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Paramedic Practice Today

by Barbara Aehlert
 

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ISBN-10: 1284039099

ISBN-13: 9781284039092

Pub. Date: 02/25/2013

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Get the tools you need to succeed! With its conversational, easy-to-read style, Volume 1 of Paramedic Practice Today: Above and Beyond simplifies topics and helps you master National Standard Curriculum objectives and meet the new National Education Standards. It also includes a companion DVD-ROM with step-by-step videos demonstrating key skills in the textbook,

Overview

Get the tools you need to succeed! With its conversational, easy-to-read style, Volume 1 of Paramedic Practice Today: Above and Beyond simplifies topics and helps you master National Standard Curriculum objectives and meet the new National Education Standards. It also includes a companion DVD-ROM with step-by-step videos demonstrating key skills in the textbook, along with medical animations and video lectures. Because this book corresponds to the National Registry of EMTs National EMS Practice Analysis, it provides you with the best possible preparation for the National Registry exam.

A JB Course Manager resource is available to accompany this title. JB Course Manager is an easy-to-use and fully hosted online learning platform. For additional information, or to make your request, contact your Account Specialist or visit http://go.jblearning.com/JBCM.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781284039092
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/25/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1071
Sales rank:
836,768
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Division 1: Preparatory

1. EMS Safety and Well-Being of the Paramedic

2. Paramedic Roles and Responsibilities

3. Illness and Injury Prevention

4. Legal and Regulatory Issues

5. Ethics

6. Medical Terminology Review

7. Body Systems: Anatomy and Physiology

8. Pathophysiology

9. Life Span Development

10. Public Health and EMS

Division 2: Pharmacology

11. Basic Principles of Pharmacology

12. Drug and Chemical Classes

13. Medication Administration

Division 3: Airway Management and Ventilation

14. Airway and Ventilation

Division 4: Patient Assessment

15. Therapeutic Communication

16. History Taking

17. Patient Assessment

18. Communication

19. Documentation

Division 5: Medical

20. Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, and Throat Disorders

21. Pulmonary

22. Cardiovascular Disorders

23. Disorders of the Nervous System

24. Endocrine Emergencies and Nutritional Disorders

25. Immune System Disorders

26. Gastrointestinal Disorders

27. Renal and Urogenital Disorders

28. Musculoskeletal Disorders

29. Cutaneous Disorders

30. Toxicology

31. Infectious and Communicable Diseases

32. Psychiatric Disorders and Substance Abuse

33. Hematologic Disorders

Division 6: Shock

34. Shock and Resuscitation

Appendices

A. Quiz Answers

B. Drug Profiles

C. Herbal Supplements

Glossary

Illustration Credits

Volume 2

Division 7: Special Patient Populations

35. Obstetrics and Gynecology

36. Neonatology

37. Pediatrics

38. Geriatrics

39. Abuse and Assault

40. Patients with Special Challenges

41. Social Issues

42. Care for the Patient with a Chronic Illness

Division 8: Trauma

43. Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury

44. Bleeding

45. Soft Tissue Trauma

46. Burn Injury

47. Head and Face Trauma

48. Spinal Trauma

49. Thoracic Trauma

50. Abdominal Trauma

51. Musculoskeletal Trauma

52. Environmental Conditions

53. Farm Response

54. Wilderness EMS

Division 9: Putting It All Together

55. Assessment-Based Management

56. Clinical Decision Making

57. Ground and Air Transport of Critical Patients

Division 10: Operations

58. EMS Deployment and System Status Management

59. Crime Scene Awareness

60. Dispatch Activities

61. Emergency Vehicle Operations

62. EMS Operations Command and Control

63. Vehicle Rescue and Rescue Awareness Operations

64. Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents

65. Tactical EMS

Division 11: Disaster and Domestic Preparedness Issues

66. Disaster Response and Domestic Preparedness

Appendices

A. Quiz Answers

B. Drug Profiles

Glossary

Illustration Credits

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