9781591610076

Emergency Pathophysiology: Clinical Applications for Prehospital Care

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  • ISBN13:

    9781591610076

  • ISBN10:

    1591610079

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 5/15/2013
  • Publisher: Teton NewMedia
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Summary

Luke Air Force Base, AZ. Text offers a concise understanding of the known principles behind the science and practice of prehospital care, only briefly covered in modern paramedic and related emergency medicine courses. Chapters include: general principles, respiratory and cardiovascular pathophysiology, and shock. Softcover. DNLM: Emergency Medical Services.

Author Biography

Sam Galvagno is a United States Air Force flight surgeon for the 63rd F-16 fighter squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Section I General Principles
1: CELL PHYSIOLOGY
3(8)
2: BODY FLUIDS AND FLUID THERAPY
11(10)
3: OXYGEN TRANSPORT
21(8)
4: THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
29(8)
5: PHARMACOKINETICS
37(8)
Section II Respiratory Pathophysiology
6: PULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
45(14)
7: ASTHMA
59(12)
8: CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
71(8)
9: PULMONARY EMBOLISM
79
Section III Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
10: BASIC CARDIAC PHYSIOLOGY
89(12)
11: CARDIAC DYSRHYTHMIAS
101(12)
12: ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES I: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
113(6)
13: ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES II: ANGINA
119(10)
14: ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES III: ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
129(20)
15: HEART FAILURE
149(20)
16: HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES AND URGENCIES
169(16)
Section IV Shock
17: HYPOVOLEMIC SHOCK
185(12)
18: ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK
197(8)
19: SEPTIC SHOCK
205(14)
Section V Endocrine Disorders
20: DIABETIC EMERGENCIES
219(14)
21: ADRENAL AND THYROID EMERGENCIES
233(16)
Section VI Gastrointestinal Emergencies
22: THE ACUTE ABDOMEN
249(12)
23: GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING
261(10)
Section VII Infectious Diseases
24: PNEUMONIA
271(12)
25: INFECTIOUS DISEASE EMERGENCIES
283(20)
Section VIII Neurological Disorders
26: ACUTE CEREBRAL INFARCTION
303(16)
27: STATUS EPILEPTICUS
319(10)
28: NEUROLOGICAL TRAUMA
329(22)
Section IX Environmental Emergencies
29: HYPOTHERMIA
351(10)
30: HEAT STROKE AND HEAT EXHAUSTION
361(12)
Appendices
I: PHARMACOLOGY OF RAPID SEQUENCE INTUBATION
373(10)
II: ESSENTIALS OF 12-LEAD ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
383(8)
III: ESSENTIALS OF ACID-BASE INTERPRETATION
391(6)
Index 397

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