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Overview

This book is the update to the Essentials of Paramedic Care, 2nd edition, which is the first text program to take students beyond the skills necessary to practice as a paramedic and into the underlying principles upon which those practices are based. Correlated to the U.S. Department of Transportation's 1998 National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Paramedic, this book provides the background content and skills coverage required for paramedic education.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132156899
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 5/24/2010
  • Series: Pearson Custom EMS and Fire Science Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 2088
  • Sales rank: 588,828
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Advanced Prehospital Care

Chapter 2 Medical/Legal Aspects of Advanced Prehospital Care

Chapter 3 Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 4 General Principles of Pathophysiology

Chapter 5 Life-Span Development

Chapter 6 General Principles of Pharmacology

Chapter 7 Intravenous Access and Medication Administration

Chapter 8 Airway Management and Ventilation

Chapter 9 Therapeutic Communications

Chapter 10 History Taking

Chapter 11 Physical Exam Techniques

Chapter 12 Patient Assessment in the Field

Chapter 13 Clinical Decision Making

Chapter 14 Communications

Chapter 15 Documentation

Chapter 16 Trauma and Trauma Systems

Chapter 17 Blunt Trauma

Chapter 18 Penetrating Trauma

Chapter 19 Hemorrhage and Shock

Chapter 20 Soft-Tissue Trauma

Chapter 21 Burns

Chapter 22 Musculoskeletal Trauma

Chapter 23 Head, Facial, and Neck Trauma

Chapter 24 Spinal Trauma

Chapter 25 Thoracic Trauma

Chapter 26 Abdominal Trauma

Chapter 27 Pulmonology

Chapter 28 Cardiology

Chapter 29 Neurology

Chapter 30 Endocrinology

Chapter 31 Allergies and Anaphylaxis

Chapter 32 Gastroenterology

Chapter 33 Urology and Nephrology

Chapter 34 Toxicology and Substance Abuse

Chapter 35 Hematology

Chapter 36 Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 37 Infectious Disease

Chapter 38 Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 39 Gynecology

Chapter 40 Obstetrics

Chapter 41 Neonatology

Chapter 42 Pediatrics

Chapter 43 Geriatric Emergencies

Chapter 44 Abuse and Assault

Chapter 45 The Challenged Patient

Chapter 46 Acute Interventions for the Chronic-Care Patient

Chapter 47 Assessment-Based Management

Chapter 48 Operations

Chapter 49 Responding to Terrorist Acts

Precautions on Bloodborne Pathogens and Infectious Diseases

Answers to Review Questions

Further Reading

Glossary

Index

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