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Emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured.

Author: Andrew N Pollak; Benjamin Gulli; Les Chatelain; Chris Stratford; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 9th ed.View all editions and formats
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Summary:
Textbook for EMT training. The DVD walks students through the skills necessary to pass the EMT-Basic practical exam.
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Emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2005
(OCoLC)607690408
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew N Pollak; Benjamin Gulli; Les Chatelain; Chris Stratford; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
ISBN: 9780763744052 0763744050 0763747386 9780763747381 0763729809 9780763729806 076372968X 9780763729684 9780763744069 0763744069
OCLC Number: 56913440
Notes: Includes index.
EMT-Basic practical skills review DVD included.
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying disc: IBM PC or compatible ; Windows ; DVD drive ; mouse.
Contents: Preparing to be an EMT-B --
Introduction to emergency medical care --
Well-being of the EMT-B --
Medical, legal, and ethical issues --
Human body --
Baseline vital signs and SAMPLE history --
Lifting and moving patients --
Airway --
Patient assessment --
Communications and documentation --
Medical emergencies --
General pharmacology --
Respiratory emergencies --
Cardiovascuar emergencies --
Neurologic emergencies --
Acute abdomen --
Diabetic emergencies --
Allergic reactions and envenomations --
Substance abuse and poisoning --
Environmental emergencies --
Behavioral emergencies --
Obstetric and gynecologic emergencies --
Trauma --
Kinematics of trauma --
Bleeding --
Shock --
Soft-tissue injuries --
Eye injuries --
Face and throat injuries --
Chest injuries --
Abdomen and genitalia injuries --
Musculoskeletal care --
Head and spine injuries --
Special populations --
Pediatric emergencies --
Pediatric assessment and management --
Geriatric emergencies --
Geriatric assessment and management --
Operations --
Ambulance operations --
Gaining access --
Special operations --
Response to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction --
ALS techniques --
Advanced airway management --
Assisting with intravenous therapy --
Assisting with cardiac monitoring.

Abstract:

This is the centre of an integrated teaching and learning system that will help define the future direction of EMS education. It combines comprehensive medical content with dynamic new features and  Read more...
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