Active Learning Manual / Edition 1

Active Learning Manual / Edition 1

by Daniel Limmer EMT-P, Chris Le Baudour, Chris Le Badour
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131136291

ISBN-13: 9780131136298

Pub. Date: 08/27/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This first-of-its-kind resource is an accumulation of active learning exercises that encourage users to develop a deeper understanding of both the knowledge and skills necessary to become an excellent EMT-Basic. Chapter topics include the well-being of the EMT basic, medical/legal and ethical issues, lifting and moving patients , airway

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Overview

This first-of-its-kind resource is an accumulation of active learning exercises that encourage users to develop a deeper understanding of both the knowledge and skills necessary to become an excellent EMT-Basic. Chapter topics include the well-being of the EMT basic, medical/legal and ethical issues, lifting and moving patients , airway management, assessment of trauma and medical patients, general pharmacology, respiratory and cardiac emergencies poisoning and overdose emergencies, bleeding and shock, ambulance operations, and much more. : For individuals training to be emergency medical technicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131136298
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/27/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Emergency Medical Care

Chapter 2 The Well-being of the EMT-Basic

Chapter 3 Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues

Chapter 4 The Human Body

Chapter 5 Lifting and Moving Patients

Chapter 6 Airway Management

Chapter 7 Scene Size-up

Chapter 8 The Initial Assessment

Chapter 9 Vital Signs and SAMPLE History

Chapter 10 Assessment of the Trauma Patient

Chapter 11 Assessment of the Medical Patient

Chapter 12 Ongoing Assessment

Chapter 13 Communications

Chapter 14 Documentation

Chapter 15 General Pharmacology

Chapter 16 Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 17 Cardiac Emergencies

Chapter 18 Acute Abdominal Emergencies

Chapter 19 Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status

Chapter 20 Allergic Reactions

Chapter 21 Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies

Chapter 22 Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 23 Behavioral Emergencies

Chapter 24 Obstetric and Gynecological Emergencies

Chapter 25 Putting it All Together for the Medical Patient

Chapter 26 Bleeding and Shock

Chapter 27 Soft-tissue Injuries

Chapter 28 Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 29 Injuries to the Head and Spine

Chapter 30 Putting it All Together for the Trauma Patient

Chapter 31 Infants and Children

Chapter 32 Geriatric Emergencies

Chapter 33 Ambulance Operations

Chapter 34 Gaining Access and Rescue Operations

Chapter 35 Special Operations

Chapter 36 Terrorism and EMS

Chapter 37 Advanced Airway Management

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