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EMR Complete: A Worktext, 2nd edition

  • Daniel Limmer
  • Edward T. Dickinson

Overview

EMR Complete, Second Edition, is a combination text/workbook that enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned throughout a chapter by reading short segments followed by immediate review in which they can write and then check their answers. The Teaching and Learning package includes online access to instructor and student resources.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

  • Meets the National EMS Education Standards.
  • Enables students to apply knowledge and skills learned throughout a chapter from the perspective of an emergency medical responder.
  • Supported with online access to resources for teaching and learning success.

Table of contents

SECTION 1: PREPARATORY

1.     Introduction to EMS Systems    

2.     EMR Safety and Wellness    

3.     Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues    

4.     Medical Terminology    

5.     Anatomy and Physiology    

6.     Lifespan Development    

Section Review   

 

SECTION 2: AIRWAY AND CARDIAC RESUSCITATION

7.      Airway  

8.      Cardiac Resuscitation and Defibrillation 

Section Review  

 

SECTION 3: PATIENT ASSESSMENT

9.      Patient Assessment: Scene Size-up  

10.  Patient Assessment: The Primary Assessment    

11. Patient Assessment: History and Vital Signs  

12. Patient Assessment: Secondary Assessment  

13. Communication and Documentation  

Section Review  

 

SECTION 4: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

14.  Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies  

15.  Altered Mental Status    

16. Medical Emergencies    

Section Review  

 

SECTION 5: TRAUMA

17.  Overview of Trauma and Trauma Systems  

18.  Bleeding and Shock    

19. Chest and Abdominal Emergencies    

20. Soft Tissue Injuries    

21. Injuries to the Head and Spine    

22. Musculoskeletal Injuries    

23. Environmental Emergencies    

Section Review

 

SECTION 6: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS

24.  Obstetrics and Neonatal Care    

25.  Pediatric Emergencies   

26. Geriatric Patients   

27. Special Populations and Situations    

Section Review  

 

SECTION 7: OPERATIONS

28.  Operations    

29.  Incident Management    

30. Special Operations    

31. Terrorism and Natural Disasters

Section Review

 

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Answer Key

Index

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Published by Pearson (November 11th 2013) - Copyright © 2014