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For over 30 years, Emergency Care has provided generations of EMT students with the practical information they need to succeed in the classroom and in the field. Updated with the latest research and developments in emergency medical services, this edition meets the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC. Using the National EMS Education Standards as a foundation, Emergency Care goes beyond the Standards to provide the most current, accurate reflection of EMS practice today. The text integrates scientific principles in an easy-to-understand way, with a host of critical-thinking features that help readers learn to think like EMTs. KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Emergency Medical Services and the Health Care System; The Well-being of the EMT; Lifting and Moving Patients; Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues; Medical Terminology; Anatomy and Physiology; Principles of Pathophysiology; Life Span Development; Airway Management; Respiration and Artificial Ventilation; Scene Size-up; The Primary Assessment; Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices; Secondary Assessment; Communication and Documentation; General Pharmacology; Respiratory Emergencies; Cardiac Emergencies; Diabetic Emergencies and Altered Mental Status; Allergic Reaction; Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies; Abdominal Emergencies; Behavioral and Psychiatric Emergencies and Suicide; Hematologic and Renal Emergencies; Bleeding and Shock; Soft-Tissue Trauma; Chest and Abdominal Trauma; Musculoskeletal Trauma; Trauma to the Head, Neck, and Spine; Multisystem Trauma; Environmental Emergencies; Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies; Pediatric Emergencies; Geriatric Emergencies; Emergencies for Patients with Special Challenges; EMS Operations; Hazardous Materials, Multiple-Casualty Incidents, and Incident Management; Highway Safety and Vehicle Extrication; EMS Response to Terrorism. MARKET: This title is intended for use in Emergency Medical Technician Training and Emergency Medical Services courses.
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