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Wilderness Medicine, Survival and History
Broughton North Lincolnshire By Chris Breen, Caroline Jackson
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After buying an 18th Century Cottage and discovering a family connection. We were inspired to research the history of this ancient settlement Broughton in North Lincolnshire at local archives. We... More > were also given numerous articles, photographs, and stories about social history, local families and events which we have compiled into this book to preserve this knowledge. We are very grateful to Mary Bray, Ivan Glover, David Graves, Dr Kevin Leahy and all other contributors on Broughton and Appleby Memories group on Facebook. The Book contains 620 pages showing the development of the area from Neolithic times through too Modern, supported by 193 photographs, maps and illustrations. Many local families are mentioned throughout, with a Surname index with over 900 distinct entries. Making this an excellent resource for family and local historians.< Less
The Family Tree of Arthur and Zelma Beacroft By Chris Breen
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The Family Tree of Arthur and Zelma Beacroft, Featured Surnames Andrews, Bilton, Bradly, Clark, Fish, Holiday, Neal, Rowson, Standerline, Twilley and Welton from Broughton and Brigg Area
Wilderness and Survival Medicine 2014 By Chris Breen & Dr Craig Ellis
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This 2nd Edition contains a wealth of new material and 46 expanded chapters including Information on Minor Injuries and Illness, Lifesaving Surgery, Environmental Problems and Tactical Considerations... More > Life is uncertain, people who are involved in survival situations, disasters and accidents are often unprepared both in knowledge and supplies.It is hoped it will be useful to those who partake in extreme and wilderness sports and activities as well as those who are interested in survivalism and preparedness. Chris Breen is an Emergency Nurse Practitioner who served with the RAMC, a Paramedic and Clinical Tutor with additional qualifications in Trauma and Remote Medicine. Craig Ellis is a Medical doctor who trained as a Specialist Emergency Physician. He has a special interest in austere medicine and medical practice during prolonged disasters. He has both worked and taught austere medical practice.< Less
First Aid for Police, Security, Firearms and Close Protection Officers By Chris Breen
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Chris Breen is a Paramedic and an Emergency Nurse Practitioner who served with the RAMC and is currently a Clinical Tutor. He has been involved in Police first aid training from basic to enhanced D13... More > levels and has acted as an expert assessor for officers in training in the medical management of road traffic collisions. He is also involved in Joint Emergency Service interoperability (JESIP) Tactical and Operational Training. The aim of this work is to provide the officers with the knowledge and skills to deal with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries beyond the scope of normal first aid which they may potentially encounter during their duties. The British Medical association (BMA) have published guidance on the “Health care of detainees in Police stations”. A large proportion of detainees will be vulnerable for a number of reasons; this could be due to poverty, mental health issues or drug or alcohol dependence.< Less
First Aid for Police, Security, Firearms and Close Protection Officers By Chris Breen
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Chris Breen is a Paramedic and an Emergency Nurse Practitioner who served with the RAMC and is currently a Clinical Tutor. He has been involved in Police first aid training from basic to enhanced D13... More > levels and has acted as an expert assessor for officers in training in the medical management of road traffic collisions. He is also involved in Joint Emergency Service interoperability (JESIP) Tactical and Operational Training. The aim of this work is to provide the officers with the knowledge and skills to deal with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries beyond the scope of normal first aid which they may potentially encounter during their duties. The British Medical association (BMA) have published guidance on the “Health care of detainees in Police stations”. A large proportion of detainees will be vulnerable for a number of reasons; this could be due to poverty, mental health issues or drug or alcohol dependence.< Less
Survival Disaster and Tactical Medicine By Chris Breen
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THIS TITLE HAS BEEN REPLACED BY WILDERNESS AND SURVIVAL MEDICINE WHICH CONTAINS ALL PRIOR CONTENT AND MUCH MORE.
Olga Nethersole, her Life, Career, Family and The People’s league of Health By Chris Breen
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Olga Isabella Nethersole, CBE, RRC Born 18 January c. 1867 in Kensington (London) the daughter of Christina Enderby who was born in Boston, Lincolnshire and is described as "a woman of Spanish... More > descent" and a Henry Nethersole, who was descended from an ancient Kentish family the Nethersole`s whom produced a number of other prosperous and famous personages. Olga was an actress, theatre producer, and wartime nurse/health educator who set up the Peoples League for Health. Educated in England and Germany, she was obliged to go on the stage to support herself due to the untimely death of her father who was a solicitor and died when she was 5 years old. She served as a nurse in London throughout World War I and later established the People's League of Health, for which she received the Royal Red Cross (RRC) in 1920. She combined her theatre work with health work for the rest of her life. She was created a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 1936. The book touches on many aspects of her life and family.< Less
CBRNe, Terrorism, Medical and Major Incident Management By Chris Breen
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A guide to medical and major incident management. Roles and responsibility of staff setting up the command and control systems of the emergency services are detailed. Including the gold, silver and... More > bronze structure. The process of triage is explored with exercises and details of commonly used triage aids. Medical management of environmental issues, traumatic injuries are all covered. Tactical injuries caused by explosions and firearms are also covered including techniques for dealing with catastrophic haemorrhage and amputations. With recent events in mind epidemics and pandemics are explored, as well as exposure and treatment of biological, chemical including Nerve Agents and radiation releases. Equipment for CBRN protection and detection is covered in addition to the roles of the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the Special Operation Response Team (SORT) and the Mass Casualty Vehicles. Hazmat incidents including transportation of dangerous goods and chemical suicides are also covered.< Less
Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Skills for Nurses, Paramedics and ECPs By Chris Breen & Dr Craig Ellis
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2nd Edition The books aim is to provide key information on Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in an understandable way, suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners at an affordable... More > cost In addition to detailed medical and trauma assessments, explanations of common diseases and conditions are provided with signs and symptoms. Red flag indicators for each body system and individual conditions are also detailed. To support this additional chapters are also included on Wound assessment, Pharmacology, Nutrition, Child Birth, Triage, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT), Mental Health and ECG Interpretation. In response to recent global events information on blast injuries, gunshot wounds and Nuclear, Biological and Chemical incidents are covered. This second edition has been improved and expanded based on readers feedback.< Less
Wilderness and Survival Medicine By Chris Breen & Dr Craig Ellis
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Life is uncertain, people who are involved in survival situations, disasters and accidents are often unprepared both in knowledge and supplies. This book is intended to give you grounding in medical... More > care and encourage you to prepare supplies suitable to your level of knowledge and likely situations you may encounter. The aim of this work is to provide the lay person with the knowledge and skills to deal with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries usually dealt with by Health Care Professionals. Equipment, medical supplies and initial first aid treatment is covered, if the injury or illness would benefit from more advanced measures then these are detailed as well as any skills needed to carry them out. We will also look at aftercare and the limitations of care without the benefit of a modern health service. December 2011 Edition< Less