9780323078283

Emergency Medical Technician: Making the Difference

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323078283

  • ISBN10:

    0323078281

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2013
  • Publisher: ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCE
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Summary

Immerse yourself in an unrivalled EMT learning experience with Emergency Medical Technician: Making the Difference. MosbyJems unbeatable combination of a text, DVD, and online resources teach you not only the skills you need to know, but the when and why to perform them. Youll discover step-by-step skills with detailed instructions and clear photos in the text, reinforced by case scenarios in every chapter. The DVD takes you even further, showing real EMTs performing the skills, up close! Youll use the workbook for review and test prep, and go online to access Evolve resources for deeper study. Put it all together, and you will learn! And when you learn, you succeed! Chapter Outlines, Lesson Goals, and Chapter Objectives begin each chapter. Step-by-Step Skills in the text are broken down with detailed instructions and clear photographs, allowing you to clearly see the skills you need to perform. The companion DVD contains more than 40 skills demonstrations, performed the right way by real practitioners. Plus, 20 medical animations demonstrate anatomy and physiology concepts and pathophysiological processes. Case Scenarios reinforce key concepts and skills, allowing you to see how core concepts are applied in the field. Ask Yourself critical thinking boxes promote problem solving skills. Teamwork boxes explain how EMTs interact with other professionals on specific tasks, addressing the need for cooperation. Special Considerations boxes address exceptions to the rules that you may encounter in the field. Special Populations boxes discuss common complications patients with special challenges may face and call attention to relevant cultural considerations. Nuts and Bolts review section at the end of each chapter contains Critical Points, a detailed Learning Checklist, Key Terms with definitions, and the National Standard Curriculum (NSC) Objectives giving you a one-stop refresher.

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