ISBN-10:
128408017X
ISBN-13:
9781284080179
Pub. Date:
03/01/2016
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured / Edition 11

Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured / Edition 11

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
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Overview

In 1971, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) published the first edition of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured and laid the foundation of EMS training. Today, the Eleventh Edition transforms how EMS education is delivered throughout the world and helps develop world-class EMS providers around the globe..

Based on the National EMS Education Standards and the 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines, the Eleventh Edition offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures students’ comprehension and encourages critical thinking. New cognitive and didactic material is presented, along with new skills and features, to create a robust and innovative EMT training solution.
Today, the AAOS suite of EMS educational resources, from first aid and CPR to critical care transport, is the gold standard in training programs by offering exceptional content and instructional resources that meet the diverse needs of today’s educators and students.
Current State-of-the-Art Medical Content
The Eleventh Edition aligns with current medical standards—from PHTLS to NASEMSO—and incorporates evidence-based medical concepts to ensure students and instructors have accurate, insightful interpretation of medical science as it applies to prehospital medicine today.
Application to Real-World EMS
Through evolving patient case studies in each chapter, the Eleventh Edition gives students real-world context to apply the knowledge gained in the chapter, clarifying how the information is used to care for patients in the field, and pushing students to engage in critical thinking and discussion.
A Foundation for Life
The Eleventh Edition is built on the premise that students need a solid foundation in the basics and then appropriate reinforcement. The Eleventh Edition provides students with a comprehensive understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical terminology. Concepts are briefly reviewed within related subsequent chapters, solidifying the foundational knowledge and offering a context when studying specific emergencies.

Patient Assessment, a critical topic, is presented as a single, comprehensive chapter, to ensure students understand patient assessment as a single, integrated process—the way providers actually practice it in the field. Core concepts of Patient Assessment are reinforced in clinical chapters, where the unique aspects of the illness or injury are highlighted.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284080179
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1582
Sales rank: 42,582
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

With more than 38,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (aaos.org or orthoinfo.org), is the premier not-for-profit organization that provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions the interests of patients and advances the highest quality of musculoskeletal health. Orthopaedic surgeons and the Academy are the authoritative sources of information for patients and the general public on musculoskeletal conditions, treatments and related issues. More than one in four Americans have bone or joint health problems, making them the greatest cause of lost work days in the U.S. When orthopaedic surgeons restore mobility and reduce pain, they help people get back to work and to independent, productive lives. Orthopaedic surgeons keep this “Nation in Motion.” To learn more about A Nation in Motion campaign, or to read hundreds of patient stories or to submit your own story, visit ANationInMotion.org.

Table of Contents

Section1 Preparatory
Chapter1 EMS Systems
Chapter2 Workforce Safety and Wellness
Chapter3 Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
Chapter4 Communications and Documentation
Chapter5 Medical Terminology
Chapter6 The Human Body
Chapter7 Life Span Development
Chapter8 Lifting and Moving Patients
Section2 Patient Assessment
Chapter9 Patient Assessment
Section3 Airway
Chapter10 Airway Management
Section4 Pharmacology
Chapter11 Principles of Pharmacology
Section5 Shock and Resuscitation
Chapter12 Shock
Chapter13 BLS Resuscitation
Section6 Medical
Chapter14 Medical Overview
Chapter15 Respiratory Emergencies
Chapter16 Cardiovascular Emergencies
Chapter17 Neurologic Emergencies
Chapter18 Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies
Chapter19 Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies
Chapter20 Immunologic Emergencies
Chapter21 Toxicology
Chapter22 Psychiatric Emergencies
Chapter23 Gynecologic Emergencies
Section7 Trauma
Chapter24 Trauma Overview
Chapter25 Bleeding
Chapter26 Soft-Tissue Injuries
Chapter27 Face and Neck Injuries
Chapter28 Head and Spine Injuries
Chapter29 Chest Injuries
Chapter30 Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries
Chapter31 Orthopaedic Injuries
Chapter32 Environmental Emergencies
Section8 Special Patient Populations
Chapter33 Obstetrics and Neonatal Care
Chapter34 Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter35 Geriatric Emergencies
Chapter36 Patients With Special Challenges
Section9 EMS Operations
Chapter37 Transport Operations
Chapter38 Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
Chapter39 Incident Management
Chapter40 Terrorism Response and Disaster Management
Chapter41 The Team Approach to Healthcare

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