Paramedic Professional, Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatric / Edition 1by Richard Beebe, Jeffrey C Myers
Pub. Date: 08/16/2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology… See more details below
Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Learn about application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. This book discusses a full range of emergencies, ranging from bleeding disorders to neonatal resuscitation. Each chapter in Volume II introduces a case that carries through the chapter to help readers make strong connections to actual patient experiences while learning the content. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, and precedes coverage of special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.
Table of Contents
Part I. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES. Chief Concern: Chest Pain. 1. Diagnostic 12 Lead ECG. 2. Acute Coronary Syndrome. 3. Heart Failure. 4. Errors of Automaticity . 5. Errors of Conduction: Tachycardia. 6. Errors of Conduction: Bradycardia. 7. Cardiac Resuscitation. 8. Disorders of Oxygenation. 9. Disorders of Ventilation. 10. Disorders of Brain Function. 11. Disorders of Cerebral Circulation. 12. Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous. 13. Disturbances of Glucose Metabolism. 14. Disturbances of Homeostatis. 15. Addiction Disorders. 16. Toxicological Emergencies. 17. Psychiatric Disorders. 18. Behavioral Emergencies. 19. Disorders: Hemorrhage. 20. Disorders: Pain. 21. Disorders: Loss of Renal Function. 22. Vascular Disorders. 23. Bleeding Disorders. 24. Back Pain. 25. Disturbance: Central Circulation. 26. Disorders of HEENT. 27. Infectious Diseases: Fever. 28. Infectious Diseases: Rash. 29. Immune Diseases. 30. Anaphylaxis. 31. Bariatric Medicine. 32. Cancer. 33. Medical Resuscitation. Part II: MATERNAL HEALTH. 34. Gynecological Disorders. 35. Normal Pregnancy. 36. Complications of Pregnancy. 37. Childbirth. 38. Care of the Newly Born. 39. Neonatal Resuscitation. Part III: PEDIATRIC MEDICINE. 40. Assessment of the Stable Child. 41. The Critically Ill Child. 42. Medical Emergencies. 43. Child Abuse or Neglect. Part IV: SPECIAL PATIENTS. 44. Geriatrics. 45. Patients with Special Challenges. 46. Caring for the Chronically Ill Patient. 47. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
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