Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care

ISBN-10: 1401879330

ISBN-13: 9781401879334

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Richard Beebe, Deborah Funk

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Updated to reflect the most current cardiac information, the second edition of Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care offers a rich learning solution for EMT-Basics with the addition of four new chapters, this innovative book teaches EMT skills through problembased learning, an approach that presents material in a practical manner and promotes critical thinking. Throughout the book, real-life scenarios are presented through case studies that support and enhance information presented in the book giving learners the opportunity to apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom. Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care, along with the extensive teaching and learning package will help you turn book smart learners into street smart EMTs prepared for the challenges ahead.
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Book details

List price: $165.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1184
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.940
Language: English

Richard Beebe, MS, BSN, NREMT-P is the program director for Bassett Health Care's Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education in Cooperstown, New York. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Cobleskill, New York. Richard Beebe is also a practicing field Paramedic with the Guilderland Police Department, since 1988. Richard Beebe has a Masters degree in education, is a registered Nurse and a nationally registered Paramedic. Richard Beebe has been an EMS educator for over two decades and is a chapter member of the National Association of EMS Educators. Mr. Beebe is a state and national speaker, author or editor of several textbooks, and has been recently working in a leadership role on the committee for the National EMS Education Standards of the National Association of EMS Educators.

Dr. Deborah Funk, MD is also an NREMT-Paramedic. She is an instructor for Emergency Medicine at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York where she has been an EMS educator for over 13 years. She is also the attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany, New York. Dr. Funk is well known in the EMS circles for her work as an emergency medical physician. She is the national medical director for the Advanced Medical Life Support Program sponsored by the National Association of EMTs and the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMT/NAEMSP).

Emergency Medical Services
Introduction to Emergency Medical Services
Medical Responsibilities
The Legal Responsibilities of the EMT
Stress in Emergency Medical Services
Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body
Anatomy and Physiology
Fundamentals of Emergency Medical Care
Infection Control
Basic Airway Control
Respiratory Support
Shock: A State of Hypoperfusion
Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History
Lifting and Moving Patients
Patient Assessment ? General Principles
Scene Size-Up
Initial Assessment
Focused History and Physical Examination of the Trauma Patient
Detailed Physical Examination
Focused History and Physical Examination of the Medical Patient
The Ongoing Assessment
EMS Communications
Trauma Care
Head Injuries
Spine Injuries
Chest and Abdominal Injuries
Soft Tissue Injuries
Bony Injuries
Emergency Medical Care
Pharmacology for the Street
Shortness of Breath
Chest Pain
Cardiac Arrest
Altered Mental Status
Abnormal Behavior
Abdominal Pain
Environmental Emergencies
Poisoning and Allergic Reactions
Maternal Health Emergencies
Prenatal Problems
Emergency Childbirth
Childhood Emergencies
Newborn Care
Pediatric Medical Emergencies
Pediatric Trauma Emergencies
Geriatric Emergencies
Geriatric Medical Emergencies
Advance Directives
EMS Operations
Emergency Vehicle Operations
Public Safety Incident Management
Rescue Operations
Emergency Response to Terrorism
Farm Emergencies
Advanced Airway Control
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Advanced Life Support Assist Skills
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