave Schottke to learn more about this training program! Dave discusses fire fighter safety, the dangers of lightweight building construction materials, fire scene rehab, and other areas of emphasis within the Second Edition. To listen now, visit: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/Shottkey_Fundamentals.mp3.
This is the first EMT-Basic book written specifically for EMT's who are members of the fire service and the only EMT-Basic book validated by IFTSTA (International Fire Service Training Association). This book complies with the latest U.S. DOT National Standard EMT Basic Curriculum and presents its components with an awareness of the unique situations in which firefighter-EMT's work. Detailed "Transition of Care" procedures are presented in a separate chapter and throughout the book for EMT's who work as part of a tiered response system. "Company Officer's Notes" throughout the book highlight safety and patient care considerations for officers and personnel in charge at emergency scenes. This is the only EMT-Basic book to include a chapter on Emergency Incident RehabilitationFirefigher-EMT's.
Completely updated in a new edition and written by the best-selling author team of Bryan E. Bledsoe D.O., F.A.C.E.P., EMT-P, Robert S. Porter M.A., NREMT-P, and Richard A. Cherry, M.S., NREMT-P, this student-friendly easy to understand series covers the DOT National Standard Curriculum.The fifth of 5 titles in the Brady Paramedic Care Principles and Practice series, Volume 5 - Special Considerations/Operations - contains neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, abuse and assault, the challenged patient, chronic-care patient, assessment-based management, operations, incident command, rescue awareness and operations, hazmat, crime scene awareness, rural EMS, and a new chapter on EMS response to WMD. Paramedic Level Emergency Responders or Intermediate level responders training to enter into Paramedic.