SUCCESS! for the Critical Care Paramedic / Edition 1

SUCCESS! for the Critical Care Paramedic / Edition 1

by Bryan E. Bledsoe, Stephen Grayson, Katharine Rickey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132405091

ISBN-13: 9780132405096

Pub. Date: 08/21/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

SUCCESS! FOR THE CRITICAL CARE PARAMEDIC, 1/e by Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is the book to help students pass their National Registry and other certification exams. Blending a comprehensive collection of practice exam questions with helpful test-taking tips and student hints, all items reference the Department of Transportation’s objectives. As you build

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SUCCESS! FOR THE CRITICAL CARE PARAMEDIC, 1/e by Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is the book to help students pass their National Registry and other certification exams. Blending a comprehensive collection of practice exam questions with helpful test-taking tips and student hints, all items reference the Department of Transportation’s objectives. 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. SUCCESS! Is a complete review system that combines relevant exam-style questions with a self-assessment format to provide you with the best preparation for your exam!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132405096
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/21/2009
Series:
Study Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
305,699
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Reviewers vii

Introduction ix

1 Introduction to Critical Care Transport 1

2 Critical Care Ground Transport 5

3 Critical Care Air Transport 8

4 Altitude Physiology 12

5 Flight Safety and Survival 19

6 Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport 27

7 Airway Management and Ventilation 34

8 The Shock Patient: Assessment and Management 42

9 Cardiac and Hemodynamic Monitoring 46

10 ECG Monitoring and Critical Care 52

11 Critical Care Pharmacology 64

12 Interpretation of Lab and Basic Diagnostic Tests 80

13 Introduction to Trauma 86

14 Neurologic Trauma 91

15 Thoracic Trauma: Assessment and Management 100

16 Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma 108

17 Face/Ear/Ocular/Neck Trauma 116

18 Burns and Electrical Injuries 124

19 Principles of Orthopedic Care 135

20 Special Patients: Pediatric, Geriatric, and Obstetrical Trauma 141

21 Pulmonary Emergencies 150

22 Cardiovascular Emergencies 162

23 Neurologic Emergencies 175

24 Gastrointestinal Emergencies 191

25 Renal and Acid-Base Emergencies 200

26 Infectious Disease Emergencies 206

27 Pediatric Medical Emergencies 219

28 High-Risk Obstetrical/Gynecological Emergencies 227

29 Neonatal Emergencies 234

30 Environmental Emergencies 243

31 Diving Emergencies 249

32 Toxicological Emergencies 255

33 Weapons of Mass Destruction 267

34 Organ Donation and Retrieval 275

35 Quality Improvement in Critical Care Transport 279

36 Communications and Documentation 282

37 The Critical Care Paramedic in the Hospital Environment 286

Answer Key 289

Final Review: Practice Examination 315

Answers for Final Review 339

Index 342

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