Emergency Care And Transportation Of The Sick And Injured / Edition 11 available in Paperback
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 standardsfrom PHTLS to NASEMSOand 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 processthe 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.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.00(d)|
Table of ContentsSECTION 1
PREPARING TO BE AN EMT-B 1
Chapter 1 Introduction to Emergency Medical Care 2
Chapter 2 The Well-Being of the EMT-B 16
Chapter 3 Medicolegal and Ethical Issues 40
Chapter 4 The Human Body 52
Chapter 5 Vital Signs and Patient History 94
Chapter 6 Lifting and Moving Patients 110
SECTION 2 AIRWAY 138
Chapter 7 The Mechanics of Breathing 140
Chapter 8 Airway and Ventilation 154
Chapter 9 Airway Adjuncts and Oxygen Equipment 180
Chapter 10 Advanced Airway Management 196
PATIENT ASSESSMENT 230
Chapter 11 Scene Size-up and Initial Assessment 232
Chapter 12 Patient Assessment 248
Chapter 13 Communications and Documentation 276
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES 304
Chapter 14 General Pharmacology 306
Chapter 15 Respiratory Emergencies 320
Chapter 16 Cardiac Emergencies 342
Chapter 17 Diabetic Emergencies 372
Chapter 18 Allergies and Poisoning 382
Chapter 19 Environmental Emergencies 404
Chapter 20 Behavioral Emergencies 428
Chapter 21 Obstetrics and Gynecology 436
SECTION 5 TRAUMA 460
Chapter 22 Bleeding and Shock 462
Chapter 23 Soft Tissue Injuries 488
Chapter 24 Musculoskeletal Care 514
Chapter 25 Injuries to the Head and Spine 558
INFANTS AND CHILDREN 590
Chapter 26 Infants and Children 592
Chapter 27 Ambulance Operations 618
Chapter 28 Scene Techniques 640
A BLS Review 666
B Infection Control 694
C Fundamentals of Extrication 710