What is included with this book?
If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils emergency airway and respiratory management to its most essential, must-know points, your search ends here! EMS Respiratory Emergency Management Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of the basics of performing this critical procedure. This guide gives you the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as an EMT or paramedic once you start your career. You will learn how to perform an assessment of a patient's airway, manage his or her ventilation, utilize RSI, use best practices for special patient populations, and more.
Studying is easy and effective with key objectives, important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and Q&As throughout the book.
This fast and easy guide offers:
Simple enough for a student, but comprehensive enough for a professional, EMS Respiratory Emergency Management DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential, often life-saving topic.
Chapter 1 - Airway Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 2 - Acid Base Balance, Blood Gas Analysis
Chapter 3 - Physiology of Apnea and Hypoxia
Chapter 4 - Pulse Oximetry and Capnography
Chapter 5 - Oxygen Delivery Devices and Bag Valve Mask Ventilation
Chapter 6 - Emergency Respiratory Pharmacology
Chapter 7 - Respiratory Emergencies
Chapter 8 - RSI - Why and How to Do it
Chapter 9 - Endotracheal Intubation
Chapter 10 - Post-Intubation Management
Chatper 11 - Airway Devices for Difficult Airway Management, Extraglottic (Supraglottic) Devices
Chapter 12 - Special Clinial Circumstances (Airway Management of Trauma Patients, Pediatric and Geriatric patients)
Chapter 13 - Use of Pre-hospital Ventilators
Chapter 14 - CPAP/BiPAP