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Emergency care.

Author: Daniel Limmer; Michael F O'Keefe; Edward T Dickinson
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : English : 11th ed.View all editions and formats

For over 30 years, 'Emergency Care' has been the book instructors have chosen to prepare their students for tests. This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect important changes in science and  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Limmer; Michael F O'Keefe; Edward T Dickinson
ISBN: 9780135005231 013500523X 9780135005248 0135005248 9780138126537 0138126534
OCLC Number: 230848013
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xlv, 1246 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: For Windows 200 or newer and Macintosh OSX.
Contents: Introduction to emergency medical care --
The well-being of the EMT --
Medical/legal and ethical issues --
The human body --
Lifting and moving patients --
Airway management --
Scene size-up --
The initial assessment --
Vital signs and SAMPLE history --
Assessment of the trauma patient --
Assessment of the medical patient --
Ongoing assessment --
Communications --
Documentation --
General pharmacology --
Respiratory emergencies --
Cardiac emergencies --
Acute abdominal emergencies --
Diabetic emergencies and altered mental status --
Allergic reactions --
Poisoning and overdose emergencies --
Environmental emergencies --
Behavioral emergencies --
Obstetrics and gynecological emergencies --
Putting it all together for the medical patient --
Bleeding and shock --
Soft-tissue injuries --
Musculoskeletal injuries --
Injuries to the head and spine --
Putting it all together for the trauma patient --
Infants and children --
Patients with special needs --
Geriatric patients --
Ambulance operations --
Gaining access and rescue operations --
Special operations --
EMS response to terrorism --
Advanced airway management.
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