Intermediate Care: Principles and Practices / Edition 1by Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter MA, EMT-P, Richard A. Cherry MS, EMT-P
This book completely covers the 1999 U.S. DOT curriculum for intermediate-level emergency care, with in-depth coverage of principles and practice. The well-known and expert authors have produced a book that is comprehensive, with a clear writing style that allows an understanding of the “whys” and “hows” of EMT-I practice. /b>/b>… See more details below
This book completely covers the 1999 U.S. DOT curriculum for intermediate-level emergency care, with in-depth coverage of principles and practice. The well-known and expert authors have produced a book that is comprehensive, with a clear writing style that allows an understanding of the “whys” and “hows” of EMT-I practice. Accompanied by a comprehensive support package (including Companion website), this book offers a complete treatment of the subject, covering such topics as basics for EMTs and an overview of the human systems, patient assessment, trauma emergencies, medical emergencies, and special considerations such as obstetrical emergencies, neonatal resuscitation, pediatrics, and geriatrics; as well as a comprehensive chapter on weapons of mass destruction and terrorism. A valuable reference for professionals in the field of emergency care.
Table of Contents
Precautions on Bloodborne Pathogens and Infectious Diseases.
I. PREPARATORY INFORMATION.
1. Foundations of the EMT-Intermediate.
2. Overview of Human Systems.
3. Emergency Pharmacology.
4. Venous Access and Medication Administration.
5. Airway Management and Ventilation.
II. PATIENT ASSESSMENT.
6. History Taking.
7. Techniques of Physical Examination.
8. Patient Assessment in the Field.
9. Clinical Decision Making.
III. TRAUMA EMERGENCIES.
12. Trauma and Trauma Systems.
13. Blunt Trauma.
14. Penetrating Trauma.
15. Hemorrhage and Shock.
17. Thoracic Trauma.
18. Trauma Management Skills.
IV. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
19. Respiratory Emergencies.
20. Cardiovascular Emergencies.
21. Diabetic Emergencies.
22. Allergic Reactions.
23. Poisonings/Overdose Emergencies.
24. Neurological Emergencies.
25. Non-Traumatic Abdominal Emergencies.
26. Environmental Emergencies.
27. Behavioral Emergencies.
28. Gynecological Emergencies.
V. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS.
29. Obstetrical Emergencies.
30. Neonatal Resuscitation.
31. Pediatric Emergencies.
32. Geriatric Emergencies.
33. Assessment-Based Management.
34. Responding to Terrorist Acts.
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