ISBN-10:
0133154440
ISBN-13:
9780133154443
Pub. Date:
09/24/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach Plus NEW MyBradyLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach Plus NEW MyBradyLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 1

by Melissa Alexander, Richard Belle

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ISBN-13: 9780133154443
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 09/24/2012
Series: Advanced EMT Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1200
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 4.90(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: PREPARING FOR ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN PRACTICE

Chapter 1: Introduction to Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Practice

Chapter 2: Emergency Medical Services, Health Care, and Public Health Systems

Chapter 3: Workforce Wellness and Personal Safety

Chapter 4: Ethical and Medical/Legal Considerations in Advanced EMT Practice

Chapter 5: Ambulance Operations and Responding to EMS Calls

Chapter 6: Communication and Teamwork

SECTION 2: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH, AND DISEASE

Chapter 7: Medical Terminology

Chapter 8: Human Body Systems

Chapter 9: Life-Span Development and Cultural Considerations

Chapter 10: Pathophysiology: Selected Impairments of Homeostasis

SECTION 3: PHARMACOLOGY

Chapter 11: Pharmacology

Chapter 12: Medication Administration

Chapter 13: Medications

SECTION 4: ASSESSMENT AND INITIAL MANAGEMENT

Chapter 14: General Approach to Patient Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

Chapter 15: Primary Assessment

Chapter 16: Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygenation

Chapter 17: Resuscitation: Managing Shock and Cardiac Arrest

Chapter 18: Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices

Chapter 19: History Taking, Secondary Assessment, and Reassessment

SECTION 5: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

Chapter 20: Respiratory Emergencies (Sample Chapter)

Chapter 21: Cardiovascular Emergencies

Chapter 22: Neurological Disorders

Chapter 23: Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 24: Abdominal Pain and Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 25: Renal, Genitourinary, and Gynecologic Disorders

Chapter 26: Hematological Disorders

Chapter 27: Immunological Disorders

Chapter 28: Infectious Illnesses

Chapter 29: Non-traumatic Musculoskeletal and Soft-Tissue Disorders

Chapter 30: Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Oral Cavity

Chapter 31: Mental Illness and Behavioral Emergencies

Chapter 32: Toxicological Emergencies

SECTION 6: TRAUMA

Chapter 33: Trauma Systems and Incident Command

Chapter 34: Mechanisms of Injury, Trauma Assessment, and Trauma Triage Criteria

Chapter 35: Soft-Tissue Injuries and Burns

Chapter 36: Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 37: Head, Brain, Face, and Neck Injuries

Chapter 38: Thoracic Trauma

Chapter 39: Abdominal Trauma

Chapter 40: Spine Injuries

Chapter 41: Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 42: Multisystems Trauma and Trauma Resuscitation

SECTION 7: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS

Chapter 43: Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn

Chapter 44: Pediatric Emergencies

Chapter 45: Geriatrics

Chapter 46: Patients with Special Challenges

SECTION 8: RESCUE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS

Chapter 47: Rescue Operations and Vehicle Extrication

Chapter 48: Hazardous Materials

Chapter 49: Response to Terrorism and Disasters

APPENDICES

Appendix 1: Endotracheal Intubation

Appendix 2: Advanced ECG Recognition

Appendix 3: Adult Intraosseous Infusion

Appendix 4: Additional Emergency Medications

ANSWER KEY

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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