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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.
|Chapter 1||Introduction to Emergency Medical Care||1|
|Chapter 2||Well-Being of the EMT-Basic||10|
|Chapter 3||Medicolegal and Ethical Issues||18|
|Chapter 4||The Human Body||25|
|Chapter 5||Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History||42|
|Chapter 6||Lifting and Moving Patients||50|
|Chapter 8||Scene Size-up||66|
|Chapter 9||Initial Assessment||71|
|Chapter 10||Focused History and Physical Examination of Trauma Patients||77|
|Chapter 11||Focused History and Physical Examination of Medical Patients||84|
|Chapter 12||Detailed Physical Examination||92|
|Chapter 13||Ongoing Assessment||97|
|Chapter 16||General Pharmacology||120|
|Chapter 17||Respiratory Emergencies||127|
|Chapter 18||Cardiovascular Emergencies||136|
|Chapter 19||Altered Mental Status||148|
|Chapter 21||Poisoning and Overdoses||164|
|Chapter 22||Environmental Emergencies||172|
|Chapter 23||Behavioral Emergencies||184|
|Chapter 24||Obstetrics and Gynecology||192|
|Chapter 25||Bleeding and Shock||204|
|Chapter 26||Soft Tissue Injuries||214|
|Chapter 27||Chest and Abdominal Trauma||226|
|Chapter 28||Musculoskeletal Care||234|
|Chapter 29||Injuries to the Head and Spine||244|
|Chapter 30||Infants and Children||256|
|Chapter 31||Ambulance Operations||268|
|Chapter 32||Gaining Access||276|
|Chapter 33||Disasters and Hazardous Materials||283|
|Chapter 34||Advanced Airway Management||292|
|Chapter 35||Weapons of Mass Destruction and the EMT||302|
|Chapter 36||Geriatric Emergencies||312|
|Appendix A||Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation||321|
|Appendix B||National Registry Skill Sheets||327|