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Emergency Care (Text Only) - 9th edition

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Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No

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Emergency Care (Text Only) - 9TH 01 edition

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D. Limmer, M. F. O'Keefe, H. D. Grant, R. H. Murray and J. D Bergeron


Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Over 1.6 million students have succeeded using this book, more than any other EMT-Basic training text. For over thirty years, Emergency Care has provided students with clear, complete coverage of the U.S. D.O.T. EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. The Ninth Edition provides updated content, a new interior design, and enhanced pedagogical features--to keep pace with today's students' needs and advances in prehospital care.

Table of Contents

I. PREPARATORY.

1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Care.
2. The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic.
3. Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues.
4. The Human Body.
5. Lifting and Moving Patients.


II. AIRWAY.

6. Airway Management.


III. PATIENT ASSESSMENT.

7. Scene Size-up.
8. The Initial Assessment.
9. Vital Signs and SAMPLE History.
10. Assessment of the Trauma Patient.
11. Assessment of the Medical Patient.
12. Ongoing Assessment.
13. Pediatric, Adolescent, and Geriatric Assessment.
14. Communications.
15. Documentation.

IV. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.

16. General Pharmacology.
17. Respiratory Emergencies.
18. Cardiac Emergencies.
19. Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status.
20. Allergic Reactions.
21. Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies.
22. Environmental Emergencies.
23. Behavioral Emergencies.
24. Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies.
25. Putting It All Together for the Medical Patient.


V. TRAUMA.

26. Bleeding and Shock.
27. Soft-Tissue Injuries.
28. Musculoskeletal Injuries.
29. Injuries to the Head and Spine.
30. Putting It All Together for the Trauma Patient.


VI. INFANTS AND CHILDREN.

31. Infants and Children.


VII. OPERATIONS.

32. Ambulance Operations.
33. Gaining Access and Rescue Operations.
34. Special Operations.

VIII. ADVANCED AIRWAY MANAGEMENT (ELECTIVE).

35. Advanced Airway Management.


APPENDICES.
Appendix A: ALS-Assist Skills.
Appendix B: Stress in EMS.
Appendix C: National Registry Skill Sheets.
Appendix D: Basic Cardiac Life Support Review.

REFERENCE SECTION.

Anatomy and Physiology Illustrations.
Atlas of Injuries.
Medical Terminology.
Glossary.
Index.

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