RAPID Paramedic / Edition 2

RAPID Paramedic / Edition 2

by Mick J. Sanders, Kim McKenna
     
 

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323072670
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
01/24/2012
Pages:
233
Sales rank:
866,506
Product dimensions:
3.80(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basics

Patient History Data

OPQRST

SOAP

SAMPLE

Normal Lab Values

Spanish Communication

Abbreviations

Legal Next of Kin for Organ Donation

Culture & Development

2. Airway

Airway Control and Ventilation

Calculating Tank Life

Common Tank Sizes and Factors

Oxygen Concentrations to Liter Per Minute Flow

Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI)

Pulse Oximetry Readings

End Tidal CO2 Interpretation

Non-invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

Initial Adult Ventilator Settings

Ventilator Alarms

Tracheal Tube & Suction Catheter Sizes

King Airway Sizes

LMA Sizes

Replacing a Tracheostomy Tube

Emergency Airway Techniques

Translaryngeal Cannula Ventilation

Surgical Cricothyrotomy

3. Trauma

Glasgow Coma Scale

Revised Trauma Score

Trauma Center Triage

Burn Categories

Burn Center Referral Criteria

Rule of Nines

Born Fluid Calculation

Nerve Root Correlations

Dermatome Map

Indications for Spinal Immobilization

4. Cardiac

Rhythm Analysis

Pulse Arrest Guidelines

Cardiac Arrest Rhythms

Immediate Care after Return of Spontaneous Circulation

Periarrest Rhythms

Acute Coronary Syndromes

Signs & Symptoms of Chronic Heart Failure

Management of Hypotension/Shock

Differentiating Heart Blocks

Precordial Lead Placement for 12 Lead ECG

Precordial Lead Placement for V4R, V8, V9

QTc Intervals

Quick VT 12-Lead Reference

VT/SVT Differentiation

Identifying Axis by QRS Complex

ST Segment Elevation and Location of Infarct

5. Medical

Poisoning and Overdose

Respiratory Emergencies

Diabetic Emergencies

Allergic Reactions

Stroke

Heat Emergencies

Hypothermia

Obstetrics

6. Medications

FDA Pregnancy Categories

Emergency Drug Index

Common Hypoglycemic Agents

Common Home Medications

Common Herbal Supplements

Commonly Abused Drugs

7. IV Rate Calculations

Dose Calculations

Height & Weight Conversion

Dopamine Drips

Drip Rates for Dopamine

Lidocaine Flow Rates

Drip Rates for Epinephrine

Correcting Common Problems with (VADs)

Solution Compatibility Chart

8. Pediatrics

Normal Vital Signs by Age Group

Equipment for Pediatric Tracheal Intubation

Pediatric Trauma Score

The APGAR Scoring System

Pediatric Resuscitation Algorithms

Treating Children in Shock

Treating Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies

FACES Pain Scale

9. Rescue

Arrival and Scene Size-Up

START Triage

SALT Triage

Helicopter Landing Zones/Hand Signals

Crime Scene Preservation

10. HAZMAT & WMD

Approaching the Scene

Personal Protective Equipment

NFPA Placards

HAZMAT International Classification System

HAZMAT Warning Placards

HAZMAT Zones

Eight-Step Decontamination Procedure

B-NICE

CBREN

CBRNE

Category A Agents

Cyanide Treatment

Nerve Agent Poisoning

Hospital Communication

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