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Emergency Care, Fire Service Version - With CD

Emergency Care, Fire Service Version - With CD - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131462588

Cover of Emergency Care, Fire Service Version - With CD 9TH 03 (ISBN 978-0131462588)
ISBN13: 978-0131462588
ISBN10: 013146258X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 03
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No

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Emergency Care, Fire Service Version - With CD - 9TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131462588

Daniel Limmer and Michael O'Keefe

ISBN13: 978-0131462588
ISBN10: 013146258X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 03
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

For courses in Rescue Techniques and EMT basics.

This Fire Service Edition of Emergency Care continues a tradition of publishing excellence and builds upon a 30 year history of preparing more students to pass state competency exams and/or the National Registry Exam than any other text on the market. It focuses on the unique situations in which fire professionals work--with well-organized, clearly presented content, thorough coverage of patient assessment, an accessible reading level, high quality artwork, and outstanding skill scans of equipment and procedures. Case studies and practical tips from the field tie chapter concepts to real world applications. Each chapter sends students to the Companion Website where there are links to EMS-related sites. A multimedia support package provides extra information to help students master concepts.

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.

IX. FIRE SERVICE FOCUS.

36. Transistion of Prehospital Care.
37. Emergency Incident Rehabilitation.

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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