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Prehospital Emergency Care - Text Only - 7th edition

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Prehospital Emergency Care - Text Only - 7TH 04 edition

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Joseph Mistovich, Brent Hafen and Keith Karren

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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 04
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

For courses in Prehospital Emergency Care.

The most complete resource for EMT-B training, this best-selling, student-friendly text contains clear, step-by-step explanations with comprehensive, stimulating, and challenging material that prepares and equips students for real on-the-job situations. The assessment and emergency care sections provide the most up-to-date strategies for providing competent care. The enrichment sections further enhance students' ability to assess and manage ill and injured patients in prehospital environments. With its use of the case study model, state-of-the-art scans, algorithms, protocols, and the inclusion of areas above and beyond the DOT curriculum, this new edition of Prehospital Emergency Care prepares students for success.

Table of Contents

MODULE 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. Baseline Vital Signs and History Taking.
6. Preparing to Lift and Move Patients.

MODULE II. AIRWAY.

7. Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygen Therapy.

MODULE III. PATIENT ASSESSMENT.

8. Scene Size-Up.
9. Patient Assessment.
10. Assessment of Geriatric Patients.
11. Communication.
12. Documentation.

MODULE IV. MEDICAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY.

13. General Pharmacology.
14. Respiratory Emergencies.
15. Cardiac Emergencies.
16. Automated External Defibrillation.
17. Altered Mental Status and Diabetic Emergencies.
18. Acute Stroke: Altered Speech, Sensory Function, Motor Function, or Mental Status.
19. Seizures and Syncope.
20. Allergic Reaction.
21. Poisoning Emergencies.
22. Drug and Alcohol Emergencies.
23. Acute Abdominal Pain.
24. Environmental Emergencies.
25. Submersion, Drowning, and Diving Emergencies.
26. Behavioral Emergencies.
27. Obstetric and Gynecological Emergencies.

MODULE V. TRAUMA.

28. Mechanisms of Injury: Kinetics of Trauma.
29. Bleeding and Shock.
30. Soft Tissue Injuries.
31. Burn Emergencies.
32. Musculoskeletal Injuries.
33. Injuries to the Head.
34. Injuries to the Spine.
35. Eye, Face, and Neck Injuries.
36. Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia Injuries.
37. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies.

MODULE VI. INFANTS AND CHILDREN.

38. Infants and Children.

MODULE VII. OPERATIONS.

39. Moving Patients.
40. Ambulance Operations.
41. Gaining Access and Extrication.
42. Hazardous Materials Emergencies.
43. Multiple-Casualty Incidents.
44. EMS Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction.

MODULE VIII. ADVANCED AIRWAY ELECTIVE.

45. Advanced Airway Management.

Appendix 1: Basic Life Support.
Appendix 2: National Registry Skill Sheets.
Glossary.
Index.

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