OA Guide to General Emergency Procedures by R. Curtis.
This is a reprint from the Backpacker's Field Manual. It has some nice decision trees for emergency response.
The Four Levels of Self-Rescue by J. Gookin.
A short paper with some general definitions of what self rescue is... and isn't.
Stress and the Rescuer. by T. Schimelpfenig & L. Lindsey.
A discussion of how the rescuer is stressed from an incident. From the NOLS Wilderness First Aid book.
Tips for Team Leaders (Emergency Services). by A. Sheehan.
Some great tips on how to be an effective team leader.
Dealing with Panic in Emergency Situations. by B. Tilton.
How to use "repetitive persistence" to handle a bad situation.
Team Memebering for Rescue. by C. Weddle.
A short paper on the psychology of being on a rescue team. Includes numerous hints on how to be an effective rescue team member.
Pages created June 1998 - Last update April 1999
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