Advanced First Aid, CPR and AED 8th/e

Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, 8/e


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP); Alton L. Thygerson, EdD, FAWM; Steven M. Thygerson, PhD, MSPH; and Justin S. Thygerson, PhD, CSP

Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, Eighth Edition is your comprehensive guide. This book provides information on how to handle common injuries and illnesses.  Designed to fit into an academic semester or to be used as a component of first responder training, Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED, Eighth Edition, directs you through the most appropriate type of care.

The Eighth Edition has been updated to meet and exceed the scientific recommendations developed by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and is consistent with the Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Guidelines as established by the American Heart Association (AHA) and other resuscitation councils around the world.

The Eighth Edition includes:

  • New content on layperson responder confidence and willingness to help
  • New content on inhaler uses with and without a spacer, back blows for adults, encircling thumbs CPR technique for infants, whole-body cold water immersion for heat emergencies and more
  • Decision tables that provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take
  • Skill sheets that offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills
  • Flowcharts that reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures
  • New an updated photographs and illustrations to help prepare layperson responders for actual emergencies
  • A refined table of contents for focused learning and quick reference
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SpecificationsJones & Bartlett Learning, 2022
8 1/2" x 11" softcover
452 pages, color photos
ISBN: 9781284234367

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