The Paramedic Exam Review / Edition 2

The Paramedic Exam Review / Edition 2

by Bob Elling, Kirsten M. Elling
     
 

Ideal for review course, this book is a must-have tool for students preparing for either State or National Certification Exams. It includes over 2,000 multiple choice style questions based on the current DOT EMTParamedic curriculum objectives and content. The exam questions are written in a style similar to those found on State and National Exams and are easy to

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Overview

Ideal for review course, this book is a must-have tool for students preparing for either State or National Certification Exams. It includes over 2,000 multiple choice style questions based on the current DOT EMTParamedic curriculum objectives and content. The exam questions are written in a style similar to those found on State and National Exams and are easy to read. To ensure adequate practice, the more complex content chapters have more questions to ensure students are truly prepared. Delmar's Why-Driven EMS Review, 2E, is the companion text that explains the rationale for answers to the exam review questions. This is an indispensable tool for all paramedic students preparing for their certification exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418038182
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/17/2007
Series:
Exam Review Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Bob Elling, REMT-P has been involved in EMS since 1975. He is an active paramedic in upstate NY, National Faculty for the AHA, and Regional Faculty for the NYS Bureau of EMS. Bob is also a Professor of Management for Andrew Jackson University as well as a BLS Guidelines 2005 Editor/Writer for the American Heart Association. He has served as a paramedic and lieutenant for NYC EMS, Program Director for the Hudson Valley Community College's Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine, Associate Director of the NYS EMS Program, and the Education Coordinator for PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. Bob is an author/coauthor of many books including: Principles of Assessment in EMS and IRM, Why-Driven EMS Enrichment, Co-author of the National First Responder, Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate curricula.

Kirsten (Kirt) Elling is a career paramedic who works for the Town of Colonie in upstate New York. She began EMS work in 1988 as an EMT/firefighter and has been a National Registered paramedic since 1991. She has been an EMS educator since 1990, teaching basic and advanced EMS programs at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine in Troy, New York. Kirt serves as Regional Faculty for the NYS DOH, Bureau of EMS and the American Heart Association. She has written numerous scripts for the EMS training video series PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. She is also the author and co-author of several books including The EMT-Basic Exam Review & The Emergency Medical Responder Exam Review, Why-Driven EMS Review, and The Paramedic Exam Review. Kirt was also a contributing author of the IPEM Paramedic Lab Manual, and an adjunct writer for the 1998 revision of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, EMT-Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate: National Standard Curricula and the 2007 Paramedic Practice Guidelines.

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Table of Contents

The Well-Being of the EMS Provider. EMS Systems, Roles and Responsibilities. Illness and Injury Prevention. Medical/Legal Issues. Ethical Issues for the EMS Provider. General Principles of Pathology. Pharmacology. Medication Administration. Life Span Development. Airway Management and Ventilation. Therapeutic Communications and History Taking. Techniques of Physical Examination. Overview: Patient Assessment. Scene Size-Up, Initial Assessment. Focused History and Physical Exam: Medical. Focused History and Physical Exam: Trauma. Assessment Based Management. Clinical Decision Making and On-Going Assessment. Communications. Documentation. Pulmonary /Respiratory. Cardiology. Neurology. Endocrinology. Allergies and Anaphylaxis. Gastroenterology & Urology. Toxicology. Environmental Conditions. Infectious and Communicable Diseases. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders. Hematology. Gynecology and Obstetrics. Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury. Hemorrhage and Shock. Soft Tissue Trauma. Burns. Head and Facial Trauma. Spinal Trauma. Thoracic Trauma. Abdominal Trauma. Musculoskeletal Trauma. Neonatology. Pediatrics. Geriatrics. The Challenged Patient. Acute Interventions in the Home Care Patient. Ambulance Operations and Medical Incident Command. Rescue Awareness Operations. Hazardous Materials Awareness,and Operations. Crime Scenes Awareness. Basic Life Support. Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Index.

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