Pocket Reference for the EMT-B and First Responder / Edition 2

Pocket Reference for the EMT-B and First Responder / Edition 2

by Bob Elling
     
 

This pocket reference is written specifically for EMT-Bs and First Responders. A must-have for every EMT-B and First Responder, this handy pocket-sized field reference includes patient assessment flow charts taken from Brady's best-seller, Emergency Care 8/E. . This book follows the U.S. DOT National Curriculum standard. It lists commonly used abbreviations and… See more details below

Overview

This pocket reference is written specifically for EMT-Bs and First Responders. A must-have for every EMT-B and First Responder, this handy pocket-sized field reference includes patient assessment flow charts taken from Brady's best-seller, Emergency Care 8/E. . This book follows the U.S. DOT National Curriculum standard. It lists commonly used abbreviations and acronyms used by EMT-Bs, and medications EMT-Bs assist/administer. It reviews all EMT-Basic skills and techniques. Topics covered includes: Vital Signs; Patient Assessment; Airway Management and Breathing Skills; Immobilization Skills; CPR (adult and pediatric); Pediatric Patients. It also includes Anatomy Charts; Important Phone Numbers; Poisons and age-sensitive vital signs reference chart. Specifically for EMT-Bs and First Responders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130981677
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Pocket Reference Ser.
Edition description:
Spiral Bound Pocket Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
3.68(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Vital Signs: Normal Ranges and Scales.
2. Patient Assessment.
3. Airway Management and Breathing Skills.
4. Assessment Skills.
5. ALS Assist Skills.
6. Adult CPR.
7. Adult Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO).
8. Shock Management Skills.
9. Immobilization Skills.
10. Skills for Moving Non-Trauma Patients.
11. Geriatric Patients.
12. Pediatric Patients.
13. Pregnancy and Birth.
14. Poisons.
15. Burns.
16. Active Rewarming (Frostbite).
17. Refusal of Emergency Care.
18. Handwashing.
19. Ambulance Operations.
20. Special Operations.
21. Anatomy Charts.
22. Pharmacology Review.
23. Medications EMT-B's Assist/Administer.
24. Common Medications.
25. Communicable Diseases.
26. Infectious Disease Exposure Procedures.
27. Standard Abbreviations.
28. Standard Terms & Planes.
29. Word Parts.
Important Phone Numbers

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