Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4, 5th edition

  • Robert S. Porter
  • Richard A. Cherry

Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4

ISBN-13:  9780134449746

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For courses in Paramedic Emergency Medical Services

A strong, evidence-based foundation in the principles and practices of modern EMS       
Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice,
Fifth Edition
, offers EMS students and professionals a foundational guide and reference to paramedicine. Developed to stay ahead of current trends and practices, all five volumes are based on the National EMS Education Standards and the accompanying Paramedic Instructional Guidelines.

Volume 4, Trauma Emergencies, covers the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of trauma as well as the various types of trauma based on the body systems involved. The Fifth Edition includes an increased emphasis on trauma prevention, the most recent research on mechanism of injury, hemorrhage, and shock, and information about the military-type gunshot wounds that are now occurring more often in the civilian sector.

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Table of contents

  1. Trauma and Trauma Systems
  2. Mechanism of Injury
  3. Hemorrhage and Shock
  4. Soft-Tissue Trauma
  5. Burns
  6. Head, Neck, and Spinal Trauma
  7. Chest Trauma
  8. Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma
  9. Orthopedic Trauma
  10. Environmental Trauma
  11. Special Considerations in Trauma

Published by Pearson (June 13th 2016) - Copyright © 2017