EMT Manual / Edition 3

EMT Manual / Edition 3

by Michael K. Copass, Mickey S. Eisenberg, Roy G. Soper, Louis Gonzales
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721669654

ISBN-13: 9780721669656

Pub. Date: 06/09/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This Third edition of the benchmark field manual! Provides instant access to concise, specific, and easy-to-follow guidelines for virtually every emergency situation. A concise outline format presents the definition, acute cause, examination, and EMT management of each condition. Includes new chapters on pharmacology and geriatric patients.

Overview

This Third edition of the benchmark field manual! Provides instant access to concise, specific, and easy-to-follow guidelines for virtually every emergency situation. A concise outline format presents the definition, acute cause, examination, and EMT management of each condition. Includes new chapters on pharmacology and geriatric patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721669656
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/09/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
479
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.37(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

PATIENT CARE: Skills and Principles. Howto Make a Difference or Even Save a Life. Patient Assessment. SIGNS and SYMPTOMS. Respiratory Distress. Circulatory/Cardiovascular Distress. Central Nervous System. Abdominal Pain. Skin. SPECIFIC EMERGENCIES. Arrest. Shock. Trauma Management. Burns. Medical Emergencies. Poisoning and Overdose. Environmental Emergencies. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies. Pediatric Emergencies. Behavioural Emergencies. Geriatric Patients. PROCEDURES and MEDICAL EQUIPMENT. Assessment. Ventilation and Resuscitation. Trauma Procedures. EMT Defibrillation. Pharmacology for the EMT. APPENDICES. Appendix 1: Commonly Prescribed Drugs. Appendix 2: Legal Considerations. Appendix 3: Fahrenheit-Centigrade Conversion Table. Appendix 4: Universal Anatomic Positions. Appendix 5: Abbreviations. Appendix 6: Severity Indices. Appendix 7: Neurologic Checklist. Appendix 8: Helmet Removal. Appendix 9: Medical Device Problem Reporting Program. Appendix 10: Guidelines for Prevention of Transmission of HIV and HBV to Emergency Medical Services Personnel.

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