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Emergency Care, 12th Edition

By Daniel J. Limmer, Michael F. O'Keefe, Harvey T. Grant, Bob Murray, J. David Bergeron, Edward T. Dickinson

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 28, 2011

Description

Emergency Care, Twelfth Edition, has set the standard for EMT training for over 30 years. Updated with the latest research and developments in emergency medical services, this edition meets the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC, providing all the practical information students need to succeed in the classroom and in the field. Using the National EMS Education Standards as a foundation, this edition goes beyond the Standards to provide the most current, accurate reflection of EMS practice today. Getting students to think like an EMT, the text integrates scientific principles in a way that's easy to understand, and a host of critical thinking features–including a new chapter, “Critical Thinking and Decision Making,”–helps students learn key concepts while getting a dose of the reality of being an EMT.

 

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Table of Contents

Section 1 – Foundations

  1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Services and the Health Care System
  2. The Well-being of the EMT
  3. Lifting and Moving Patients
  4. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  5. Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology
  6. Principles of Pathophysiology
  7. Life Span Development

Section 2 – Airway Management, Respiration, and Artificial Ventilation

  1. Airway Management
  2. Respiration and Artificial Ventilation (Sample Chapter)

Section 3 – Patient Assessment

  1. Scene Size-up
  2. The Primary Assessment
  3. Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices
  4. Assessment of the Trauma Patient (includes history-taking specific to the trauma patient)
  5. Assessment of the Medical Patient (includes history-taking specific to the medical patient)
  6. Reassessment
  7. Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  8. Communication and Documentation

Section 4 – Medical Emergencies

  1. General Pharmacology
  2. Respiratory Emergencies
  3. Cardiac Emergencies
  4. Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status
  5. Allergic Reaction
  6. Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies
  7. Abdominal Emergencies
  8. Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide
  9. Hematologic and Renal Emergencies

Section 5 – Trauma Emergencies

  1. Bleeding and Shock
  2. Soft Tissue Trauma
  3. Chest and Abdominal Trauma
  4. Musculoskeletal Trauma
  5. Trauma to the Head, Neck, and Spine
  6. Multisystem Trauma
  7. Environmental Emergencies

Section 6 – Special Populations

  1. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
  2. Pediatric Emergencies
  3. Geriatric Emergencies
  4. Emergencies for Patients with Special Challenges

Section 7 – Operations

  1. EMS Operations
  2. Hazardous Materials, Multiple-Casualty Incidents, and Incident Management
  3. Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication
  4. EMS Response to Terrorism  

Appendices

  1. Basic Cardiac Life Support Review
  2. Medical Terminology
  3. Glossary
  4. Answer Key 

Index

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