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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:   Book : CD for computer   Computer File : English : 11th ed.View all editions and formats
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Material Type: 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 p. : col. ill. ; 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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