Emergency Care / Edition 9

Emergency Care / Edition 9

by Daniel Limmer, Robert H. Murray, J. David Bergeron, Michael F. O'Keefe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130157929

ISBN-13: 9780130157928

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Over 1.6 million students have succeeded using this book, more than any other EMT-Basic training text. For over thirty years, Emergency Care has provided students with clear, complete coverage of the U.S. D.O.T. EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. The Ninth Edition provides updated content, a new interior design, and enhanced pedagogical features—to…  See more details below

Overview

Over 1.6 million students have succeeded using this book, more than any other EMT-Basic training text. For over thirty years, Emergency Care has provided students with clear, complete coverage of the U.S. D.O.T. EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum. The Ninth Edition provides updated content, a new interior design, and enhanced pedagogical features—to keep pace with today's students' needs and advances in prehospital care. A state-of-the-art multimedia package, featuring a student CD-ROM and a text-specific Companion Website, provides students with greater coverage of chapter material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130157928
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to Emergency Medical Care4
Ch. 2The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic20
Ch. 3Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues43
Ch. 4The Human Body59
Ch. 5Lifting and Moving Patients99
Ch. 6Airway Management126
Ch. 7Scene Size-up176
Ch. 8The Initial Assessment194
Ch. 9Vital Signs and SAMPLE History210
Ch. 10Assessment of the Trauma Patient230
Ch. 11Assessment of the Medical Patient269
Ch. 12Ongoing Assessment286
Ch. 13Communications296
Ch. 14Documentation308
Ch. 15General Pharmacology330
Ch. 16Respiratory Emergencies342
Ch. 17Cardiac Emergencies364
Ch. 18Acute Abdominal Emergencies405
Ch. 19Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status420
Ch. 20Allergic Reactions443
Ch. 21Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies457
Ch. 22Environmental Emergencies481
Ch. 23Behavioral Emergencies510
Ch. 24Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies524
Ch. 25Putting It All Together for the Medical Patient555
Ch. 26Bleeding and Shock566
Ch. 27Soft-Tissue Injuries591
Ch. 28Musculoskeletal Injuries633
Ch. 29Injuries to the Head and Spine682
Ch. 30Putting It All Together for the Trauma Patient723
Ch. 31Infants and Children736
Ch. 32Geriatric Patients788
Ch. 33Ambulance Operations804
Ch. 34Gaining Access and Rescue Operations840
Ch. 35Special Operations864
Ch. 36EMS Response to Terrorism894
Ch. 37Advanced Airway Management928
App. AALS-Assist Skills
App. BNational Registry Skill Sheets
App. CBasic Cardiac Life Support Review
Reference Section

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