First Aid for Colleges and Universities by Keith J. KarrenFirst Aid for Colleges and Universities by Keith J. Karren

First Aid for Colleges and Universities

byKeith J. Karren, Brent Q. Hafen, Joseph J. Mistovich

Paperback | May 25, 2011

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First Aid for Colleges and Universities , Tenth Edition, is intended for students in a full-semester course leading to First Aid/CPR certification. It is designed specifically for college-level courses in First Aid and meets American Red Cross guidelines, while providing more depth and detail than the other available texts in the market. In addition to comprehensive coverage of  all first aid situations a responder is likely to encounter, this book provides self-tests, critical thinking exercises, and skill assessment checklists. The Tenth Edition features updated content aligned with the new 2010 AHA and ARC CPR Guidelines, which affect many critical procedures in the entire field. Content also reflects the current developments, updated pedagogy, and best practices. Illustrations and photos have also been selectively updated and refreshed throughout the book.

Keith J. Karren, Ph.D., EMT-B, is professor of Health Sciences at Brigham Young University, where he teaches First Aid and related courses. He is also the director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), an educational service that offers continuing education for EMS personnel. He has been active in higher education for over 37 years, i...
Title:First Aid for Colleges and UniversitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 1 inPublished:May 25, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0321732596

ISBN - 13:9780321732590


Table of Contents


1. Introduction to First Aid Care

2. Anatomy and Physiology of Body Systems

3. Victim Assessment

4. Basic Life Support: Artificial Ventilation

5. Basic Life Support: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

6.  Bleeding and Shock

7. Soft-Tissue Injuries

8. Injuries to the Face, Eye, and Throat

9. Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia

10. Dressing and Bandaging

11. Musculoskeletal Injuries

12. Common Sport and Recreational Injuries

13. Head and Spine Injuries

14. Poisoning Emergencies

15. Drug and Alcohol Emergencies

16. Cardiovascular and Stroke Emergencies

17. Respiratory Emergencies

18. Diabetic Emergencies

19. Acute Abdominal Distress and Related Emergencies

20. Seizures, Dizziness, and Fainting

21. Childbirth and Related Emergencies

22. Pediatric and Geriatric Emergencies

23. Bites and Stings

24. Burn Emergencies

25. Heat and Cold Emergencies

26. Water Emergencies

27. Wilderness Emergencies

28. Psychological Emergencies and Disasters

29. Lifting and Moving Victims

30. Vehicle Stabilization and Victim Extrication