For courses in Prehospital Emergency Care.
The most complete resource for EMT training
Comprehensive in scope and student-friendly, Prehospital Emergency Care conveys the “WHY” behind the signs and symptoms students observe and the services they provide. Through a solid foundation of pathophysiology, students will learn to quickly identify immediate life threats and deliver excellent emergency care.The 11th edition continues to meet and exceed the National EMS Education Standards. It has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest and best practices for emergency medical services in the US, including conforming to the latest American Heart Association guidelines. Spine motion restriction, naloxone administration, sepsis, stroke screening tools, human trafficking, active shooter, domestic violence, and clinical decision-making with regard to oxygen administration are just a few of the updates readers will discover in this hallmark text.
Contents: فهرست فصول
PART 1: PREPARATORY AND PUBLIC HEALTH1. Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research, and Public Health2. Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT3. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues4. Documentation5. Communication6. Lifting and Moving PatientsPART 2: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY7. Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical TerminologyPART 3: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY8. PathophysiologyPART 4: SPAN DEVELOPMENT9. Life Span DevelopmentPART 5: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, ARTIFICIAL VENTILATION, AND OXYGENATION10. Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and OxygenationPART 6: ASSESSMENT11. Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking12. Scene Size-Up13. Patient AssessmentPART 7: GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY AND MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION14. General Pharmacology and Medication AdministrationPART 8: SHOCK AND RESUSCITATION15. Shock and ResuscitationPART 9: MEDICINE16. Respiratory Emergencies17. Cardiovascular Emergencies18. Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache19. Seizures and Syncope20. Acute Diabetic Emergencies21. Allergic and Anaphylactic Reactions22. Toxicologic Emergencies23. Abdominal, Hematologic, Gynecologic, Genitourinary, and Renal Emergencies24. Environmental Emergencies25. Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies26. Psychiatric EmergenciesPART 10:TRAUMA27. Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System28. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma29. Burns30. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Nontraumatic Fractures31. Head Trauma32. Spinal Trauma and Spine Motion Restriction33. Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma34. Chest Trauma35. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma36. Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient PopulationsPART 11: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS37. Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn38. Pediatrics39. Geriatrics40. Patients with Special Challenges41. The Combat VeteranPART 12: EMS OPERATIONS42. Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response43. Gaining Access and Patient Extrication44. Hazardous Materials45. Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management46. EMS Response to Terrorist IncidentsAppendices1. ALS-Assist Skills2. Advanced Airway Management3. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies