EMS Respiratory Emergency Management DeMYSTiFieD

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-02-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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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:

  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • Coverage of essential airway management techniques
  • Chapter review questions with answer explanations
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

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.

Table of Contents

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


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