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EMT Crash Course - (Emergency Medical Technician)

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ISBN-10: 0738610062

ISBN-13: 9780738610061

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christopher Coughlin

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REA’sEMT Crash CourseEverything you need for the exam – in a fast review format!REA’sEMT Crash Courseis the first book of its kind for the last-minute studier or any prospective Emergency Medical Technician who wants a quick refresher before taking the NREMT Certification Exam. ThisCrash Courseis based on a careful analysis of the exam’s content and actual test questions.Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to KnowWritten by an EMS Program Director and NREMT paramedic with years of first-hand experience and classroom instruction, our easy-to-read format provides you with a crash course in the major concepts, terms, and facts you need to know to succeed on the EMT exam.The targeted review chapters in outline style cover all the official test categories found on the EMT exam: airway and breathing, cardiology, medical, obstetrics and pediatrics, and trauma. The author also explains the structure of the exam and shows you how to answer questions quickly and correctly.Expert Test-taking StrategiesOur experienced EMT author explains the structure of the NREMT Certification Exam, so you know what to expect on test day. He also shares detailed question-level strategies and shows you the best way to answer questions. By following our expert tips and advice, you can score higher on every section of the exam.Must-know Key TermsKnowing the right medical terminology can make a real difference in your test score. That’s why we give you a glossary of more than 400 EMT terms you need to know before you take your exam.Take REA’s Online Practice ExamAfter studying the material in theEMT Crash Course, go online and test what you’ve learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, diagnostic feedback, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual EMT exam, so you know you’re studying the smart way.No matter how or when you prepare for the EMT exam, REA’sEMT Crash Coursewill show you how to study efficiently and strategically, so you can get a great score!
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 1/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

About This Book
A Note from Our Author
About Our Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Preparing for success on the NREMT Certification Exam
Preparing To Become An Emt
The Emergency Medical Services System: History, Public Health, and the EMT's Role
EMT Safety and Wellness/Lifting and Moving/Patient Restraint
Medical, Legal, and Ethical issues, and EMS Research
Communications
Documentation
Anatomy and Physiology/Medical Terminology
Life span Development
Airway, Pharmacology, and Patient Assessment
Airway, Respiration, and Artificial ventilation
History Taking, vital Signs, and Monitoring Devices
Pharmacology
Patient Assessment
Shock, Resuscitation And Medical Emergencies
Shock, Resuscitaion, and AED
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiac Emergencies
Neurologic Emergencies and Syncope
Diabetic Emergencies
Anaphylaxis
Toxicology
Abdominal, Gynecologic, and Genitourinary/Renal Emergencies
Behavioral Emergencies
Trauma And Environmental Emergencies
Kinematics of trauma, Trauma Triage
Bleeding and Soft Tissue Injuries
Burn Injuries
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Head and Spinal Injuries
Chest and Abdominal trauma
Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma
Environmental Emergencies
special patient Populations
Childbirth, Obstetrical Emergencies, Newborn Care
Pediatric Emergencies
Geriatric Patients
Special patient Populations
Ems Operations
Ambulance and Air Medical Operations
Vehicle Extrication
Hazardous Materials
Incident Management and Mass Casualty Incidents
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction
The Practical Exam
The NREMT Practical Exam
Appendix References