Prehospital Emergency Care / Edition 10

Prehospital Emergency Care / Edition 10

ISBN-10:
0133369137
ISBN-13:
9780133369137
Pub. Date:
07/22/2013
Publisher:
Pearson
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Overview

Prehospital Emergency Care / Edition 10

Prehospital Emergency Care , Tenth Edition, meets the National EMS Education Standards and is the most complete resource for EMT-B training. This best-selling, student-friendly book contains clear, step-by-step explanations with comprehensive, stimulating, and challenging material that prepares users for real on-the-job situations. Featuring case studies, state-of-the-art scans, algorithms, protocols, and the inclusion of areas above and beyond the DOT protocols, the tenth edition effectively prepares students for success. The assessment and emergency care sections provide the most up-to-date strategies for providing competent care; and the enrichment sections further enhance students’ ability to assess and manage ill and injured patients in prehospital environments. The text’s table of contents is organized to follow the National EMS Educational Standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133369137
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/22/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1440
Sales rank: 15,191
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1

Standard Preparatory

Standard Public Health

1. Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research, and Public Health

2. Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT

3. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

4. Documentation

5. Communication

6. Lifting and Moving Patients

PART 2

Standard Anatomy and Physiology

Standard Medical Terminology

7. Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology

PART 3

Standard Pathophysiology

8. Pathophysiology

PART 4

Standard Life Span Development

9. Life Span Development

PART 5

Standard Airway Management, Respiration, and Artificial Ventilation

10. Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation

PART 6

Standard Assessment

11. Baseline Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking

12. Scene Size-Up

13. Patient Assessment

PART 7

Standard Pharmacology

14. Pharmacology and Medication Administration

PART 8

Standard Shock and Resuscitation

15. Shock and Resuscitation

PART 9

Standard Medicine

16. Respiratory Emergencies

17. Cardiovascular Emergencies

18. Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache

19. Seizures and Syncope

20. Acute Diabetic Emergencies

21. Anaphylactic Reactions

22. Toxicologic Emergencies

23. Abdominal, Gynecologic, Genitourinary, and Renal Emergencies

24. Environmental Emergencies

25. Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies

26. Behavioral Emergencies

PART 10

Standard Trauma

27. Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System

28. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma

29. Burns

30. Musculoskeletal Trauma

31. Head Trauma

32. Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Trauma

33. Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma

34. Chest Trauma

35. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

36. Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations

PART 11

Standard Special Patient Populations

37. Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn

38. Pediatrics

39. Geriatrics

40. Patients with Special Challenges

41. The Returning Combat Veteran

PART 12

Standard EMS Operations

42. Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response

43. Gaining Access and Patient Extrication

44. Hazardous Materials

45. Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management

46. EMS Response to Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

Appendix 1. ALS-Assist Skills

Appendix 2. Advanced Airway Management

Answer Key

Glossary

Index

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book!!! BUT........ The book is so heavy and big, with a paperback it is very difficult to keep it in good shape. I rented it but the cover tore after I did everything I could to prevent this and Barnes and Nobles wants me to pay them the buy out fee. Sooo not a good book to rent unless there is a hardback out there somewhere. GOOD LUCK!