Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care / Edition 2

by Richard Beebe, Deborah Funk
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401879330

ISBN-13: 9781401879334

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Beebe (Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education) and Funk (emergency medicine, Albany Medical College) offer step-by-step skill presentations in a scenario-based approach in this text/CD-ROM package for students in emergency medical technician programs. This second edition contains new and expanded information on certification and licensure and…  See more details below

Overview

Beebe (Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education) and Funk (emergency medicine, Albany Medical College) offer step-by-step skill presentations in a scenario-based approach in this text/CD-ROM package for students in emergency medical technician programs. This second edition contains new and expanded information on certification and licensure and discussions of recent legislation, as well as infection control, oxygenation devices, stroke patients, and abdominal pain. New learning features include boxes on research from the National Association of EMS Physicians, and stories of actual EMS calls. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401879334
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1184
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.85(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Foundations of EMS. Unit 1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Services. Unit 2. Roles and Responsibilities of the EMT . Unit 3. The Legal Responsibilities of the EMT. Unit 4. Stress and Wellness in EMS. Chapter Two: The Human Body. Unit 5. Anatomy and Physiology Unit 6. Pathophysiology. Unit 7. Lifespan Development. Chapter Three: Essentials of Emergency Medical Care. Unit 8. Infection Control. Unit 9. Basic Airway Control. Unit 10. Respiratory Support. Unit 11. Circulation and Shock. Unit 12. Baseline Vital Signs. Unit 13. Basic Pharmacology. Unit 14. Lifting and Moving Patients. Chapter Four: General Principles of Patient Assessment. Unit 15. Scene Size-up. Unit 16. Primary Assessment. Unit 17. Therapeutic Communications. Unit 18. History Taking. Unit 19. Secondary Assessment. Unit 20. Reassessment. Unit 21. EMS System Communications. Unit 22. Medical Terminology. Unit 23. Documentation. Chapter Five: Emergency Medical Care. Unit 24. Resuscitation. Unit 25. Chest Pain. Unit 26. Shortness of Breath. Unit 27. Altered Mental Status & Syncope. Unit 28. Abnormal Behavior. Unit 29. Abdominal Pain. Unit 30. Bariatrics. Unit 31. Rashes and Fever. Unit 32. Poisoning. Chapter Six: Trauma Care. Unit 33. Trauma Overview-Kinematics and Mechanism of Injury. Unit 34. Head, Face and Traumatic Brain Injury. Unit 35. Spinal Injuries. Unit 36. Chest and Abdominal Injuries. Unit 37. Soft Tissue Injuries. Unit 38. Bone Injuries. Unit 39. Environmental Emergencies. Chapter Seven: Maternal Health. Unit 40. Prenatal Complications. Unit 41. Emergency Childbirth and Newborn Care. Chapter Eight: Childhood Emergency. Unit 42. Pediatric Medical Emergencies. Unit 43. Pediatric Trauma Emergencies. Unit 44. Child Abuse and Neglect. Unit 45. Children with Special Challenges. Chapter Nine: Geriatric Emergency. Unit 46. Geriatric Emergencies. Unit 47. End of Life Issues. Chapter Ten: EMS Operations. Unit 48. Emergency Vehicle Operations. Unit 49. Incident Command & Multiple Casualty Incidents. Unit 50. Hazardous Materials. Unit 51. Emergency Response to Terrorism. Unit 52. Vehicle Extrication & Rescue Operations. Unit 53. Emergency Incident Rehabilitation. Unit 54. Air Medical Transport. Unit 55. Farm Equipment Operations.

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