Summary: Based on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, this text addresses the objectives in both the 1985 and 1999 U.S. DOT EMT-Intermediate curricula. This text bridges the gap between the two curricula while still keeping them separate, making it user friendly for any instructor. Material that is specific to the 1999 curriculum is identified with an icon. Users of the 1985 curriculum skip over the 1999 co
Summary: Based on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, this text addresses the objectives in both the 1985 and 1999 U.S. DOT EMT-Intermediate curricula. This text bridges the gap between the two curricula while still keeping them separate, making it user friendly for any instructor. Material that is specific to the 1999 curriculum is identified with an icon. Users of the 1985 curriculum skip over the 1999 content. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers Year Published: 2005 International: No
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Introduction to emergency medical care
The well-being of the EMT-I
Medical, legal, and ethical issues
The human body
Airway management and ventilation
Communications and documentation
Trauma systems and mechanism of injury
Hemorrhage and shock
Burns and soft-tissue injuries
Abdomen and genitalia injuries
Head and spine injuries
Allergic reactions and envenomations
Poisonings and overdose emergencies
Nontraumatic abdominal emergencies
Lifting and moving
Response to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction
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