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Human factors challenges in emergency management : enhancing individual and team performance in fire and emergency services

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edited by Christine Owen. --Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd. , c2014.
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This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre. The chapters source and contextualize their own research practice within the context of the international research literature.
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Owen, Christine
Responsibility
edited by Christine Owen
Place of Publication
Surrey, UK
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd.
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (254 p.)
ISBN
9781409453062 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services - organization & administration
Emergency Responders - psychology
Firefighters - psychology
Ergonomics
Work Performance
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management - Australia
Fire management - Australia
First responders - Job stress - Australia
Fire fighters - Job stress - Australia
Human engineering
Other Subjects
Australia
Abstract
This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre. The chapters source and contextualize their own research practice within the context of the international research literature.
Contents
1. Human Factors in Emergency Management -- 2. Stress and Wildland Firefighter Safety-related Decisions and Actions -- 3. Expert Decision Making and the Use of Worst Case Scenario Thinking -- 4. What Were They Thinking? A Model of Metacognition for Bushfire Fighters --5. The Role of Affect in Individual and Collective Performance in a Sociocultural Context -- 6. The Impact of Team Member Familiarity on Performance: Ad hoc and Pre-formed Emergency Service -- 7. Leadership, Communication and Teamwork in Emergency Management -- 8. Firefighter Decision Making at the Local Incident and Regional/State Control Levels -- 9. Coping Ugly: Errors, Decisions, Coping and the Implications for Emergency Management Training -- 10. Creating Cultures of Reflective Learning in the Emergency Services: Two Case Studies -- 11. The Challenges of Change in Future Emergency Management: Conclusions and Future Developments.
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Intubating the Critically Ill Patient : A Step-by-Step Guide for Success in the ED and ICU

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Rachel Garvin, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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Intubating critically ill patients is a process that requires a well-thought-out, step-by-step plan, specific to each patient. This book teaches the steps necessary to predict, prepare, perform, and provide pre and post-intubation care. The focus of the book is not on how to intubate, but rather all the steps leading up to and after the tube goes in. From the EMS stretcher to the ICU bed, this book has easily accessible, practical information for these tenuous patients, and answers the who, wha…
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Garvin, Rachel
Responsibility
Rachel Garvin, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 133 p.) : 7 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030568139
9783030568122 (Print ed.)
9783030568146 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Management
Critical Care - methods
Emergency Medicine - methods
Intensive Care Units
Intubation, Intratracheal
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Intubating critically ill patients is a process that requires a well-thought-out, step-by-step plan, specific to each patient. This book teaches the steps necessary to predict, prepare, perform, and provide pre and post-intubation care. The focus of the book is not on how to intubate, but rather all the steps leading up to and after the tube goes in. From the EMS stretcher to the ICU bed, this book has easily accessible, practical information for these tenuous patients, and answers the who, what, where, when and how of airway management. Included are specific chapters on special patient populations outlining the process of intubating patients with neurologic injury, cardiovascular compromise, sepsis, trauma and those with obesity Intubating the Critically Ill Patient: A Step-by-Step Guide for Success in the ED and ICU is an essential resource for physicians, medical students, and allied health professionals in emergency medicine and intensive care settings.
Contents
1. Who Needs Intubation? -- 2. When to Pull the Trigger? -- 3. Preparing Yourself for Intubation -- 4. Preparing the Patient -- 5. Preparing Your Team -- 6. The RSI Potpourri -- 7. Should you RSI? -- 8. Now the Tube Is In: Post-Intubation Sedation -- 9. The Cardiac Patient -- 10. The Obese Patient -- 11. Intubating the Neurologically Injured Patient -- 12. Intubating the Septic Patient: Avoiding the Crash and Burn.
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