Paramedic Practice Today Above and Beyond

ISBN-10: 0323043755

ISBN-13: 9780323043755

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: 1120
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.544
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.

Special Patient Populations
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abuse and Assault
Patients with Special Challenges
Social Issues
Care for the Patient with a Chronic Illness
Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury
Soft Tissue Trauma
Burn Injury
Head and Face Trauma
Spinal Trauma
Thoracic Trauma
Abdominal Trauma
Musculoskeletal Trauma
Environmental Conditions
Farm Response
Wilderness EMS
Putting It All Together
Assessment-Based Management
Clinical Decision Making
Ground and Air Transport of Critical Patients
EMS Deployment and System Status Management
Crime Scene Awareness
Dispatch Activities
Emergency Vehicle Operations
EMS Operations Command and Control
Vehicle Rescue and Rescue Awareness Operations
Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents
Tactical EMS
Disaster and Domestic Preparedness Issues
Disaster Response and Domestic Preparedness
Quiz Answers
Drug Profiles
Illustration Credits
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