Prehospital Emergency Care PLUS MyLab BRADY with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

Prehospital Emergency Care PLUS MyLab BRADY with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

by Joseph J. Mistovich, Keith J. Karren

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ISBN-13: 9780134752327
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Sales rank: 1,319,757
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Joseph J. Mistovich, MEd, NRP, is Chairperson of the Department of Health Professions and a Professor at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He has more than 33 years of experience as an educator in emergency medical services. Mr. Mistovich received his Master of Education degree in Community Health Education from Kent State University in 1988. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science degree with a major in Allied Health in 1985, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Technology in 1982 from Youngstown State University. Mr. Mistovich is an author or coauthor of numerous EMS books and journal articles and is a frequent presenter at national and state EMS conferences.

Keith J. Karren, PhD, EMT-B, is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Health Science at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He has been a professional Health Science and EMS educator and author for 40 years. Dr. Karren received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Brigham Young University in 1969 and 1970 and his PhD in Health Science from Oregon State University in 1975. Dr. Karren was one of the earliest certified EMTs in Utah and helped found SAVERS, a community volunteer EMS ambulance association in Utah. Dr. Karren co-founded the Prehospital Emergency Care and Crisis Intervention Conference, held annually in Salt Lake City for 36 years, one of the premier EMS conferences in North America. Dr. Karren is the author or coauthor of numerous books on prehospital emergency care and health, including First Aid for Colleges and Universities, First Responder: A Skills Approach, and Mind/Body Health.

Table of Contents

PART 1: PREPARATORY AND 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: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
7. Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology

PART 3: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
8. Pathophysiology

PART 4: SPAN DEVELOPMENT
9. Life Span Development

PART 5: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, ARTIFICIAL VENTILATION, AND OXYGENATION
10. Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation

PART 6: ASSESSMENT
11. Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking
12. Scene Size-Up13. Patient Assessment

PART 7: GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY AND MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
14. General Pharmacology and Medication Administration

PART 8: SHOCK AND RESUSCITATION
15. Shock and Resuscitation

PART 9: MEDICINE
16. Respiratory Emergencies
17. Cardiovascular Emergencies
18. Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache
19. Seizures and Syncope
20. Acute Diabetic Emergencies
21. Allergic and Anaphylactic Reactions
22. Toxicologic Emergencies
23. Abdominal, Hematologic, Gynecologic, Genitourinary, and Renal Emergencies
24. Environmental Emergencies
25. Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies
26. Psychiatric Emergencies

PART 10: TRAUMA
27. Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System
28. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma
29. Burns
30. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Nontraumatic Fractures
31. Head Trauma
32. Spinal Trauma and Spine Motion Restriction
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: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS
37. Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn
38. Pediatrics
39. Geriatrics
40. Patients with Special Challenges
41. The Combat Veteran

PART 12: 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 Terrorist Incidents

Appendices
1. ALS-Assist Skills
2. Advanced Airway Management
3. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies

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