McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Basic Exam Review, Third Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2015-08-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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Score your highest on the EMT-Basic exam with this rigorous, all-in-one study guide

If you want to ace the EMT-Basic exam, there is no better study partner than McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Basic review book. This indispensable study guide helps you think through pre-hospital medicine while covering every topic you must know on exam day.

Each chapter begins with a clinical scenario followed by a bulleted overview of key topics and summarized by retention-enhancing Q&A at the end of every chapter. You’ll also get valuable exam preparation tips, the do’s and don’ts of answering multiple-choice questions, and clinical pearls. An online question bank allows you to choose your questions by topic and hone in on your strengths and weaknesses to prepare you for exam day. McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Basic has everything you need to boost your confidence – and your test score.

Highlights Include:

  • High-yield outline format bolstered by Q&A, clinical scenarios, and easy-to-remember bulleted study material
  • Must-know theory adapted by the American Heart Association, Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, the National Education Standards, the National Incident Management System, and updated hazardous materials information for the first responder
  • A 150-question practice exam at the end of the book
  • Valuable exam preparation tips • Online question bank with 150 questions available at www.mcgrawhillemt.com

Table of Contents

Section 1: Preparatory

Chapter 1: Intro to Emergency Care

Chapter 2: Well-Being of the EMT

Chapter 3: Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Chapter 4: The Human Body

Chapter 5: Baseline Vital Signs and History Taking

Chapter 6: Preparing to Lift and Move Patients

Chapter 7: Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygen Therapy

Chapter 8: Scene Size-Up/Safety

Chapter 9: Patient Assessment

Chapter 10: Assessment of the Geriatric Patient

Chapter 11: Communications

Chapter 12: Documentation

Chapter 13: General Pharmacology

Chapter 14: Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 15: Cardiovascular Emergencies

Chapter 16: Automated External Defibrillation

Chapter 17: Altered Mental Status and Diabetic Emergencies

Chapter 18: Acute Stroke

Chapter 19: Seizures and Syncope

Chapter 20: Allergic Reactions

Chapter 21: Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies

Chapter 22: Drug and Alcohol Emergencies

Chapter 23: Acute Abdominal Pain

Chapter 24: Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 25: Submersion, Drowning, and Diving Emergencies

Chapter 26: Behavioral Emergencies

Chapter 27: Obstetric and Gynecological Emergencies

Chapter 28: Mechanism of Injury, Kinematics of Trauma

Chapter 29: Bleeding and Shock

Chapter 30: Soft Tissue Injuries

Chapter 31: Burn Emergencies

Chapter 32: Musculoskeletal Injuries

Chapter 33: Head Injuries

Chapter 34: Injuries to the Spine

Chapter 35: Injuries to the Eyes, Face, and Neck

Chapter 36: Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia Injuries

Chapter 37: Agricultural and Industrial Accidents

Chapter 38: Infants and Children

Chapter 39: Ambulance Operations

Chapter 40: Gaining Access and Extrication

Chapter 41: Response to Hazardous Materials

Chapter 42: Response to Mass Casualty Incidents/National Incident Management System

Chapter 43: Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents

Chapter 44: Advanced Airway Management

Practice Exam

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