The EMT Basic Exam Review / Edition 1

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Written to meet the DOT National Standard Curriculum The EMT-Basic Exam Review will assist anyone preparing to become certified as an EMT-Basic. There are 1,500 questions included in 33 chapters which cover the cognitive and affective objectives in the DOT National Standard Curriculum. The questions reflect the state and national EMS exams to better prepare learners for the exam. For those who want even more review a CD-ROM is included containing two fulllength practice exams with the rationales for the correct and incorrect answers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401891527
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/4/2005
  • Series: Exam Review Ser.
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,360,596
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Kirsten (Kirt) Elling is a career paramedic who works for the Town of Colonie in upstate New York. She began EMS work in 1988 as an EMT/firefighter and has been a National Registered paramedic since 1991. She has been an EMS educator since 1990, teaching basic and advanced EMS programs at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine in Troy, New York. Kirt serves as Regional Faculty for the NYS DOH, Bureau of EMS and the American Heart Association. She has written numerous scripts for the EMS training video series PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. She is also the author and co-author of several books including The EMT-Basic Exam Review & The Emergency Medical Responder Exam Review, Why-Driven EMS Review, and The Paramedic Exam Review. Kirt was also a contributing author of the IPEM Paramedic Lab Manual, and an adjunct writer for the 1998 revision of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, EMT-Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate: National Standard Curricula and the 2007 Paramedic Practice Guidelines.

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Table of Contents

About the Author, Dedication, Preface: How To Use This Book, Table of Contents, Preparatory, 1- Introduction to Emergency Medical Care, 2- Well-Being of the EMT-Basic, 3- Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues, 4- The Human Body, 5- Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History, 6- Lifting and Moving Patients Airway, 7- Airway Patient Assessment, 8-Scene Size-Up, 9-Initial Assessment, 10- Focused History and Physical Exam -Trauma Patient, 11- Focused History and Physical Exam -Medical Patient, 12- Detailed Physical Exam, 13- On-Going Physical Exam, 14- Communications, 15- Documentation Medical/Behavioral Emergencies and Obstetrical/Gynecology, 16- General Pharmacology, 17- Respiratory Emergencies, 18- Cardiovascular Emergencies, 19- Diabetes/Altered Metal Status, 20- Allergies, 21- Poisoning/Overdose, 22- Environmental Emergencies, 23- Behavioral Emergencies, 24- Obstetrics/Gynecology Trauma, 25- Bleeding and Shock, 26- Soft Tissue Injuries, 27- Musculoskeletal Care, 28- Injuries to the Head and Spine Infants and Children, 29- Infants and Children Operations, 30- Ambulance Operations, 31- Gaining Access, 32- Overviews Advanced Airway (elective or optional section), 33-Advanced Airway

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