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Overview

EMT Prehospital Care, Revised Fourth Edition. The revised fourth edition of this comprehensive and visually rich textbook makes learning the EMT curriculum easy. The text's rationale-based learning format explains not only how, but also why procedures and treatment protocols are performed. This textbook not only covers all of the essential points of EMT patient care, it also goes far beyond the depth and breadth of basic content, making it an excellent resource for students and practicing EMTs.

A JB Course Manager resource is available to accompany this title. JB Course Manager is an easy-to-use and fully hosted online learning platform. For additional information, or to make your request, contact your Account Specialist or visit http://go.jblearning.com/JBCM.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323085335
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 7/26/2011
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 812
  • Sales rank: 838,931
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Care

2. Well-Being of the EMT

3. Medicolegal and Ethical Issues

4. The Human Body

5. Lifting and Moving Patients

6. Airway

7. Patient Assessment

8. Communications

9. Documentation

10. General Pharmacology

11. Respiratory Emergencies

12. Cardiovascular Emergencies

13. Altered Mental Status

14. Allergies

15. Poisoning and Overdoses

16. Environmental Emergencies

17. Behavioral Emergencies

18. Abuse and Assault

19. Obstetrics and Gynecology

20. Bleeding and Shock

21. Soft Tissue Injuries

22. Chest and Abdominal Emergencies

23. Musculoskeletal Care

24. Injuries to the Head and Spine

25. Infants and Children

26. Ambulance Operations

27. Gaining Access

28. Disasters and Hazardous Materials

29. Advanced Airway Management

30. Weapons of Mass Destruction and the EMT

31. Geriatric Emergencies

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