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First Responder Care Essentials

  • Buy nowFirst edition
    2016
    ISBN: 9781859596081
    £24.99
  • Buy noweBook edition
    2016
    ISBN: 9781859596098
    £20.82

Richard Pilbery and Kris Lethbridge

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First Responder Care Essentials is the ideal resource for Community First Responders. Grounded in practice and covering the full remit of the CFR role, the book takes you through the skills that you need when working with patients. Topics range from communication skills to manual handling, trauma care and cardiac arrest.

Features include:

Photographs to illustrate clinical skills and equipment handling

Anatomical diagrams to aid understanding

Extended skills flags to highlight where you should operate within your level of practice

Reference to the latest legislation, guidance and policy



Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Ambulance Service
Chapter 3 Communication
Chapter 4 Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues
Chapter 5 Health and Safety
Chapter 6 Safeguarding Adults and Children
Chapter 7 Manual Handling
Chapter 8 Scene Assessment
Chapter 9 Patient Assessment
Chapter 10 Airway
Chapter 11 Breathing
Chapter 12 Circulation
Chapter 13 Disability
Chapter 14 Exposure and Environment
Chapter 15 Medical Emergencies
Chapter 16 Trauma
Chapter 17 Children and Infants
Chapter 18 Learning Disabilities
Chapter 19 Older People
Chapter 20 Cardiac Arrest

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