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Tables of Contents for Basic Life Support Skills
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
viii
 
Acknowledgments
ix
 
SECTION 1 AIRWAY MANAGEMENT AND VENTILATION
1
90
Head-Tilt/Chin-Lift Maneuver
2
4
Jaw-Thrust Maneuver
6
4
Use of a Pocket Mask
10
5
Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation, Two-Person Technique
15
6
Insertion of an Oropharyngeal Airway
21
5
Insertion of a Nasopharyngeal Airway
26
5
Oral Suctioning
31
5
Suctioning through an Endotracheal Tube
36
5
Oxygen Tank Assembly
41
5
Administration of Oxygen by a Nonrebreather Mask
46
5
Administration of Oxygen by a Nasal Cannula
51
5
Nasogastric Intubation in Infants and Children
56
6
Sellick's Maneuver
62
4
Assisting with Endotracheal Intubation
66
5
Insertion of the Esophageal Tracheal Combitube®
71
7
Artificial Ventilations of a Stoma Breather
78
5
Pulse Oximetry
83
8
SECTION 2 PATIENT ASSESSMENT
91
78
Body Substance Isolation Precautions
92
6
Lifting and Moving
98
6
Obtaining Vital Signs
104
11
Initial Assessment
115
6
Rapid Trauma Assessment
121
5
Detailed Physical Exam
126
6
Ongoing Assessment
132
5
Assessment of the Responsive Medical Patient
137
7
Assessment of the Unresponsive Medical Patient
144
7
Assessment of the Trauma Patient with No Significant Mechanism of Injury
151
7
Assessment of the Trauma Patient with a Significant Mechanism of Injury
158
11
SECTION 3 MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
169
56
Administration of Activated Charcoal
170
5
Administration of Glucose
175
5
Administration of Metered-Dose Inhaler
180
6
Administration of Nitroglycerin
186
6
Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injector
192
5
Administration of Nebulized Medication
197
5
Automated External Defibrillation
202
7
Applying Soft Restraints
209
5
Assisting with Childbirth
214
11
SECTION 4 TRAUMA EMERGENCIES
225
76
Bleeding Control and Shock Management
226
5
Dressing and Bandaging
231
6
Immobilizing a Long Bone
237
5
Joint Immobilization
242
5
Sling and Swathe Immobilization
247
5
Applying a HARE Traction Splint
252
5
Applying a Sager Traction Splint
257
6
Applying a Cervical Collar
263
5
Spinal Immobilization with a Kendrick Extrication Device
268
6
Spinal Immobilization of a Supine Patient
274
6
Spinal Immobilization of a Standing Patient
280
6
Helmet Removal
286
6
Rapid Extrication
292
9
Answer Key
301
8
Glossary
309
10
Index
319