Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449671993

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 300

View: 1026

The Complete Vehicle Extrication Technical Rescuer Level I and II Training Solution! Technical rescuers need to know how to safely and effectively operate at small and large vehicle and machinery extrication incidents. Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice provides all the critical knowledge and skills necessary for technical rescue teams to perform in these environments. Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice meets and exceeds all the job performance requirements as outlined in chapters 4, 5, and 10 from the 2008 Edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications to achieve the competencies as a Level I and II Vehicle and Machinery technical rescuer. In addition, this text covers all the objectives outlined in NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, 2009 Edition from chapters 4, 8, and 12 so that rescue organizations have the capabilities to deliver vehicle and machinery rescue successfully in their jurisdictions. Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice combines current content with dynamic features and interactive technology to better support instructors and organizations to help prepare future high performing technical rescuers. Modern technologies including alternative powered vehicles and all electric vehicles are covered. Stand-alone chapters on Commercial Vehicles and Agricultural Extrication ensure Level II skills are comprehensively addressed. This text is packaged with an access code which provides free admission to www.Fire.jbpub.com/VehicleExtrication, the companion website to complement Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice. This engaging companion website provides a wealth of resources that are free and available to all, including: •Crossword Puzzles •Flashcards •Glossary •Ready for Review Your personal access code gives you special user privileges and provides free admission to additional interactive educational resources such as: •Appendix D: Ropes and Rigging : Ropes and rigging is a critical technical rescuer skill. Get up-to-speed on the skills required of all technical rescues with this special comprehensive appendix covering all the JPR’s from Section 5.5 Ropes/Rigging as required from NFPA® 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, 2008 Edition. •Chapter Pretests: Discover your strengths and weaknesses. •Interactive Skill Drills: Practice your skills in the safety of a virtual environment. Listen to a podcast with Vehicle Extrication Levels I & II: Principles and Practice author David Sweet to learn more about this training program! Listen now: http://d2jw81rkebrcvk.cloudfront.net/assets.multimedia/audio/vehicleextrication.mp3.
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Vehicle Extrication, Levels I and II

Principles and Practice

Author: IAFC,David Sweet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449648824

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 4778

Glossary, test review aids, interactive skill drills, evaluation sheets and more at http://fire.jbpub.com/VehicleExtrication/Default.aspx.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice

Author: David Sweet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284042170

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 442

View: 5214

Vehicle Rescue and Extrication: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670, Second Edition meets and exceeds all the job performance requirements outlined in Chapter 8: Vehicle Rescue from the 2017 Edition of NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications. This new edition separates the content by chapter at the awareness, operations and technician levels by so you can achieve the level of proficiently that best meets the needs of your department. In addition, this text covers all the objectives in Chapter 8: Vehicle Search and Rescue from NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents, 2017 Edition enabling rescue organizations to deliver all levels of vehicle rescue successfully in their jurisdictions.
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Fire Officer

Principles and Practice

Author: N.A

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449601626

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 394

View: 1854

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) And The International Association Of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Are Pleased To Bring You The Second Edition Of Fire Officer: Principles And Practice, A Modern Integrated Teaching And Learning System For The Fire Officer I And II Levels. Fire Officers Need To Know How To Make The Transition From Fire Fighter To Leader. Fire Officer: Principles And Practice, Second Edition Is Designed To Help Fire Fighters Make A Smooth Transition To Fire Officer. Covering The Entire Scope Of NFPA 1021, Standard For Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2009 Edition, Fire Officer Combines Current Content With Dynamic Features And Interactive Technology To Better Support Instructors And Help Prepare Future Fire Officers For Any Situation That May Arise. Safety Is Principle! The Second Edition Features A Laser-Like Focus On Fire Fighter Safety. Reducing Fire Fighter Injuries And Deaths Requires The Dedicated Efforts Of Every Fire Fighter, Fire Officer, Fire Department, And The Entire Fire Community Working Together. It Is With This Goal In Mind That We Have Integrated The 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Developed By The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Into The Text. Likewise, In Each Of The Chapters, Actual National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System Cases Are Discussed To Drive Home Safety And The Lessons Learned From Those Incidents. Some Of The Guiding Principles Added To The New Edition Include: •Description Of The “Everybody Goes Home” And The National Fire Fighter Near-Miss Reporting System, Including Over A Dozen Company Officer Near-Miss Examples Throughout The Text. •Description Of The IAFC/IAFF Firefighter Safety And Deployment Study. •The Latest Fire Fighter Death And Injury Issues As Reported By The NFPA? National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, IAFC, And IAFF, Including Results Of A Thirty-Year Retrospective Study. •Changes In Fire-Ground Accountability And Rapid Intervention Practices. •Results Of National Institute Of Standards And Technology Research On Wind-Driven Fires, Thermal Imaging Cameras, And Fire Dynamics As Related To Fire Fighter Survival. •The Latest Developments In Crew Resource Management. The Second Edition Also Reflects The Latest Developments In: •Building A Personal Development Plan Through Education, Training, Self-Development, And Experience, Including A Description Of The Fire And Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Program. •The Impact Of Blogs, Video Sharing, And Social Networks. •How To Budget For A Grant. •Changes In The National Response Framework And National Incident Management System. Additional Items Related To Fire Fighter Safety And Health Are Included.
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Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practice

Author: National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763749109

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 296

View: 8158

The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.
Posted in Health & Fitness

Fire Officer

Principles and Practice

Author: Michael Ward,International Association of Fire Chiefs

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763722470

Category: Medical

Page: 414

View: 575

Fire Officer: Principles and Practice covers NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2003 Edition for the Fire Officer I & II levels, from fire officer communications to managing fire incidents. The text is the core of the teaching and learning system with features that will reinforce and expand on the essential information and make information retrieval a snap. It combines current content with dynamic features and interactive technology to better support instructors and help prepare future fire officers for any situation that may arise.
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Tod und Leben großer amerikanischer Städte

Author: Jane Jacobs

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3035602123

Category: Architecture

Page: 220

View: 7131

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities durchleuchtet Jane Jacobs 1961 die fragwürdigen Methoden der Stadtplanung und Stadtsanierung in Amerika, der "New Yorker" nannte es das unkonventionellste und provozierendste Buch über Städtebau seit langem. Die deutsche Ausgabe wurde schnell auch im deutschsprachigem Raum zu einer viel gelesenen und diskutierten Lektüre. Sie ist jetzt wieder in einem Nachdruck zugänglich, mit einem Vorwort von Gerd Albers (1993), das nach der Aktualität dieser Streitschrift fragt.
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Allgemeine Theorie der BeschäFtigung, des Zinses und des Geldes

ÜBersetzung Von Fritz Waeger, Verbessert und Um eine ErläUterung des Aufbaus ErgäNzt Von JüRgen Kromphardt / Stephanie Schneider

Author: John Maynard Keynes

Publisher: Duncker & Humblot

ISBN: 342852912X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 343

View: 6080

"Die Lektüre von Keynes' Hauptwerk bereitete bisher gewisse Probleme. Das lag zum einen an der Organisation des Stoffes [...]. Der zweite Grund war die deutsche Übersetzung. Dass es besser geht, beweisen [...] Jürgen Kromphardt, Gründer der deutschen Keynes-Gesellschaft und ein früherer Wirtschaftsweiser, und Stephanie Schneider. Sie haben unzeitgemäße Ausdrücke ersetzt, die den Zugang zum Werk erschwert hatten, und sie besserten allerhand Übersetzungsfehler aus. [...] Also liest sich die neue Ausgabe leichter. Zudem bietet sie ein deutsch-englisches Lexikon volkswirtschaftlicher Begriffe und ein Symbolverzeichnis. Sie ist ein echter Gewinn." Reinhard Blomert, in: DIE ZEIT, März 2007Die neue 11. Auflage soll die Lesbarkeit von Keynes' Hauptwerk weiter erhöhen und sein Verständnis erleichtern. Deshalb wurde die Übersetzung erneut überarbeitet; außerdem wird von uns der Aufbau des Buches erläutert, damit der Stellenwert der einzelnen Kapitel und die Zusammenhänge zwischen ihnen leichter erkennbar werden.Jürgen Kromphardt und Stephanie Schneider
Posted in Business & Economics

Salvage and overhaul

Author: International Fire Service Training Association

Publisher: Intl Fire Service Training Assn

ISBN: 9780879390587

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 9431

Posted in Business & Economics

Instructional Methods for Public Safety

Author: William McClincy

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763776084

Category: Education

Page: 140

View: 1424

The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.
Posted in Education

Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes

Author: Franziskus (Papst),

Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH

ISBN: 345180736X

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 9538

Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.
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National Fire Codes

A Compilation of NFPA Codes, Standards, Recommended Practices and Guides

Author: National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fire extinction

Page: N.A

View: 9274

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Washington Administrative Code

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Delegated legislation

Page: N.A

View: 5388

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Current Diagnosis and Treatment Surgery 14/E

Author: Gerard Doherty

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071792120

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

View: 9729

Evidence-based, point-of-care information on 1000 diseases and disorders most often treated by surgeons Expansive coverage of general surgery and all subspecialties you need to be versed in, including otolaryngology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, urology, and pediatrics Intuitively organized to help you find answers quickly and easily More than 600 photographs and illustrations Detailed treatment algorithms NEW! Chapter-ending multiple-choice questions An outstanding review for the USMLE and shelf exams Updated throughout with the latest research and discoveries LANGE "All medical libraries should acquire this book, which is an outstanding text for medical students." -- 4-star Doody's review of a previous edition Essential for students, residents, practitioners, and surgeons The best introductory text to the field of surgery
Posted in Medical

Water supplies for fire protection

Author: International Fire Service Training Association

Publisher: Intl Fire Service Training Assn

ISBN: 9780879390730

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

View: 9587

Posted in Business & Economics

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Surgery: Thirteenth Edition

Author: Gerard Doherty

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071635157

Category: Medical

Page: 1324

View: 6096

To-the-point information on more than 1000 diseases and disorders surgeons are most likely to encounter The leading single-source surgery book for house-staff, students, practitioners, and surgeons A Doody's Core Title for 2011! "This is an excellent source of updated, authoritative, and concise information on diseases encountered in general surgery and the surgical subspecialties of otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics....This is a wonderful resource for all levels of surgical practitioners as well as nonsurgical practitioners. In my experience, it has provided me with a framework to prepare for both oral and written boards. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Authoritative, concise, and completely up-to-date, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Surgery features: Wide-ranging coverage that encompasses general surgery and all the important subspecialties including otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics References linked to recent journal articles Logical quick-find organization made even more accessible by a comprehensive index More than 600 informative photographs and illustrations Detailed treatment algorithms NEW CD-ROM with content from Quick Answers: Surgery to speed diagnosis of symptoms and signs NEW Chapter on Training, Communication, Professionalism, and Systems-Based Practice Completely rewritten chapters on Wound Healing, Anesthesia, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, The Heart, Neurosurgery, Gynecology, and Orthopedics
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Principles and Practice of Surgery E-Book

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Author: O. James Garden,Andrew W. Bradbury,John L. R. Forsythe,Rowan W Parks

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051160

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 8893

Principles and Practice of Surgery is the surgical companion textbook to the international medical bestseller Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. It is a comprehensive textbook for both the surgical student and trainee, guiding the reader through key core surgical topics which are encountered throughout an integrated medical curriculum as well as in subsequent clinical practice. Although sharing the same format and style as Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, this text is complete in itself, thus enabling the student to appreciate both the medical and surgical implications of diseases encountered in surgical wards. . A three-section textbook of surgical principles and regional clinical surgery. Superbly presented with line drawings, high quality radiographic images and colour photographs. Presented in similar form to its sister textbook Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. Full online text version as part of Student Consult The contents have been restructured into three sections – Principles of Perioperative care, Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Surgical Specialties. Two new chapters have rationalised and amalgamated information on the Metabolic response to injury and Ethics and pre-operative considerations to avoid repetition. Throughout the text has been altered to reflect changes in understanding, evidence and practice, and to keep the contents in line with undergraduate and postgraduate surgical curricula A substantial number of new illustrations have been added to give better consistency and improved image quality. The evidence-based revision boxes that focus on major international guidelines have been thoroughly updated.
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Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 7872

Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA - Management by Absence - und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.
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ASTNA Patient Transport - E-Book

Principles and Practice

Author: ASTNA,Renee S. Holleran

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323066135

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 8307

Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.
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