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Prehospital Emergency Care., 11th edition

  • JOSEPH J MISTOVICH
  • Keith J. Karren
Pearson eText Prehospital Emergency Care. -- Instant Access

ISBN-13:  9780136873297

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Prehospital Emergency Care gives you the solid foundation in pathophysiology you’ll need to quickly identify immediate life threats and deliver excellent emergency care.

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Table of contents

PART 1: PREPARATORY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
1. Emergency Medical Care Systems, Research, and Public Health
2. Workforce Safety and Wellness of the EMT
3. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
4. Documentation
5. Communication
6. Lifting and Moving Patients

PART 2: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
7. Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology

PART 3: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
8. Pathophysiology

PART 4: SPAN DEVELOPMENT
9. Life Span Development

PART 5: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, ARTIFICIAL VENTILATION, AND OXYGENATION
10. Airway Management, Artificial Ventilation, and Oxygenation

PART 6: ASSESSMENT
11. Vital Signs, Monitoring Devices, and History Taking
12. Scene Size-Up13. Patient Assessment

PART 7: GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY AND MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
14. General Pharmacology and Medication Administration

PART 8: SHOCK AND RESUSCITATION
15. Shock and Resuscitation

PART 9: MEDICINE
16. Respiratory Emergencies
17. Cardiovascular Emergencies
18. Altered Mental Status, Stroke, and Headache
19. Seizures and Syncope
20. Acute Diabetic Emergencies
21. Allergic and Anaphylactic Reactions
22. Toxicologic Emergencies
23. Abdominal, Hematologic, Gynecologic, Genitourinary, and Renal Emergencies
24. Environmental Emergencies
25. Submersion Incidents: Drowning and Diving Emergencies
26. Psychiatric Emergencies

PART 10: TRAUMA
27. Trauma Overview: The Trauma Patient and the Trauma System
28. Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma
29. Burns
30. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Nontraumatic Fractures
31. Head Trauma
32. Spinal Trauma and Spine Motion Restriction
33. Eye, Face, and Neck Trauma
34. Chest Trauma
35. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
36. Multisystem Trauma and Trauma in Special Patient Populations

PART 11: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS
37. Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn
38. Pediatrics
39. Geriatrics
40. Patients with Special Challenges
41. The Combat Veteran

PART 12: EMS OPERATIONS
42. Ambulance Operations and Air Medical Response
43. Gaining Access and Patient Extrication
44. Hazardous Materials
45. Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management
46. EMS Response to Terrorist Incidents

Appendices
1. ALS-Assist Skills
2. Advanced Airway Management
3. Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies

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Published by Pearson (October 17th 2017) - Copyright © 2018