Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jun 6, 2006 - Medical - 1257 pages
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Emergency Care And Transportation Of The Sick And Injured, Ninth Edition Is The Center 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 Interactive Technology To Better Support Instructors And To Help Prepare Students For The Field. An Interactive Skills DVD Is Also Packaged Free With Each Copy Of The Text.
  

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Contents

SKILL DRILL 297
xiv
Preparing to be
xxiv
Interfacility Transports 14
xxxiv
Introduction to Emergency Medical Care 2
iii
The WellBeing of the EMTB 22
vii
N X
x
Medical Legal and Ethical Issues 70
x
Advance Directives 79
xvi
Hypoglycemia
457
The Acute Abdomen
464
Diabetic Emergencies
480
Administering Glucose
491
Allergic Reactions
498
Using an Autoinjector
509
Substance Abuse
516
Detailed Physical Exam
527

Prep Kit 86
l
The Human Body 90
liv
The Human Body 90
lvii
The Musculoskeletal System 109
lxxiii
Contents
lxxv
Anatomy of the Respiratory
lxxix
The Urinary System 134
xcviii
Baseline Vital Signs
cviii
Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History 144
cxi
Lifting and Moving
viii
Lifting and Moving Patients 168
xi
Weight and Distribution 174
xiv
Principles of Safe Reaching
xxii
Nonurgent Moves 190
xxx
Bariatrics 196
i
Prep Kit 204
ix
Geriatric Assessment
xviii
Airway 208
xix
Physiology of the Respiratory
xxii
Patient
xxvi
Opening the Airway 223
xxviii
SKILL DRILL
xxxiii
Maintaining the Airway 234
xxxix
X
xli
OxygenDelivery Equipment 240
xlv
FlowRestricted OxygenPowered Ventilation
v
Patie
xiii
CHAPTER
12
Focused History
12
Detailed Physical Exam 299
12
SKILL DRILL
12
CHAPTER
13
Ongoing Assessment 307
16
CHAPTER
19
Communications
24
Performing the Diamond
48
General Pharmacology 342
54
Performing the OneHanded
363
Respiratory
364
Inserting an Oral Airway 228
376
Initial Assessment
378
Detailed Physical Exam
384
Assisting a Patient With
388
Prep Kit
394
Physical Findings of AMI and Cardiac
409
Nitroglycerin
417
Cardiac Arrest
420
SKILL DRILL 201
426
Prep Kit
434
Food Poisoning
534
Environmental
542
Treating for Heat Exhaustion
556
Stabilizing a Suspected Spinal
563
Behavioral
582
Obstetric and Gynecologic
598
Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
601
Airway Breathing and Circulation
605
Delivering the Baby
610
Neonatal Evaluation
614
Giving Chest Compressions
617
Prep Kit
625
Bleeding
648
Controlling External Bleeding
661
Controlling Epistaxis
667
Prep Kit
674
Treating Shock
687
Treating Respiratory Insufficiency
691
Controlling Bleeding from
714
Caring for Burns
724
Removing a Foreign Object
743
Face and Throat
756
Controlling Bleeding From
770
Chest Injuries
776
Abdomen and Genitalia
796
Assessing Neurovascular
831
Caring for Musculoskeletal
837
Applying
843
SKILL DRILL 299 Splinting the Hand and Wrist
855
Head and Spine Injuries
870
Scalp Lacerations
877
Emergency Medical Care
888
SKILL DRILL 301 Performing Manual
891
SKILL DRILL 304 Immobilizing a Patient Found
899
Special
914
SKILL DRILL 321 Positioning the Airway
918
SKILL DRILL 322 Inserting an Oropharyngeal
953
SKILL DRILL 324 Onerescuer BVM Ventilation
959
Geriatric Emergencies
984
Patient on a Long Backboard
1013
Ambulance Operations
1022
Response to Terrorism
1098
Biological TerrorismWarfare 1102
1100
ET Tubes 1140
1100
The Intubation Procedure 1144
1100
Complications 1150
1100
Prep Kit 1160
1100
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