Paramedic Practice Today - Above and Beyond

ISBN-10: 0323043747

ISBN-13: 9780323043748

Edition: 2009

Authors: Barbara Aehlert

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Providing the tools you need to succeed, this volume offers a solid foundation for paramedic practice. A conversational, easy-to-read style simplifies topics and helps you master National Standard Curriculum objectives and meet new National Education Standards. A companion DVD-ROM demonstrates skills in the textbook and more.
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List price: $139.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/2/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1576
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.546
Language: English

Barbara Aehlert is the President of Southwest EMS Education, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona and Pursley, Texas. She has been a registered nurse for more than 30 years with clinical experience in medical/surgical and critical care nursing and, for the past 18 years, in prehospital education. Barbara is an active CPR, First Aid, ACLS, and PALS instructor and takes a special interest in teaching basic dysrhythmia recognition to nurses and paramedics. She is a consultant with the Southwest Ambulance paramedic program in Mesa, Arizona, and an active member of the Pursley, Texas, Volunteer Fire Department.

EMS Safety and Well-Being of the Paramedic
Paramedic Roles and Responsibilities
Illness and Injury Prevention
Legal and Regulatory Issues
Medical Terminology Review
Body Systems: Anatomy and Physiology
Life Span Development
Public Health and EMS
Basic Principles of Pharmacology
Drug and Chemical Classes
Medication Administration
Airway Management and Ventilation
Airway and Ventilation
Patient Assessment
Therapeutic Communication
History Taking
Patient Assessment
Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, and Throat Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Disorders of the Nervous System
Endocrine Emergencies and Nutritional Disorders
Immune System Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Renal and Urogenital Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Cutaneous Disorders
Infectious and Communicable Diseases
Psychiatric Disorders and Substance Abuse
Hematologic Disorders
Shock and Resuscitation
Quiz Answers
Drug Profiles
Herbal Supplements
Illustration Credits
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