9780130157928

Emergency Care

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130157928

  • ISBN10:

    0130157929

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

For EMT Basic courses.Emergency Care 9/E has prepared more students to pass state competency exams and/or the National Registry Exam than any other text on the market with well-organized, clearly presented content, thorough coverage of patient assessment, an accessible reading level, high quality artwork, and outstanding skill scans of equipment and procedures. Case studies and practical tips from the field tie chapter concepts to real world applications. Each chapter now sends students to the Companion Website where there are links to EMS-related sites. A new multimedia support package provides extra information to help students master concepts.

Table of Contents

Module 1 PREPARATORY
Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
2(12)
The Well-Being of the EMT-Basic
14(18)
Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues
32(14)
The Human Body
46(34)
Lifting and Moving Patients
80(24)
Module 2 AIRWAY
Airway Management
104(40)
Module 3 PATIENT ASSESSMENT
Scene Size-up
144(18)
The Initial Assessment
162(16)
Vital Signs and Sample History
178(18)
Assessment of the Trauma Patient
196(36)
Assessment of the Medical Patient
232(14)
Ongoing Assessment
246(10)
Pediatric, Adolescent, and Geriatric Assessment
256(22)
Communications
278(12)
Documentation
290(18)
Module 4 MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
General Pharmacology
308(12)
Respiratory Emergencies
320(16)
Cardiac Emergencies
336(34)
Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status
370(18)
Allergic Reactions
388(14)
Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies
402(22)
Environmental Emergencies
424(26)
Behavioral Emergencies
450(12)
Obstetrics and Gynecological Emergencies
462(28)
Putting It All Together for the Medical Patient
490(10)
Module 5 TRAUMA
Bleeding and Shock
500(24)
Soft-Tissue Injuries
524(40)
Musculoskeletal Injuries
564(48)
Injuries to the Head and Spine
612(40)
Putting It All Together for the Trauma Patient
652(8)
Module 6 INFANTS AND CHILDREN
Infants and Children
660(26)
Module 7 OPERATIONS
Ambulance Operations
686(32)
Gaining Access and Rescue Operations
718(22)
Special Operations
740(24)
Module 8 ADVANCED AIRWAY MANAGEMENT (ELECTIVE)
Advanced Airway Management
764(73)
Appendices
Appendix A ALS-Assist Skills
794(6)
Appendix B Stress in EMS
800(5)
Appendix C National Registry Skill Sheets
805(12)
Appendix D Basic Cardiac Life Support Review
817(20)
Reference Section 837(1)
Anatomy and Physiology Illustrations 838(12)
Atlas of Injuries 850(4)
Medical Terminology 854(8)
Glossary 862(11)
Index 873

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