Mosby's Paramedic Refresher and Review: A Case Studies Approach / Edition 2

Mosby's Paramedic Refresher and Review: A Case Studies Approach / Edition 2

by Alice Twink Dalton, Richard A. Walker
     
 

Using a case-based approach, Mosby's Paramedic Refresher and Review: A Case Studies Approach, 2nd Edition, offers the most realistic view of prehospital emergency care. This unique text is the only case-based text available covering all of the information needed for paramedic refresher and certification preparation and review. In a concise, user-friendly format,… See more details below

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Using a case-based approach, Mosby's Paramedic Refresher and Review: A Case Studies Approach, 2nd Edition, offers the most realistic view of prehospital emergency care. This unique text is the only case-based text available covering all of the information needed for paramedic refresher and certification preparation and review. In a concise, user-friendly format, the text features basic concepts of patient assessment and treatment, incorporating anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in the context of actual patient encounters. Each chapter presents several real-life emergency scenarios. Questions and answers follow for immediate feedback.

  • Unique! The only case-based text on the market today for paramedics who are recertifying or taking the National Registry exam for the first time.
  • The case-based approach uses actual patient encounters for realistic learning and increased retention to make information more easily applicable in the field.
  • The text relates anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology to patient signs and symptoms to promote understanding at the most basic levels, which means a more thorough grasp of the topic and better performance in the field.
  • Content overviews! Each chapter provides a brief summary of the subject matter and integrates the content into patient scenarios to maximize comprehension.
  • Each case includes the final diagnosis and outcomes based on actual patient situations.
  • Questions, Answers, and Outcomes in each chapter encourage critical thinking skills and help the reader appreciate the consequences of decisions.
  • A concise, one-column design provides a user-friendly format.

  • Two new chapters - Scene Management and Weapons of Mass Destruction.
  • Updated throughout to reflect the most current research, updated pharmacologic interventions, and new treatment standards.
  • Chapters have been organized in the order of the National Standard Curriculum (NSC).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323033732
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/06/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Respiratory Emergencies
Chapter 2 Neurologic Emergencies
Chapter 3 Endocrine Emergencies
Chapter 4 Hematology Emergencies
Chapter 5 Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergencies
Chapter 6 Toxicology Emergencies
Chapter 7 Neonatal Emergencies
Chapter 8 OB/GYN Emergencies
Chapter 9 Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary Emergencies
Chapter 10 Environmental Emergencies
Chapter 11 Behavioral Emergencies
Chapter 12 Communicable Diseases
Chapter 13 Challenging Situations
Chapter 14 Trauma Emergencies
Chapter 15 Cardiac Emergencies
Chapter 16 Scene Management - NEW!
Chapter 17 Weapons of Mass Destruction - NEW!

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