Mosby's Paramedic Textbook / Edition 4

Mosby's Paramedic Textbook / Edition 4

by Mick J. Sanders, Kim McKenna, Lawrence M. Lewis, Gary Quick
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0323072755

ISBN-13: 9780323072755

Pub. Date: 12/01/2011

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

The second edition of Mosby's Paramedic Textbook covers the U.S. Department of Transportation's (U.S. DOT's) 1998 Paramedic National Standard Curriculum completely--you won't need any other textbook to prepare for local, state, and national examinations!

WHAT MAKES THIS THE ONE AND ONLY BOOK FOR YOU?

  • New organization and content corresponding to the

Overview

The second edition of Mosby's Paramedic Textbook covers the U.S. Department of Transportation's (U.S. DOT's) 1998 Paramedic National Standard Curriculum completely--you won't need any other textbook to prepare for local, state, and national examinations!

WHAT MAKES THIS THE ONE AND ONLY BOOK FOR YOU?

  • New organization and content corresponding to the eight major subdivisions of the U.S. DOT's 1998 Curriculum.
  • Critical Thinking Questions in every chapter
  • "Tricks of the Trade" boxes
  • Numerous new and expanded chapters, incl: entire chapter devoted to pathophysiology, new ethics chapter, special populations, patient assessment topics, pharmacology, therapeutic communications, paramedic operations.
  • Approximately 950 illustrations
  • Injury prevention appendix
  • Hazardous Materials Incidents chapter
  • Updated Emergency Drug Index appendix
  • Cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias presented in leads I, II, III, and MCL1 and coverage of electrophysiology, 12-lead ECG monitoring, thrombolytic therapy, and current treatment modalities per American Heart Assoc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323072755
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1760
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Preparatory

1. EMS Systems: Roles, Responsibilities, and Professionalism

2. Well-Being of the Paramedic

3. Injury Prevention and Public Health NEW!

4. Documentation

5. EMS Communications

6. Medical and Legal Issues

7. Ethics

8. Research Principles and Evidence-Based Practice NEW!

Part Two: Anatomy and Physiology

9. Medical Terminology NEW!

10. Review of Human Systems

11. General Principles of Pathophysiology

12. Life Span Development

Part Three: Pharmacology

13. Principles of Pharmacology and Emergency Medications

14. Venous Access and Medication Administration

Part Four: Airway

15. Airway Management, Respiration, and Artificial Ventilation

Part Five: Patient Assessment

16. Scene Size Up NEW!

17. Therapeutic Communications

18. History Taking

19. Primary Assessment NEW!

20. Secondary Assessment and Reassessment NEW!

21. Clinical Decision Making

Part Six: Cardiovascular

22. Cardiology

Part Seven: Medical

23. Diseases of the Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat NEW!

24. Respiratory

25. Neurology

26. Endocrinology

27. Immunology NEW!

28. Infectious and Communicable Disease

29. Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders

30. Genitourinary and Renal Disorders

31. Gynecology

32. Hematology

33. Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders NEW!

34. Toxicology

35. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders

Part Eight: Shock and Resuscitation

36. Pathophysiology and Management of Shock

Part Nine: Trauma

37. Trauma Overview and Mechanism of Injury

38. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma

39. Burns

40. Head, Face, and Neck Trauma

41. Spine and Nervous System Trauma

42. Chest Trauma

43. Abdominal Trauma

44. Orthopedic Trauma

45. Environmental Conditions

Part Ten: Special Patient Populations

46. Obstetrics

47. Neonatal Care

48. Pediatrics

49. Geriatrics

50. Abuse and Neglect

51. Patients with Special Challenges

52. Acute Interventions for Home Care

Part 11: EMS Operations

53. Ground and Air Ambulance Operations

54. Medical Incident Command

55. Rescue Awareness and Operations

56. Crime Scene Awareness

57. Hazardous Materials Awareness

58. Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

59. Putting it All Together: Assessment-Based Management

Appendix: Advanced Practice Procedures in Critical Care NEW!

Emergency Drug Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >