Workbook for EMT Prehospital Care / Edition 4

Workbook for EMT Prehospital Care / Edition 4

by Mark C. Henry, Edward R. Stapleton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323055052

ISBN-13: 9780323055055

Pub. Date: 01/22/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Strengthen your understanding of key content in all areas of prehospital care with over 1,900 engaging activities! Exercises help you look beyond “how” and explore the physiology and pathophysiology behind why procedures are performed. Complete coverage of objectives of the U.S. DOT National Standard Curriculum for the EMT-Basic and the National

Overview

Strengthen your understanding of key content in all areas of prehospital care with over 1,900 engaging activities! Exercises help you look beyond “how” and explore the physiology and pathophysiology behind why procedures are performed. Complete coverage of objectives of the U.S. DOT National Standard Curriculum for the EMT-Basic and the National Education Standards give you the knowledge and critical-thinking skills you need for success in exams and in the field.

• A variety of review questions, case studies with critical-thinking activities, crossword puzzles, labeling exercises, and a CPR refresher prepare you for exams and practice in the field.

• Skill sequencing exercises help you review the order of EMT skills.
• Updated patient assessment exercises include additional critical-thinking questions and help you apply concepts to real life practice.
• Content on abuse and assault prepares you to treat victims of domestic violence with empathy and respect and alerts you to potential dangers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323055055
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/22/2009
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Care

2. Well-Being of the EMT

3. Medicolegal and Ethical Issues

4. The Human Body

5. Lifting and Moving Patients

6. The Airway

7. Patient Assessment

8. Communications

9. Documentation

10. General Pharmacology

11. Respiratory Emergencies

12. Cardiovascular Emergencies

13. Altered Mental Status

14. Allergies

15. Poisoning and Overdoses

16. Environmental Emergencies

17. Behavioral Emergencies

18. Abuse and Assault

19. Obstetrics and Gynecology

20. Bleeding and Shock

21. Soft Tissue Injuries

22. Chest and Abdominal Emergencies

23. Musculoskeletal Care

24. Injuries to the Head and Spine

25. Infants and Children

26. Ambulance Operations

27. Gaining Access

28. Disasters and Hazardous Materials

29. Advanced Airway Management

30. Weapons of Mass Destruction and the EMT

31. Geriatric Emergencies

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