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EMT Complete : Basic Worktext - With 2 CD's

EMT Complete : Basic Worktext - With 2 CD's - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131192652

Cover of EMT Complete : Basic Worktext - With 2 CD
ISBN13: 978-0131192652
ISBN10: 0131192655
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $151.00

EMT Complete : Basic Worktext - With 2 CD's - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131192652

Daniel Limmer and Christopher Le Baudour

ISBN13: 978-0131192652
ISBN10: 0131192655
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

This new is pleased to present a new solution for your EMT course. solution focuses on two ideas: 1) a combination text/workbook enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned-throughout a chapter, not just at the end; 2) understanding the perspectives of all individuals on scene makes for better judgment and decisionmaking.

Inside, the worktext, you will find that the content is well organized, easy to read and based on current EMS research and practice. Additionally, integrated elements are found throughout each chapter to challenge and encourage students to test their understanding of concepts as they are presented.

Table of Contents

Module I. Introductory

You and the EMS System
Staying Safe and Well in EMS
Your Medical, Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
An Overview of Basic Human Anatomy
Lifting, Moving and Positioning Your Patients
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module II. Airway

Managing Your Patient's Airway
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module III. Patient Assessment

Sizing Up the Scene
Obtaining a Medical History and Vital Signs
Performing an Initial Assessment
Assessing the Trauma Patient
Assessing the Medical Patient
Performing an Ongoing Assessment
Communications in EMS
Documenting Your Assessment and Care
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module IV. Medical Emergencies

Understanding Pharmacology
The Patient with Breathing Difficulty
The Patient with Cardiac Problems
The Patient with an Altered Mental Status
The Allergic Patient
Patients with Environmental Emergencies
Patients with Behavioral Emergencies
Childbirth and Gynecologic Emergencies
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module V. Trauma

Recognition and Care of the Shock Patient
Controlling Bleeding
Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries
Patients with Burn Injuries
Patients with Injuries to the Chest and Abdomen
Patients with Musculoskeletal Injuries
Patients with Head Injuries
Patients with Spine Injuries
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module VI. Pediatrics and Geriatrics

Caring for the Pediatric Patient
Caring for the Geriatric Patient
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module VII. Ambulance Operations

Operating and Maintaining Your Ambulance
Overview of the Incident Command System
Responses Involving Multiple Patients
Responses Involving Hazardous Materials
Responses Involving Rescue and Special Operations
Responses Involving Terrorist Acts
Module Review and Practice Examination

Module VIII. Advanced Airway

Advanced Airway Techniques
Module Review and Practice Examination
Ensuring a Successful Career in EMS


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