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The Paramedic Review / Edition 1

The Paramedic Review / Edition 1


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Ideal for review courses, The Paramedic Review is a must-have tool for students preparing for either State or National Certification Exams. It includes over 2000 multiple choice style questions based on the revised DOT EMT-Paramedic curriculum objectives and content. The exam questions are written in a style similar to those found on State and National Exams and are easy to read. To ensure adequate practice, the more complex content chapters have more questions to ensure students are truly prepared. Delmar's Why-Driven EMS Enrichment, is the companion text that explains the rationale for answers to the exam review questions. This is an indispensable tool for all paramedic students preparing for their certification exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766831186
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: Delmar's Exam Review Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Bob Elling, REMT-P has been involved in EMS since 1975. He is an active paramedic in upstate NY, National Faculty for the AHA, and Regional Faculty for the NYS Bureau of EMS. Bob is also a Professor of Management for Andrew Jackson University as well as a BLS Guidelines 2005 Editor/Writer for the American Heart Association. He has served as a paramedic and lieutenant for NYC EMS, Program Director for the Hudson Valley Community College's Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine, Associate Director of the NYS EMS Program, and the Education Coordinator for PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. Bob is an author/coauthor of many books including: Principles of Assessment in EMS and IRM, Why-Driven EMS Enrichment, Co-author of the National First Responder, Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate curriculia.

Kirsten M. Elling is a Career Paramedic for the Town of Colonie in upstate New York She is a New York State Department of Health EMS Regional Faculty member, and an American Heart Association Regional Faculty member

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Well-Being of the EMS Provider. Chapter 2: EMS Systems, Roles and Responsibilities. Chapter 3: Illness and Injury Prevention. Chapter 4: Medical/Legal Issues. Chapter 5: Ethical Issues for the EMS Provider. Chapter 6: General Principles of Pathology. Chapter 7: Pharmacology. Chapter 8: Medication Administration. Chapter 9: Therapeutic Communication. Chapter 10: Life Span Development. Chapter 11: Airway Management and Ventilation. Chapter 12: History Taking. Chapter 13: Techniques of Physical Examination. Chapter 14: Overview: Patient Assessment. Chapter 15: Scene Size-Up, Initial Assessment. Chapter 16: Focused History and Physical Exam: Medical. Chapter 17: Focused History and Physical Exam: Trauma. Chapter 18: Assessment Based Management. Chapter 19: Clinical Decision Making and On-Going Assessment. Chapter 20: Communications. Chapter 21: Documentation. Chapter 22: Pulmonary /Respiratory. Chapter 23: Cardiology. Chapter 24: Neurology. Chapter 25: Endocrinology. Chapter 26: Allergies and Anaphylaxis. Chapter 27: Gastroenterology & Urology. Chapter 28: Toxicology. Chapter 29: Environmental Conditions. Chapter 30: Infectious and Communicable Diseases. Chapter 31: Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders. Chapter 32: Hematology. Chapter 33: Gynecology and Obstetrics. Chapter 34: Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury. Chapter 35: Hemorrhage and Shock. Chapter 36: Soft Tissue Trauma. Chapter 37: Burns. Chapter 38: Head and Facial Trauma. Chapter 39: Spinal Trauma. Chapter 40: Thoracic Trauma. Chapter 41: Abdominal Trauma. Chapter 42: Musculoskeletal Trauma. Chapter 43: Neonatology. Chapter 44: Pediatrics. Chapter 45: Geriatrics, Abuse and Assault. Chapter 46: The Challenged Patient. Chapter 47: Acute Interventions in the Home Care Patient. Chapter 48: Ambulance Operations and Medical Incident Command. Chapter 49: Rescue Awareness Operations. Chapter 50: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations. Chapter 51: Crime Scenes Awareness. Chapter 52: CPR and Resuscitation. Index.Supraventricular Dysrhythmias - Part Two. Chapter Thirteen: Supraventricular Dysrhythmias - Self Assessment Tracings.

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The Paramedic Review 1.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Our Paramedic course was taught using the 5 volumes published by Brady. In an attempt to review for the National Registry exam I purchased this review guide to expose myself to different question formats and expanded knowledge base. This guide was no more than a duplicate of the supplemental workbooks that can be purchased with the original texts, so do not waste your money unless you are looking for a redundant review.