For courses in Emergency Medical Technician Training and Emergency Medical Services
Help students think like EMTs with the gold standard for EMT training
For over 30 years, Emergency Care has provided generations of EMT students with the practical information they need to succeed in the classroom and in the field. Updated with the latest research and developments in emergency medical services, this edition meets the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC. Using the National EMS Education Standards as a foundation, Emergency Care goes beyond the Standards to provide the most current, accurate reflection of EMS practice today. The text integrates scientific principles in an easy-to-understand way, with a host of critical-thinking features that help students learn to think like EMTs.
Contents: فهرست فصول
Chapter 1 Introduction to Emergency Medical CareChapter 2 The Well-Being of the EMTChapter 3 Lifting and Moving PatientsChapter 4 Medical/Legal and Ethical IssuesChapter 5 Medical TerminologyChapter 6 Anatomy and PhysiologyChapter 7 Ventilation, Perfusionr and Shock: Understanding PathophysiologyChapter 8 Life Span DevelopmentChapter 9 Airway ManagementChapter 10 Respiration and Artificial VentilationChapter 11 Scene Size-UpChapter 12 The Primary AssessmentChapter 13 Vital Signs and Monitoring DevicesChapter 14 The Secondary AssessmentChapter 15 Communication and DocumentationChapter 16 General PharmacologyChapter 17 Respiratory EmergenciesChapter 18 Cardiac EmergenciesChapter 19 Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental StatusChapter 20 Allergic ReactionChapter 21 Poisoning and Overdose EmergenciesChapter 22 Abdominal EmergenciesChapter 23 Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and SuicideChapter 24 Hematologic and Renal EmergenciesChapter 25 Bleeding and ShockChapter 26 Soft-Tissue TraumaChapter 27 Chest and Abdominal TraumaChapter 28 Musculoskeletal TraumaChapter 29 Trauma to the Head, Neck, and SpineChapter 30 Multisystem TraumaChapter 31 Environmental EmergenciesChapter 32 Obstetric and Gynecologic EmergenciesChapter 33 Pediatric EmergenciesChapter 34 Geriatric EmergenciesChapter 35 Emergencies for Patients with Special ChallengesChapter 36 EMS OperationsChapter 37 Hazardous Materials, Multiple-Casualty Incidentsr and Incident ManagementChapter 38 Highway Safety and Vehicle ExtricationChapter 39 EMS Response to Terrorism