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(eBook) (PDF) Emergency Care, 14th edition

$29.90

By
Daniel J. Limmer, 
Michael F. O’Keefe, 
Edward T. Dickinson

Description

Overview

Emergency Care prepares you for modern EMS practice by combining foundational National EMS Education Standards with dynamic critical-thinking features.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) – Copyright © 2021
ISBN-13: 9780136873242
Subject: Emergency Services (BRADY)
Category: Emergency Medical Technician

SECTION 1: FOUNDATIONS

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

SECTION 2: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, RESPIRATION, AND ARTIFICIAL VENTILATION

  1. Airway Management
  2. Respiration and Artificial Ventilation

SECTION 3: PATIENT ASSESSMENT

  1. Scene Size-Up
  2. Primary Assessment
  3. Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices
  4. Principles of Assessment
  5. Secondary Assessment
  6. Reassessment
  7. Communication and Documentation

SECTION 4: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

  1. General Pharmacology
  2. Respiratory Emergencies
  3. Cardiac Emergencies
  4. Resuscitation
  5. Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status
  6. Allergic Reaction
  7. Infectious Diseases and Sepsis
  8. Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies
  9. Abdominal Emergencies
  10. Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide
  11. 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. 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