Fundamentals of Search and Rescue

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Donald C. Cooper
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Medical - 341 pages
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Fundamentals Of Search And Rescue (FUNSAR) Is The Only Resource That Covers Search And Rescue Technician (SARTECH) III & II Requirements. Providing An Overview Of All Aspects Of Search And Rescue Procedures And Equipment, FUNSAR Teaches The Essential Techniques Employed By Nearly All Search And Rescue Personnel. FUNSAR Offers An In-Depth And Practical Approach To Search And Rescue And Is Recommended For All Emergency Responders. Ideal For Both Paid And Unpaid Professionals, This Resource Is Recommended For Any Person Who Functions On Search And Rescue Missions As A Field Searcher. FUNSAR Offers An Excellent Mix Of Photos And Illustrations, Pullout Boxes, Key Terms, Survival Methods, And Numerous Forms And Checklists.
  

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An excellent basic foundation to the basics of search and rescue. Highly recommended to anyone just entering the field.

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Contents

Overview of Land Search
1
SAR Incident Management
24
Legal and Ethical Aspects
34
Other Legal Considerations
41
SECTION2 Support information Skills and Equipment
44
Survival and Improvisation
56
Personal Equipment
128
Navigation
144
SAR Resources and Technology
176
Foot Travel for
194
Tracking 2 8 6 6
210
SECTION3 SAR Operations
222
Rescue
260
SECTION4 Appendices
277
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