Workbook for Paramedic Practice Today - 2-Volume Set: Above and Beyond

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Designed to accompany the two-volume set of Paramedic Practice Today: Above and Beyond, these workbooks provide practice and reinforcement of the key material covered in the textbooks. The workbooks correspond to each volume of the textbooks chapter for chapter!

• Chapter Objectives serve as a checklist for learning.
• Multiple question formats include matching, short answer, multiple choice, true/false, labeling, drug dosage calculations, and case studies, testing your knowledge in a number of different ways.
• Short-answer questions often show your strengths and weaknesses most accurately, because you must think of the answer entirely on your own.
• Multiple-choice questions prepare you for this popular testing format.
• Labeling questions help visual learners.
• Case studies help you integrate your knowledge with real-life situations.
• Chapter Summaries provide bulleted lists of the main points in the book and serve as a reminder of the material covered in each volume of the textbooks.
• An answer key with rationales is included for all of the items in each workbook.
• A glossary includes key terms from both volumes of the textbook, providing you with a comprehensive quick reference for unfamiliar words.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323043908
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/18/2009
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1

Division 1: Preparatory

1. EMS Safety and Well-Being of the Paramedic

2. Roles and Responsibilities

3. Illness/Injury Prevention

4. Legal and Regulatory Issues

5. Ethics

6. Medical Terminology Review

7. Body Systems

8. Pathophysiology

9. Life Span Development

10. Public Health Principles

Division 2: Pharmacology

11. Basic Principles of Pharmacology

12. Drug and Chemical Classes

13. Medication Administration

Division 3: Airway Management and Ventilation

14. Airway and Ventilation

Division 4: Patient Assessment

15. Therapeutic Communications

16. History Taking

17. Patient Assessment

18. Communications

19. Documentation

Division 5: Medical

20. Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, and Throat Disorders

21. Pulmonary Disorders

22. Cardiovascular Disorders

23. Nervous System Disorders

24. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders

25. Immune System Disorders

26. Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders

27. Renal and Urogenital Disorders

28. Musculoskeletal Disorders

29. Cutaneous Disorders

30. Toxicology

31. Infectious and Communicable Diseases

32. Behavioral/Psychiatric Disorders

33. Hematologic Disorders

Division 6: Shock

34. Shock and Resuscitation


A. Answer Key

B. NREMT Skills Sheets


Volume 2

Division 7: Special Patient Populations

35. Obstetrics and Gynecology

36. Neonatology

37. Pediatrics

38. Geriatrics

39. Abuse and Assault

40. Patients with Special Challenges

41. Societal Issues

42. Care for the Patient with a Chronic Illness

Division 8: Trauma

43. Trauma Systems/Mechanism of Injury

44. Bleeding

45. Soft Tissue Trauma

46. Burns

47. Head and Face Trauma

48. Spinal Trauma

49. Thoracic Trauma

50. Abdominal Trauma

51. Musculoskeletal Trauma

52. Environmental Conditions

53. Farm Rescue

54. Wilderness EMS

Division 9: Putting It All Together

55. Assessment-Based Management

56. Clinical Decision Making

57. Air and Ground Critical Care Transport

Division 10: Operations

58. Access and Response

59. Crime Scene Operations

60. Dispatch Activities

61. Emergency Vehicle Operations

62. EMS Operations Command and Control

63. Extrication/Rescue

64. Hazmat

65. Tactical EMS

Division 11: Disaster and Domestic Preparedness Issues (WMD)

66. Disaster and Domestic Preparedness (WMD)


A. Answer Key

B. NREMT Skills Sheets

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