Emergency Care And Transportation Of The Sick And Injured / Edition 10

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In 1971, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) published the first edition of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured and created the backbone of EMS education. Now, the Tenth Edition of this gold standard training program raises the bar even higher with its world-class content and instructional resources that meet the diverse needs of today's educators and students.

Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, the Tenth Edition offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. The experienced author team and AAOS medical editors have transformed the Education Standards into a training program that reflects current trends in prehospital medicine and best practices. New cognitive and didactic material is presented, along with new skills and features, to create a robust and innovative training solution for your course that will engage student's minds.

Interactive resources, including online testing and assessment materials, learning management system, and eLearning student resources, allow you the flexibility to build the course that works best for you and your students. The Tenth Edition is the only way to prepare EMT students for the challenges they will face in the field.

"...follows the EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum... reviews the safeguards important to prehospital care and addresses hepatitis, AIDS, and patient violence."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781284032840
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 4/19/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 1566
  • Sales rank: 22,943
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to emergency medical care 2
Ch. 2 The well-being of the EMT-B 22
Ch. 3 Medical, legal, and ethical issues 70
Ch. 4 The human body 90
Ch. 5 Baseline vital signs and SAMPLE history 144
Ch. 6 Lifting and moving patients 168
Ch. 7 Airway 210
Ch. 8 Patient assessment 258
Ch. 9 Communications and documentation 314
Ch. 10 General pharmacology 342
Ch. 11 Respiratory emergencies 364
Ch. 12 Cardiovascular emergencies 398
Ch. 13 Neurologic emergencies 438
Ch. 14 The acute abdomen 464
Ch. 15 Diabetic emergencies 480
Ch. 16 Allergic reactions and envenomations 498
Ch. 17 Substance abuse and poisoning 516
Ch. 18 Environmental emergencies 542
Ch. 19 Behavioral emergencies 582
Ch. 20 Obstetric and gynecologic emergencies 598
Ch. 21 Kinematics of trauma 630
Ch. 22 Bleeding 648
Ch. 23 Shock 676
Ch. 24 Soft-tissue injuries 696
Ch. 25 Eye injuries 734
Ch. 26 Face and throat injuries 756
Ch. 27 Chest injuries 776
Ch. 28 Abdomen and genitalia injuries 796
Ch. 29 Musculoskeletal care 818
Ch. 30 Head and spine injuries 870
Ch. 31 Pediatric emergencies 914
Ch. 32 Pediatric assessment and management 940
Ch. 33 Geriatric emergencies 984
Ch. 34 Geriatric assessment and management 1002
Ch. 35 Ambulance operations 1022
Ch. 36 Gaining access 1056
Ch. 37 Special operations 1072
Ch. 38 Response to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction 1098
Ch. 39 Advanced airway management 1130
Ch. 40 Assisting with intravenous therapy 1164
Ch. 41 Assisting with cardiac monitoring 1180
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