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EMT-Basic Exam Review

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ISBN-10: 1401891527

ISBN-13: 9781401891527

Edition: 2006

Authors: Kirsten M. Elling

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You?ve completed your coursework, now it?s time to prepare for the certification exam. The EMT-Basic Exam Review is just the tool you need to practice and study for the exam. Written to meet the D.O.T. National Standard Curriculum, there are 1500 questions included which cover every cognitive and affective D.O.T. objective. The questions reflect state and national EMS exams to better-prepare learners for the exam. A CD-ROM with two full-length practice exams that contain the rationales for the correct and incorrect answers is included to provide even more review. The EMT-Basic Exam Review is the most comprehensive study tool available.
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Book details

List price: $87.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496

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,…    

About the Author
Preface
Acknowledgments
Preparatory
Introduction to Emergency Medical Care
Well-Being of the EMT-B
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
The Human Body
Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History
Lifting and Moving Patients
Airway
Airway
Patient Assessment
Scene Size-Up
Initial Assessment
Focused History and Physical Exam-Trauma Patient
Focused History and Physical Exam-Medical Patient
Detailed Physical Exam
Ongoing Assessment
Communications
Documentation
Medical/Behavioral Emergencies and Obstetrical/Gynecology
General Pharmacology
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiovascular Emergencies
Diabetes, Altered Mental Status, and Seizures
Allergies
Poisoning/Overdose
Environmental Emergencies
Behavioral Emergencies
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Trauma
Bleeding and Shock
Soft-Tissue Injuries
Musculoskeletal Care
Injuries to the Head and Spine
Infants and Children
Infants and Children
Operations
Ambulance Operations
Gaining Access
Overviews
Advanced Airway (elective or optional section)
Advanced Airway
Answer Key with Rationales
Tips for Preparing for a Practical Skills Examination
National Registry Practical Exam Forms