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Emergency Medical Technician

Making the Difference Student Workbook

By Will Chapleau, Peter T. Pons, Melissa Alexander-Shook

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Format: Paperback, 561 pages
Other Information: Approx. 170 illustrations
Published In: United States, 22 November 2006
The Emergency Medical Technician: Making the Difference Student Workbook Student Workbook is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension of the course material through use of materials such as case studies and corresponding questions, figure-labeling exercises, fill-in-the-blank, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Emergency Medical Services 2. Well-being of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 3. Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues 4. The Human Body 5. Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History 6. Lifting and Moving Patients 7. The Airway 8. Scene Size-Up 9. Initial Assessment 10. Focused History and Physical Examination of Trauma Patients 11. Focused History and Physical Examination of Medical Patients 12. Detailed Physical Examination 13. Ongoing Assessment 14. Communications 15. Documentation 16. General Pharmacology 17. Respiratory Emergencies 18. Cardiovascular Emergencies 19. Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary Emergencies 20. Altered Mental Status 21. Allergies 22. Poisoning and Overdose 23. Environmental Emergencies 24. Behavioral Emergencies 25. Bleeding and Shock 26. Soft Tissue Trauma 27. Chest and Abdominal Trauma 28. Musculoskeletal Trauma 29. Head and Spinal Trauma 30. Obstetrics and Gynecology 31. Pediatric Emergencies 32. Geriatric Emergencies 33. Ambulance Operations 34. Gaining Access 35. Disasters 36. Hazardous Materials 37. Weapons of Mass Destruction 38. Advanced Airway Management National Registry Skills Sheets Glossary Illustration Credits

EAN: 9780323040082
ISBN: 032304008X
Publisher: Mosby/JEMS
Dimensions: 27.6 x 21.6 x 3 centimeters (1.08 kg)
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