Fundamentals of Emergency Care / Edition 1

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Overview

Fundamental's of Emergency Care has a complaint oriented, assessment based approach to the education of the EMT. It is designed to be taught using a problem-based learning approach. Problem based learning gives the EMT student an opportunity to learn the material in a more practical manner and one that is more natural to the adult learner. The most outstanding feature of Fundamental's of Emergency Care will be its emphasis on real life situations. The integration of the concepts of the emergency medicine into "real" life EMS on the streets, through case studies, will support the student as they try to apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom. Fundamental's of Emergency Care is intended to make book smart students into street smart EMTs through the use of problem-solving and critical thinking. All aspects of the Federal DOT 1994 EMT-Basic Curriculum are covered. Supplements Computerized Testbank 0-7668-1496-3 Image Library 0-7668-1495-5 Instructor's Manual 0-7668-14947 Slides 0-7668-1497-1 Workbook 0-7668-1493-9 Powerpoint Presentation 0-7668-3509-X Instructor's Resource Kit 0-7668-3508-1

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Using problem-based learning and a complaint-oriented, assessment based approach, Beebe (Basset Healthcare Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education) and Funk (emergency medicine, Albany Medical College) emphasize real-life situations and case studies to teach basic emergency health care. The 45 chapters discuss emergency medical services; anatomy and physiology of the human body; fundamentals of care; patient assessment; communications; specific symptoms, behaviors, pharmacology, environmental emergencies, and poisoning and allergic reactions; trauma care, maternal health, childhood, and geriatric emergencies; and EMS operations. Contains many color photographs and illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766814981
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/6/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 976
  • Product dimensions: 8.83 (w) x 11.37 (h) x 1.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Beebe, MS, BSN, NREMT-P is the program director for Bassett Health Care's Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education in Cooperstown, New York. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Cobleskill, New York. Richard Beebe is also a practicing field Paramedic with the Guilderland Police Department, since 1988. Richard Beebe has a Masters degree in education, is a registered Nurse and a nationally registered Paramedic. Richard Beebe has been an EMS educator for over two decades and is a chapter member of the National Association of EMS Educators. Mr. Beebe is a state and national speaker, author or editor of several textbooks, and has been recently working in a leadership role on the committee for the National EMS Education Standards of the National Association of EMS Educators.

Deborah Funk M.D., FACEP is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York where she has been involved in EMS education and medical direction for more than a decade. Having completed an EMS Fellowship, Dr. Funk is a Medical Director for Life Net of New York and is involved in advancing EMS statewide.

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Table of Contents

Section One: Emergency Medical Services. Chapter 1: Introduction to Emergency Medical Services. Chapter 2: Medical Responsibilities. Chapter 3: Legal Responsibilities of the EMT. Chapter 4: Stress in EMS. Section Two: Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body. Chapter 5: Functional Anatomy. Section Three: Fundamentals of Emergency Medical Care. Chapter 6: Infection Control. Chapter 7: Basic Airway Control. Chapter 8: Respiratory Support. Chapter 9:Advanced Airway Control. Chapter 10: Shock: A State of Hypoperfusion. Chapter 11: Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History. Chapter 12: Lifting and Moving. Section Four: Patient Assessment - General Principles. Chapter 13: Scene Size-up (Safety). Chapter 14: Initial Assessment. Chapter 15: Focused History and Physical Examination of the Trauma Patient. Chapter 16: Detailed Physical Exam. Chapter 17: Focused History and Physical Examination of the Medical Patient. Chapter 18: On Going Assessment. Section Five: EMS Communications. Chapter 19: Radio. Chapter 20: Report. Chapter 21: Record. Section Six: Emergency Medical Care. Chapter 22: Pharmacology for the Street. Chapter 23: Shortness of Breath. Chapter 24: Chest Pain. Chapter 25: Cardiac Arrest. Chapter 26: Altered Mental Status. Chapter 27: Abnormal Behavior. Chapter 28: Environmental Emergencies. Chapter 29: Poisoning and Allergic Reactions. Section Seven: Trauma Care. Chapter 30: Head Injuries. Chapter 31: Spine Injuries. Chapter 32: Chest and Abdominal Injuries. Chapter 33: Cuts and Bleeding. Chapter 34: Bone Injuries. Section Eight: Maternal Health Emergencies. Chapter 35: Prenatal Problems. Chapter 36: Emergency Childbirth. Section Nine: Childhood Emergencies. Chapter 37: Newborn Care. Chapter 38: Pediatric Emergencies. Chapter 39: Pediatric Trauma. Section Ten: Geriatric Emergencies. Chapter 40: Geriatric Medical Emergencies. Chapter 41: Advance Directives. Section Eleven: EMS Operations. Chapter 42: Emergency Vehicle Operations. Chapter 43: Public Safety Incident Management. Chapter 44: Rescue Operations. Chapter 45: Advanced Life Support Assist Skills. Appendices. Glossary. Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2003

    Incomplete book

    This book has taught me some, but there is a lot of information left out and the disk has some wrong answers and is not an effective studying aid.

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