9781401891527

The EMT Basic Exam Review

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  • ISBN13:

    9781401891527

  • ISBN10:

    1401891527

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/4/2005
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Written to meet the DOT National Standard Curriculum The EMT-Basic Exam Review will assist anyone preparing to become certified as an EMT-Basic. There are 1,500 questions included in 33 chapters which cover the cognitive and affective objectives in the DOT National Standard Curriculum. The questions reflect the state and national EMS exams to better prepare learners for the exam. For those who want even more review a CD-ROM is included containing two fulllength practice exams with the rationales for the correct and incorrect answers.

Table of Contents

About the Author vi
Preface vii
Acknowledgments viii
SECTION I PREPARATORY
1(32)
Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
3(4)
Well-Being of the EMT-B
7(5)
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
12(6)
The Human Body
18(5)
Baseline Vital Signs and Sample History
23(5)
Lifting and Moving Patients
28(5)
SECTION II AIRWAY
33(12)
Airway
35(10)
SECTION III PATIENT ASSESSMENT
45(36)
Scene Size-Up
47(4)
Initial Assessment
51(5)
Focused History and Physical Exam---Trauma Patient
56(4)
Focused History and Physical Exam---Medical Patient
60(4)
Detailed Physical Exam
64(4)
Ongoing Assessment
68(4)
Communications
72(4)
Documentation
76(5)
SECTION IV MEDICAL/BEHAVIORAL EMERGENCIES AND OBSTETRICAL/GYNECOLOGY
81(56)
General Pharmacology
83(4)
Respiratory Emergencies
87(6)
Cardiovascular Emergencies
93(11)
Diabetes, Altered Mental Status, and Seizures
104(6)
Allergies
110(5)
Poisoning/Overdose
115(5)
Environmental Emergencies
120(6)
Behavioral Emergencies
126(4)
Obstetrics/Gynecology
130(7)
SECTION V TRAUMA
137(32)
Bleeding and Shock
139(5)
Soft-Tissue Injuries
144(10)
Musculoskeletal Care
154(5)
Injuries to the Head and Spine
159(10)
SECTION VI INFANTS AND CHILDREN
169(12)
Infants and Children
171(10)
SECTION VII OPERATIONS
181(20)
Ambulance Operations
183(7)
Gaining Access
190(4)
Overviews
194(7)
SECTION VIII ADVANCED AIRWAY (ELECTIVE OR OPTIONAL SECTION)
201(11)
Advanced Airway
203(9)
Appendix A Answer Key with Rationales 212(51)
Appendix B Tips for Preparing for a Practical Skills Examination 263(2)
Appendix C National Registry Practical Exam Forms 265

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