The Book Shelf
INDUSTRIAL FIRE PROTECTION, First Edition, IFSTA, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla. 74078; 204 pages, $17.95.
The specialized field of industrial fire protection, including why plant fire protection is needed, is discussed. Case histories of several plants and the weaknesses in their fire protection coverage are noted, along with emergency planning, fire prevention, fire brigades, training and inspecting, testing and evaluating fire protection systems.
EMERGENCY CARDIAC CARE, Second Edition, Robert J. Huszar, M.D.; Robert J. Brady Co., Bowie, Md. 20715; 399 pages, $16.95.
Efficient and speedy emergency cardiac care is covered in this text, encompassing the basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, coronary artery disease, basic and advanced life support, ECG monitoring, all phases of acute myocardial infarction, shock, biotelemetry and patient assessment.
THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS’ MANAGEMENT BOOK, Rob Stewart; Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc., 4 W. 58th St., New York, N. Y. 10019; 217 pages, $10.95.
Volunteer fire fighters who are interested in becoming officers, or are already one, are the target of this book, which deals with the special situations that arise in volunteer departments, and which are uncommon in paid departments. Recruiting volunteers, morale and motivation, officer selection, budgeting, public relations, leadership styles, training and legal liabilities are covered.
EMERGENCY TREATMENT OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISEASES, Llewellyn W. Stringer, M.D.;Robert J. Brady Co., Bowie, Md. 20715; 186 pages, $11.95.
Maintaining respiration in emergency situations is covered in this text, which includes the anatomy of the respiratory system and medical terminology. Also covered are pulmonary injuries and diseases, mechanical aids to breathing and pulmonary resuscitation, equipment and maintenance and a bibliography.