ERIC Number: ED083468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jul
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Crash Injury Management: Emergency Medical Services for Traffic Law Enforcement Officers. Student Study Guide.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
To assist in the continuing efforts to improve the safety of the motorist on the nation's highways and roads, this student guide provides a standardized approach for first responders to traffic accidents to learn emergency medical care. Training is provided in all aspects of emergency medical care required at the scene of a traffic accident. Approximately half of the course is focused on the practice of crash-related and life-saving skills. Other areas covered are: legal aspects of rendering medical care, illnesses or conditions causing or resulting from a crash, patient examination and diagnosis, gaining access to patients in a vehicle, and problems of moving injured persons. The twenty lessons include technical lessons, field training, and final written and practical examinations. (Author/EA)
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Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Note: For Instructor's Lesson Plans, see CE 000 492