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Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review

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ISBN-10: 1133131263

ISBN-13: 9781133131267

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Kirsten M. Elling

List price: $32.99
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With over 1,500 practice questions, the second edition of Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review is essential for anyone planning a career as an EMT. Designed to prepare students for the certification exam, questions are based on the EMT level of the National EMS Educational Standards and follow the American Heart Association Guidelines for ECC and CPR. In addition, a CD-ROM included in the back of the book contains two full-length practice exams that are fully updated for the new second edition. Emergency Medical Technician Exam Review features simple to complex questions based on realistic scenarios to ensure that students practice for success!
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Book details

List price: $32.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Kirsten (Kirt) Elling is a career paramedic who works for the Town of Colonie in upstate New York. She began EMS work in 1988 as an EMT/firefighter and has been a National Registered paramedic since 1991. She has been an EMS educator since 1990, teaching basic and advanced EMS programs at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine in Troy, New York. Kirt serves as Regional Faculty for the NYS DOH, Bureau of EMS and the American Heart Association. She has written numerous scripts for the EMS training video series PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. She is also the author and co-author of several books including The EMT-Basic Exam Review & The Emergency Medical Responder Exam Review,…    

Tips for Preparing for a Practical Skills Examination
Preparatory
Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
Well-Being of the EMT
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology
Principles of Pathophysiology
Life Span Development
Lifting and Moving Patients
Airway
Airway Management
Respiration and Artificial Ventilation
Patient Assessment
Scene Size-up and Primary Assessment
Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices
Assessment of the Trauma Patient
Assessment of the Medical Patient
Critical Thinking, Decision Making, and Reassessment
Communications and Documentation
Medical Emergencies
General Pharmacology
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiac Emergencies
Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status
Allergic Reaction, Poisoning, and Overdose
Abdominal Emergencies
Hematologic and Renal Emergencies
Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide
Trauma
Bleeding and Shock
Soft Tissue Injuries and Musculoskeletal Trauma
Chest and Abdominal Trauma
Trauma of the Head, Neck, and Spine
Multisystem Trauma
Environmental Emergencies
Special Populations
Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
Pediatric Emergencies
Geriatric Emergencies
Emergencies for Patients with Special Challenges
Operations
EMS Operations
Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication
Hazardous Materials, Multiple-Casualty Incidents, and Incident Management
EMS Response to Terrorism
Answer Key with Rationales
National Registry Practical Exam Testing Sheets