Refresher Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured

ISBN-10: 0763742295
ISBN-13: 9780763742294
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
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Description: Designed for the Allied Health and Nursing curriculums, An Introduction to Human Disease can serve as the primary text for the following coures: --Human Disease-Pathology-Pathophysiology-Introduction to Human Disease This text is suitable for two  More...

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List price: $142.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 10/25/2006
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 624
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Designed for the Allied Health and Nursing curriculums, An Introduction to Human Disease can serve as the primary text for the following coures: --Human Disease-Pathology-Pathophysiology-Introduction to Human Disease This text is suitable for two year community college students, four year college students, and masters-degree program students. Any student with some background in anatomy and physiology can use the text successfully.

Preparatory
The Quality Improvement Process
Introduction
Medical Direction and Control
Quality Improvement (Q1)
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
The Well-Being of the EMT-B
The Well-Being of the EMT-B
Emotional Aspects of Emergency Care
Stressful Situations
Stress Warning Signs and the Work Environment
Scene Safety and Personal Protection
Communicable Diseases
Diseases of Special Concern
General Postexposure Management
Infection Control Routine Review
Scene Hazards
Violent Situations
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Medical and Legal Issues
Introduction
Consent
The Right to Refuse Treatment
Advance Directives
Confidentiality
Special Reporting Requirements
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Lifting and Moving Patients
Introduction
Body Mechanics
Carrying
Principles of Safe Reaching and Pulling
Moving and Positioning the Patient
Geriatrics
Bariatrics
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Airway
Airway
Introduction
Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Physiology of the Respiratory System
Patient Assessment
Opening the Airway
Basic Airway Adjuncts
Suctioning
Supplemental Oxygen
Assisted and Artificial Ventilation
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Patient Assessment
Patient Assessment
Introduction
Scene Size-up
Initial Assessment
Focused History and Physical Exam
Focused History and Physical Exam: Trauma Patients
Focused History and Physical Exam: Medical Patients
Detailed Physical Exam
Ongoing Assessment
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Communications and Documentation
Introduction
Radio Communications
Verbal Communications
Written Communications and Documentation
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Medical Emergencies
General Pharmacology
Introduction
How Medications Work
Forms of Medication
Medications Carried on the EMS Unit
Patient-Assisted Medications
General Steps in Administering Medication
Patient Medications
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Respiratory Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology
Pathophysiology
Assessment of the Patient in Respiratory Distress
Emergency Care of Respiratory Emergencies
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology (Cardiac Structure and Function)
Pathophysiology (Cardiac Compromise)
Assessment of the Patient With Chest Pain
Heart Surgeries and Pacemakers
Cardiac Arrest
Emergency Care for Cardiac Arrest
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Neurologic Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology (Brain Structure and Function)
Common Causes of Brain Disorders
Stroke
Seizures
Altered Mental Status
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Diabetic Emergencies
Diabetic Emergencies
Diabetes
Assessment of Diabetic Patients
Emergency Care of Diabetic Emergencies
Complications of Diabetes
Associated Problems
Relationship to Airway Management
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Allergic Reactions and Envenomations
Introduction
Allergic Reactions
Assessment of a Patient With an Allergic Reaction
Emergency Medical Care
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Substance Abuse and Poisoning
Introduction
Identifying the Patient and the Poison
How Poisons Enter the Body
Assessment for Poisonings and Overdoses
Emergency Medical Care
Specific Poisons
Food Poisoning
Plant Poisoning
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Environmental Emergencies
Introduction
Factors Affecting Exposure
Cold Exposure
Assessment of Cold Injuries
Management of Cold Exposure
Heat Exposure
Assessment of Heat Emergencies
Drowning and Near Drowning
Diving Emergencies
Assessment of Drowning and Diving Emergencies
Other Water Hazards
Prevention
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Behavioral Emergencies
Introduction
Myth and Reality
Defining Behavioral Emergencies
The Magnitude of Mental Health Problems
Assessment of a Behavioral Emergency
Suicide
Medicolegal Considerations
The Potentially Violent Patient
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
Stages of Labor
Emergencies Before Delivery
Assessment
Emergency Care
Newborn Assessment and Resuscitation
Abnormal or Complicated Delivery Emergencies
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Trauma
Kinematics of Trauma
Introduction
Energy and Trauma
Blunt Trauma
Falls
Penetrating Trauma
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Bleeding and Shock
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
Pathophysiology and Perfusion
External Bleeding
Internal Bleeding
Shock
Causes of Shock
The Progression of Shock
Assessment of Shock
Emergency Medical Care
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Head and Spine Injuries
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skeletal System
Head Injuries
Spine Injuries
Assessment of Head and Spine Injuries
Emergency Medical Care of Spinal Injuries
Stabilization of the Cervical Spine
Emergency Medical Care of Head Injuries
Preparation for Transport
Helmet Removal
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Soft-Tissue and Musculoskeletal Care
Introduction
The Anatomy and Functions of the Skin
Types of Soft-Tissue Injuries
Assessment of Closed and Open Injuries
Abdominal Wounds
Impaled Objects
Amputations
Neck Injuries
Burns
Assessment of Burns
Chemical Burns
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Assessing Musculoskeletal Injuries
Emergency Medical Care
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Chest and Abdominal Injuries
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology of the Chest
Injuries of the Chest
Complications of Chest Injuries
Assessment of Chest Injuries
The Anatomy of the Abdomen
Injuries to the Abdomen
Types of Abdominal Injuries
Assessment of Abdominal Injuries
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Special Populations
Pediatric Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology
Growth and Development
Pediatric Emergencies
Pediatric Trauma
Injuries to Specific Body Systems
Child Abuse
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Infants and Children With Special Needs
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Pediatric Assessment and Management
Pediatric Assessment and Management
Scene Size-up
Initial Assessment
Focused History and Physical Exam
Detailed Physical Exam
Ongoing Assessment
The Pediatric Airway
Oxygen Delivery Devices
Airway Obstruction
Neonatal Resuscitation
Basic Life Support Review
Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Pediatric Trauma
Pediatric Medical Emergencies
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Geriatric Emergencies
Geriatrics
Communication and Older Adults
The GEMS Diamond
Leading Causes of Death
Physiologic Changes That Accompany Age
Polypharmacy
Impact of Aging on Trauma
Impact of Aging on Medical Emergencies
Impact of Aging on Psychiatric Emergencies
Advance Directives
Elder Abuse
Special-needs Patients
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Geriatric Assessment and Management
Geriatric Assessment and Management
Assessing an Older Patient
Common Complaints of Older Patients
Geriatric Trauma
Geriatric Medical Emergencies
Response to Nursing and Skilled Care Facilities
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Advanced Skills
Advanced Airway Management
Advanced Airway Management
Basic Airway Management
Gastric Tubes
The Sellick Maneuver
ET Intubation
Multilumen Airways
Laryngeal Mask Airway
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Assisting With IV Therapy
Introduction
IV Techniques and Administration
Alternative IV Sites and Techniques
Possible Complications of IV Therapy
Troubleshooting
Age-specific Considerations
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Assisting With Cardiac Monitoring
Cardiac Monitoring
Electrical Conduction System of the Heart
Electrodes and Waveforms
The ECG Complex
ECG Paper
Normal Sinus Rhythm
The Formation of the ECG
Arrhythmias
Assisting With Cardiac Monitoring
The 12-Lead System
Lead Placement
Prep Kit
Assessment in Action
Index

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