Paramedic Emergency Care

Paramedic Emergency Care

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ISBN-13: 9780893037413
Publisher: Brady Publishing
Publication date: 06/19/1991
Pages: 1000

Table of Contents

I. PREHOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT.

1. Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic.
2. Emergency Medical Service Systems.
3. Medical-Legal Considerations of Emergency Care.
4. EMS Communications.
5. Rescue Operations.
6. Major Incident Response.
7. Stress Management in Emergency Services.

II. PREPARATORY INFORMATION

8. Medical Terminology.
9. Anatomy & Physiology.
10. Comprehensive Patient Assessment.
11. Airway Management and Ventilation.
12. Pathophysiology of Shock.
13. Emergency Pharmacology.

III. TRAUMA EMERGENCIES.

14. The Kinetics of Trauma.
15. Head, Neck, and Spine Trauma.
16. Body Cavity Trauma.
17. Musculoskeletal Injuries.
18. Soft-Tissue Trauma and Burns.
19. Shock Trauma Resuscitation.

IV. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.

20. Respiratory Emergencies.
21. Cardiovascular Emergencies.
22. Endocrine & Metabolic Emergencies.
23. Nervous System Emergencies.
24. Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, and Reproductive System Emergencies.
25. Anaphylaxis.
26. Toxicology and Substance Abuse.
27. Infectious Diseases.
28. En-vironmental Emergencies.
29. Emergencies in the Elderly Patient.
30. Pediatric Emergencies.

V. Obstetrical & Gynecological Emergencies.

31. Gynecological Emergencies.
32. Obstetrical Emergencies.
33. Emergency Management of the Neonate.

VI. Psychiatric Emergencies.

34. Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies.Appendix: 12 Lead ECG Monitoring and Interpretation.
Glossary.
Index.

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