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

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

Module 1Preparatory
Chapter 1Introduction to Emergency Medical Care4
Chapter 2The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic20
Chapter 3Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues43
Chapter 4The Human Body59
Chapter 5Lifting and Moving Patients99
Module 2Airway
Chapter 6Airway Management126
Module 3Patient Assessment
Chapter 7Scene Size-up176
Chapter 8The Initial Assessment194
Chapter 9Vital Signs and SAMPLE History210
Chapter 10Assessment of the Trauma Patient230
Chapter 11Assessment of the Medical Patient269
Chapter 12Ongoing Assessment286
Chapter 13Communications296
Chapter 14Documentation308
Module 4Medical Emergencies
Chapter 15General Pharmacology330
Chapter 16Respiratory Emergencies342
Chapter 17Cardiac Emergencies364
Chapter 18Acute Abdominal Emergencies405
Chapter 19Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status420
Chapter 20Allergic Reactions443
Chapter 21Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies457
Chapter 22Environmental Emergencies481
Chapter 23Behavioral Emergencies510
Chapter 24Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies524
Chapter 25Putting It All Together for the Medical Patient555
Module 5Trauma
Chapter 26Bleeding and Shock566
Chapter 27Soft-Tissue Injuries591
Chapter 28Musculoskeletal Injuries633
Chapter 29Injuries to the Head and Spine682
Chapter 30Putting It All Together for the Trauma Patient723
Module 6Younger and Older Patients
Chapter 31Infants and Children736
Chapter 32Geriatric Patients788
Module 7Operations
Chapter 33Ambulance Operations804
Chapter 34Gaining Access and Rescue Operations840
Chapter 35Special Operations864
Chapter 36EMS Response to Terrorism894
Module 8Advanced Airway Management
Chapter 37Advanced Airway Management928
Appendices
Appendix AALS-Assist Skills1
Appendix BNational Registry Skill Sheets9
Appendix CBasic Cardiac Life Support Review22
Reference Section
Anatomy and Physiology Illustrations2
Atlas of Injuries14
Medical Terminology18
Glossary1
Index1

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