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Emergency Medical Technician: The Workbook / Edition 1

Emergency Medical Technician: The Workbook / Edition 1

by Barbara Aehlert


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Emergency Medical Technician: The Workbook / Edition 1

This workbook provides you with an opportunity to review and master the concepts and skills introduced in Barbara Aehkert's textbook, Emergency Medical Technician: EMT in Action, 1e.

Together, your textbook and this workbook form a complete learning package. Emergency Medical Technician: EMT in Action , First Edition, will help you prepare to provide safe and immediate patient care and to work effectively as part of an EMS team.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073196282
Publisher: Career Education
Publication date: 01/25/2008
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Barbara Aehlert is the President of Southwest EMS Education, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona and Pursley, Texas. She has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years with clinical experience in medical/surgical and critical care nursing and, for the past 18 years, in prehospital education. Barbara is an active CPR, First Aid, ACLS, and PALS instructor and takes a special interest in teaching basic dysrhythmia recognition to nurses and paramedics. She is a consultant with the Southwest Ambulance paramedic program in Mesa, Arizona, and an active member of the Pursley, Texas, Volunteer Fire Department.

Table of Contents

Division 1: Preparatory

Chapter 1: Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
Chapter 2: The Well-Being of the Emergency Medical Technician
Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Issues
Chapter 4: The Human Body
Chapter 5: Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History
Chapter 6: Lifting and Moving Patients

Division 2: Airway

Chapter 7: Airway and Breathing

Division 3: Patient Assessment

Chapter 8: Scene Size-Up
Chapter 9: Patient Assessment
Chapter 10: Communications
Chapter 11: Documentation

Division 4: Medical-Behavioral Emergencies and Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chapter 12: Pharmacology
Chapter 13: Respiratory Emergencies
Chapter 14: Cardiovascular Emergencies
Chapter 15: Diabetes and Altered Mental Status
Chapter 16: Allergic Reactions
Chapter 17: Poisoning and Overdose
Chapter 18: Environmental Emergencies
Chapter 19: Behavioral Emergencies
Chapter 20: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division 5: Trauma

Chapter 21: Bleeding and Shock
Chapter 22: Soft-Tissue Injuries
Chapter 23: Musculoskeletal Care
Chapter 24: Injuries to the Head and Spine
Chapter 25: Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia

Division 6: Infants and Children

Chapter 26: Infant and Child Emergency Care

Division 7: Operations

Chapter 27: Emergency Vehicle Operations
Chapter 28: Gaining Access
Chapter 29: Special Response Situations

Division 8: Advanced Airway (Elective)

Chapter 30: Advanced AirwayTechniques

Appendix A: CPR
Appendix B: Older Adults
Appendix C: IV Monitoring
Appendix D: Weapons of Mass Destruction
Appendix E: Rural and Frontier EMS

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