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ALS Case Studies in Emergency Care

ISBN-10: 0130943177

ISBN-13: 9780130943170

Edition: 2004

Authors: Edward T. Dickinson, Andrew W. Stern

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Description:

For courses in Advanced Medical Life Support in Intermediate and Paramedic programs. Written by leading practitioners in the medical field, these case studies offer in-depth explanations of scenarios encountered in the prehospital environment. A consistent format helps students understand the discussions, questions, and the resolution for each case; allowing them to gain exposure to the many different situations that will arise on the job.
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Book details

List price: $52.67
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Medical Emergencies
Acute Chest Pain
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Myocardial Infarction with Bradycardia
Acute Severe Asthma Exacerbation
Acute Stroke
Anaphylaxis
Cardiac Arrest
Catheters/PICC Lines
Cocaine-Related Chest Pain
Congestive Heart Failure
Dehydration
Diabetic AMS
Chronic Renal Failure
Difficult Intubation
Facilitated Intubation
Hypertensive Crisis
Hypothermia with Altered Mental Status
Meningitis
Overdose
Pain Management
Poisoning
Post-CABG Surgery
Seizure
Sudden-Onset Tachycardia
Syncope
Trauma and Surgical Emergencies
Amputation
Blunt Chest Trauma
Burns
Cervical Spine Injury
Head Injury
Blunt Multiple Trauma
Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Shock in Penetrating Injury to the Chest
Stab Wound
Trauma Arrest
Special Situations
Advance Directives
Attempted Suicide
Care under Fire
Child Abuse
Domestic Violence
EMS and Air Medical Service Interaction
Exposure to Hazardous Material
Extrication
Near-Drowning
Needle-Stick Injuries
Preeclampsia/Eclampsia
Refusal of Care
Sexual Assault
Vaginal Bleeding
Violent Psychiatric Patient
Weapons of Mass Destruction
List of Abbreviations
Index