Paramedic Emergency Care Exam Review / Edition 2

Paramedic Emergency Care Exam Review / Edition 2

by Richard A. Cherry, Bryan E. Bledsoe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0835951030

ISBN-13: 9780835951036

Pub. Date: 12/01/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

EMT-Paramedic Self-Assessment Exam Prep Review Manual, 3rd Ed. by Richard A. Cherry and Joseph J. Mistovich is the text to help students pass their National Registry and other certification exams. All items are written and tested by educators and offer proven authoritative information. This test blends

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EMT-Paramedic Self-Assessment Exam Prep Review Manual, 3rd Ed. by Richard A. Cherry and Joseph J. Mistovich is the text to help students pass their National Registry and other certification exams. All items are written and tested by educators and offer proven authoritative information. This test blends a comprehensive collection of practice exam questions with helpful test taking tips and student hints. All questions are also keyed to the Brady texts, Paramedic Care: Principles and Practice and Essentials of Paramedic Care. As you build confidence by digging into this rich content review, you'll find that the Brady/Prentice Hall Health test preparation system is a blueprint for success across the boards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835951036
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

To the Student ...
Introduction
Division 1Introduction to Paramedic Care
1Introduction to Advanced Prehospital Care1
2The Well-Being of the Paramedic4
3EMS Systems11
4Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic18
5Illness and Injury Prevention23
6Medical/Legal Aspects of Advanced Prehospital Care26
7Ethics in Advanced Prehospital Care33
8General Principles of Pathophysiology37
9General Principles of Pharmacology66
10Medication Administration90
11Therapeutic Communications102
12Life-Span Development107
13Airway Management and Ventilation114
Division 2Patient assessment
14The History128
15Physical Exam Techniques135
16Patient Assessment in the Field154
17Clinical Decision Making164
18Communications167
19Documentation172
Division 3Medical Emergencies
20Pulmonology177
21Cardiovascular Emergencies186
22Neurology206
23Endocrinology216
24Allergies and Anaphylaxis224
25Gastroenterology229
26Urology and Nephrology236
27Toxicology and Substance Abuse242
28Hematology249
29Environmental Emergencies252
30Infectious Disease260
31Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders268
32Gynecology275
33Obstetrics280
Division 4Trauma Emergencies
34Trauma and Trauma Systems288
35Blunt Trauma291
36Penetrating Trauma296
37Hemorrhage and Shock301
38Soft Tissue Trauma309
39Burns319
40Musculoskeletal Trauma323
41Head, Facial, and Neck Trauma332
42Spinal Trauma342
43Thoracic Trauma347
44Abdominal Trauma353
45Shock Trauma Resuscitation359
Division 5Special Considerations
46Neonatology364
47Pediatrics371
48Geriatric Emergencies382
49Abuse and Assault387
50The Challenged Patient392
51Acute Interventions for the Chronic-Care Patient395
52Assessment-Based Management398
53Ambulance Operations402
54Medical Incident Command406
55Rescue Awareness and Operations411
56Hazardous Materials Incidents416
57Crime Scene Awareness421
Appendix425
Index483

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