Cold and Heat Emergencies DVD – EMT


Presents cold and heat emergencies. Describes generalized hypothermia, its predisposing factors, stages of development and the body’s compensatory mechanisms. Demonstrates emergency care for hypothermia. Describes local cold injuries and demonstrates how to provide emergency care for local cold injury patients, including how and when to institute both active and passive rewarming techniques. Presents hyperthermia, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Describes predisposing factors and demonstrates how to assess and provide emergency care for heat emergency patients.

Training Objectives:
1. To present and demonstrate emergency care for hypothermia
2. To present and demonstrate emergency care for local cold injuries
3. To describe hypothermia
4. To demonstrate emergency care for heat emergencies

Total Running Time: 24:18

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Item #: RET017DVD

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