TITLE

Patience CARE

AUTHOR(S)
Wuatt, Krista
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on basic skills required by firefighters. Hazardous materials, weapons of mass destruction, intraosseous infusions, ultrasounds and global information systems are just a few of the technical knowledge requirements of the fire service. Forcible entry, ladders search and rescue and patient-packaging are some basics that might come to mind. But perhaps the most important basic skill is communication. The fire service needs to make room in the training schedule for courses focusing on the most basic skills. Due to budgetary or personnel constraints, its not possible for every department in the country to provide such services.
ACCESSION #
12628327

 

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