Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured / Edition 11 available in Hardcover
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:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.10(d)|
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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