Mosby's Paramedic Textbook / Edition 4

Mosby's Paramedic Textbook / Edition 4

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

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ISBN-10: 1284029549

ISBN-13: 9781284029543

Pub. Date: 08/01/2014

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Reflecting the 2010 Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines, Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, 4th Edition provides a comprehensive learning tool for both first-time and refresher paramedic students. Coverage includes an overview of key subjects such as pharmacology, airway management, medical disorders, patient assessment, and trauma. ALS patient care skills are presented

Overview

Reflecting the 2010 Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines, Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, 4th Edition provides a comprehensive learning tool for both first-time and refresher paramedic students. Coverage includes an overview of key subjects such as pharmacology, airway management, medical disorders, patient assessment, and trauma. ALS patient care skills are presented step by step, both in the book and on the companion DVD. New to this edition are nine new chapters, many new topics, and 150 new photos. Written by paramedic expert Mick Sanders, Mosby's Paramedic Textbook follows the National EMS Education Standards and offers complete coverage of the National Standard Curriculum (NSC) for the EMT-Paramedic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781284029543
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
08/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1760
Sales rank:
215,367
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

Division One: Preparatory1. EMS Systems/Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic
2. The Well-Being of the Paramedic
3. NEW! Illness and Injury Prevention
4. Medical/Legal Issues
5. NEW! Ethics
6. Overview of Human Systems
7. NEW! General Principles of Pathophysiology
8. Pharmacology
9. NEW! Medication Administration
10. NEW! Therapeutic Communications

Division Two: Airway Management and Ventilation
11. Airway Management and Ventilation

Division Three: Patient Assessment
12. NEW! History Taking
13. NEW! Techniques of Physical Examination
14. Patient Assessment
15. NEW! Clinical Decision Making
16. Communications
17. NEW! Documentation

Division Four: Trauma
18. Trauma Systems/Mechanism of Injury
19. Hemorrhage and Shock
20. Soft Tissue Trauma
21. Burns
22. Head and Facial Trauma
23. NEW! Spinal Trauma
24. Thoracic Trauma
25. Abdominal Trauma
26. NEW! Musculoskeletal Trauma

Division Five: Medical
27. Pulmonary
28. Cardiology
29. Neurology
30. NEW! Endocrinology
31. Allergies and Anaphylaxis
32. NEW! Gastroenterology
33. Urology
34. Toxicology
35. NEW! Hematology
36. Environmental Conditions
37. Infectious and Communicable Diseases
38. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders
39. Gynecology
40. Obstetrics

Division Six: Special Considerations
41. Neonatology
42. Pediatrics
43. Geriatrics
44. NEW! Abuse and Neglect
45. NEW! Patients with Special Challenges
46. NEW! Acute Interventions for the Home Health Care Patient

Division Seven: Assessment-Based Management
47. NEW! Assessment Based Management

Division Eight: Operations
48. NEW! Ambulance Operations
49. NEW! Medical Incident Command
50. Rescue Awareness and Operations
51. Hazardous Materials Incidents
52. NEW! Crime Scene Awareness

Appendixes
Emergency Drug Index
Lifespan Development -- NEW!
Website Addresses -- NEW!
Prevention -- NEW!
Suggested Readings (DOT References)
Glossary
   

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