Workbook to Accompany EMT Prehospital Care / Edition 3

Workbook to Accompany EMT Prehospital Care / Edition 3

by Mark C. Henry, Edward Stapleton, Edward R. Stapleton, Eric Niegelberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323016499

ISBN-13: 9780323016490

Pub. Date: 12/05/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Thoroughly revised and updated, the Workbook to Accompany EMT Prehospital Care, Third Edition, reinforces the basic prinicples and skills needed to pass the National Registry or state EMT-Basic examination - and to successfully practice in the field.

Outstanding features include:
Approximately 1,950 questions in a variety of formats - including

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Overview

Thoroughly revised and updated, the Workbook to Accompany EMT Prehospital Care, Third Edition, reinforces the basic prinicples and skills needed to pass the National Registry or state EMT-Basic examination - and to successfully practice in the field.

Outstanding features include:
Approximately 1,950 questions in a variety of formats - including multiple-choice, true/false, matcing, fill-in-the-blank, and case studies - help you learn and understand essential EMS concepts.

Case studies in every chapter help you picture yourself as a "street EMT," responsible for the complete care of the patient. You identify the treatment order and priority for simulated patients - just like in the field!

Complete coverage of the cognitive obectives of the U.S. DOT EMT-Basic Curriculum gives you the knowledge and critical thinking skills you need for success in exams and in the field!

Anatomy labeling questions, crossword puzzles, and a CPR Review make reviewing convenient and fun.

National Registry Skill Sheets are included in an appendix to aid in skills review and practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323016490
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/05/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction to Emergency Medical Care1
Chapter 2Well-Being of the EMT-Basic10
Chapter 3Medicolegal and Ethical Issues18
Chapter 4The Human Body25
Chapter 5Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History42
Chapter 6Lifting and Moving Patients50
Chapter 7Airway57
Chapter 8Scene Size-up66
Chapter 9Initial Assessment71
Chapter 10Focused History and Physical Examination of Trauma Patients77
Chapter 11Focused History and Physical Examination of Medical Patients84
Chapter 12Detailed Physical Examination92
Chapter 13Ongoing Assessment97
Chapter 14Communications103
Chapter 15Documentation112
Chapter 16General Pharmacology120
Chapter 17Respiratory Emergencies127
Chapter 18Cardiovascular Emergencies136
Chapter 19Altered Mental Status148
Chapter 20Allergies156
Chapter 21Poisoning and Overdoses164
Chapter 22Environmental Emergencies172
Chapter 23Behavioral Emergencies184
Chapter 24Obstetrics and Gynecology192
Chapter 25Bleeding and Shock204
Chapter 26Soft Tissue Injuries214
Chapter 27Chest and Abdominal Trauma226
Chapter 28Musculoskeletal Care234
Chapter 29Injuries to the Head and Spine244
Chapter 30Infants and Children256
Chapter 31Ambulance Operations268
Chapter 32Gaining Access276
Chapter 33Disasters and Hazardous Materials283
Chapter 34Advanced Airway Management292
Chapter 35Weapons of Mass Destruction and the EMT302
Chapter 36Geriatric Emergencies312
Appendix ACardiopulmonary Resuscitation321
Appendix BNational Registry Skill Sheets327

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