Advanced EMT A Clinical Reasoning Approach

ISBN-10: 0135030439

ISBN-13: 9780135030431

Edition: 2012

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Description: Advanced EMT: A Clinical Reasoning Approach was developed to assist students in successfully completing their Advanced EMT course and ultimately obtaining their licensure. Advanced EMT is a new level of EMS provider, thus warranting a first edition textbook with the National EMS Education Standards as its foundation. Special care has been taken to ensure that the latest applicable research was reviewed during the development of this textbook, resulting in our ability to deliver the latest evidence-based patient care to you and your students.

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List price: $87.25
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 11/20/2011
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1200
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.368
Language: English

Preparing For Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Practice
Introduction to Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Practice
Emergency Medical Services, Health Care, and Public Health Systems
Workforce Wellness and Personal Safety
Ethical and Medical/Legal Considerations in Advanced EMT Practice
Ambulance Operations and Responding to EMS Calls
Communication and Teamwork
Human Development, Health, And Disease
Medical Terminology
Human Body Systems
Life-Span Development and Cultural Considerations
Pathophysiology: Selected Impairments of Homeostasis
Medication Administration
Assessment And Initial Management
General Approach to Patient Assessment and Clinical Reasoning
Primary Assessment
Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygenation
Resuscitation: Managing Shock and Cardiac Arrest
Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices
History Taking, Secondary Assessment, and Reassessment
Medical Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies (Sample Chapter)
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Neurological Disorders
Endocrine Disorders
Abdominal Pain and Gastrointestinal Disorders
Renal, Genitourinary, and Gynecologic Disorders
Hematological Disorders
Immunological Disorders
Infectious Illnesses
Non-traumatic Musculoskeletal and Soft-Tissue Disorders
Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Oral Cavity
Mental Illness and Behavioral Emergencies
Toxicological Emergencies
Trauma Systems and Incident Command
Mechanisms of Injury, Trauma Assessment, and Trauma Triage Criteria
Soft-Tissue Injuries and Burns
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Head, Brain, Face, and Neck Injuries
Thoracic Trauma
Abdominal Trauma
Spine Injuries
Environmental Emergencies
Multisystems Trauma and Trauma Resuscitation
Special Patient Populations
Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn
Pediatric Emergencies
Patients with Special Challenges
Rescue And Special Operations
Rescue Operations and Vehicle Extrication
Hazardous Materials
Response to Terrorism and Disasters
Endotracheal Intubation
Advanced ECG Recognition
Adult Intraosseous Infusion
Additional Emergency Medications
Answer Key
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