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

SAR Overview
2
Support Information Skills
43
Support Information Skillsand Equipment
44
Survival and Improvisation
56
Mental Steps of Managing an Emergency
62
Firecraft
69
Improvising Time and Direction
76
Special Considerations
83
The SARReady Pack
128
Navigation
144
Maps
150
Compass
158
General Wilderness Travel
199
SAR Operations
222
Search Operations
240
Rescue
260

Heat Loss and Garment Features
92
Additional Clothing Considerations
98
Safety in SAR Environments
104
Lightning
116
Appendices
276
Appendices
277
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