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

"The third edition of Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care offers a refreshing yet comprehensive perspective on Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) education for learners, and offers a successful transition to the new National EMS Education Standards for EMT. A critical-thinking learning approach, with interrupted case studies introducing and concluding each topic,

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"The third edition of Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care offers a refreshing yet comprehensive perspective on Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) education for learners, and offers a successful transition to the new National EMS Education Standards for EMT. A critical-thinking learning approach, with interrupted case studies introducing and concluding each topic, presents material in a practical manner. The book challenges learners to think critically, so you will be prepared to make smart decisions under pressure." Throughout the book, real-life scenarios are presented through case studies that support and enhance information presented in the book, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge you learn in the classroom. The book and supplements offer a rich learning solution for new EMTs of any background, and give learners and instructors what it takes to make it on the streets.

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

Ch. 1 Foundations of Emergency Medical Services 2

Ch. 2 The Human Body 76

Ch. 3 Essentials of Emergency Medical Care 172

Ch. 4 General Principles of Patient Assessment 366

Ch. 5 Emergency Medical Care 526

Ch. 6 Trauma Care 698

Ch. 7 Maternal Health 900

Ch. 8 Childhood Emergencies 944

Ch. 9 Geriatric Emergencies 1016

Ch. 10 EMS Operations 1048

Glossary 1194

Index 1226

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