EMT-B National Standards Self-Test

ISBN-10: 0131707876

ISBN-13: 9780131707870

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Charly D. Miller

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This self-test format review book is organized around DOT topics and designed to pin-point areas where further study is needed.Included is a section on preparing for the National Registry test. Based on the U.S.D.O.T. EMT-Basic National Standard Curriculum, the self-test format helps to pinpoint the subjects students need to study further. Multiple-choice questions sharpen test-taking skills while case studies allow for real-world application. Also included isnbsp;a section on preparing for the National Registry Exam and an Elective Test Section covering material on Advanced Airway Techniques, ALS--Assist Skills and Infectious Diseases.First Responders preparing for EMT-Basic certification; EMT-Baics preparing for re-certification.
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List price: $46.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

About The AUTHOR
About This Text
How To Use This Text
Suggestions for Written Examination Preparation and Execution
Suggestions for Practical Examination Preparation and Execution
Preparatory (225 Questions; 3 Hours and 45 Minutes allotted for completion.)
Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
Well-Being of the EMT-Basic
Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues
The Human Body
Baseline Vital signs and History-Taking
Lifting and Moving Patients
Airway (120 Questions; 2 Hours allotted for completion.)
Respiratory Anatomy
Respiratory Assessment
Techniques of Artificial Ventilation
Airway Adjuncts
Suctioning and Suction Devices
Oxygen Therapy
Special Airway Considerations
Obstructed Airway Management
Rescue Breathing
Patient Assessment (120 Required Questions; 2 Hours allotted for completion. 60 Elective Questions; 3 Hours allotted for entire section completion.)
Scene Size-Up
Initial Assessment
Focused History and Physical Examndash;Trauma Patients
Focused History and Physical Examndash;Medical Patients
Detailed Physical Exam
Ongoing Assessment
Elective Group of Medical Terminology, Abbreviations and Symbols
Medical Emergencies (135 Questions; 2 Hours and 15 Minutes allotted for completion.)
General Pharmacology
Respiratory Emergencies
Metered-dose Inhalers
Cardiac Emergencies
Automated External Defibrillation
Medical Emergencies (150 Questions; 2 Hour and 30 Minutes allotted for completion.)
Altered Mental Status
Ingested Poisoning and Overdose
Environmental Emergencies
Behavioral Emergencies
Patient Restraint
Trauma (120 Questions; 2 Hours allotted for completion.)
Bleeding and Shock
Soft Tissue Injuries
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Spine Injuries
OB/GYN, Pediatric and Geriatric Patients (105 Questions; 1 Hour and 45 Minutes allotted for completion.)
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pediatric Age and Developmental Differences
Pediatric Airway Differences
Pediatric Assessment Considerations
Pediatric Emergency Care Considerations
Pediatric Seizures, Poisoning, Fevers, and Drowning
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Pediatric Trauma, Child Abuse and Neglect
Geriatric Patient Considerations
Cerebral Vascular Accidents
Operations (60 Questions; 1 Hour allotted for completion.)
Ambulance Operation
Scene Operations
Rescue Operations
Hazardous Materials Incident Management
Multiple-Casualty Incident Management
Infectious Diseases
Random-Ordered Questions (135 Questions; 2 Hours and 15
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