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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.
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.
Posted June 26, 2008
This review book does a decent job covering every topic in the paramedic curriculum. Questions are similar to those on the actual test, with detailed answers for each question. There are a few errors between the questions and answers. But nevertheless, it was a good review. The book is defiantly helpful for recerts, but if your planning to cram for the test, this is NOT the book for you. Give yourself plenty of time!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.