Individuals suffering from psychiatric or substance abuse disorders sometimes display any one of a number of frightening behaviors: verbal outbursts, physical threats and even violence. First responders must deal with such individuals on a frequent basis. In this comprehensive guidebook, Ellis Amdur and John K. Murphy offer firefighters and EMTs a comprehensive set of strategies to keep themselves and their patients safe, while functioning at the highest level of professionalism.
The first section of this book is tactical: everything from field safety and strategic planning on one side, to honing your intuition to pick up early signs of danger on the other. In the second section of the book, the authors focus on us: what we can do to achieve a state of integrity and powerful calm. Rather than abstract pronouncements, they offer specific strategies, including a method of breathing for the purpose of maintaining one
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|Size: ||4.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||eBooks2go, Inc|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781618131966 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|