Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Aug 10, 2010 - Medical - 1800 pages
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Think back to a time when paramedics didn’t exist. When “drivers” simply brought injured patients to the hospital. When the EMS industry was in its infancy. A time before Nancy Caroline. Dr. Caroline’s work transformed EMS and the entire paramedic field. She created the first national standard curriculum for paramedic training in the United States. She also wrote the first paramedic textbook: Emergency Care in the Streets. The impact that Dr. Caroline had on EMS and health care spanned across the U.S. and abroad. From establishing EMS systems to training paramedics, to providing better nourishment and health care for orphans, her work had a profound impact on humanity. Throughout her life, Dr. Caroline brought a sense of excitement, joy, and humor to her work. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is proud to continue Dr. Caroline’s legacy. Her sense of excitement and humor live on in this text, which is dedicated to her. The Sixth Edition honors Dr. Caroline’s work with a clear, fun, understandable writing style for which she was known. Welcome back a familiar training companion to your classroom! Say hello to Sidney Sinus, AV Abe, and a cast of memorable characters and amusing anecdotes. Make learning for your students more fun!
  

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Contents

Preparatory
EMS Systems Roles and Responsibilities 1 4
The WellBeing of the Paramedic 2 2
Illness and Injury Prevention 3 2
Medical and Legal Issues 4 2
Ethical Issues 5 2
Ethical Issues 5 2
Pathophysiology 6 2
Management of LightningRelated
Head and Face Injuries 21 2
The Anterior Part of the Neck 21 10
Head and Face Injuries 21 2
Assessment and Management of Eye Injuries 21 21
Assessment and Management of Head
Spine Injuries 22 2
Patients Wearing Helmets 22 24

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Characteristics of the Immune Response 6 33
Pharmacology 7 2
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Vascular Access and Medication Administration 8 2
Paramedic Skill Drills
Skill Drill 83 Determining Whether an IV Is Viable 8 21
Skill Drill 85 Administering Medication via
Skill Drill 87 Drawing Medication From a Vial 8 41
Skill Drill 811 Administering Medication via
Prep Kit 35 30
Human Development 9 2
Late Adults 9 11
Patient Communication 10 2
Airway
Airway Management and Ventilation 11 4
Skill Drill 111 Performing Pulse Oximetry 11 19
Manual Airway Maneuvers 11 20
Airway 11 3
Skill Drill 114 JawThrust Maneuver 11 23
Skill Drill 1129 Intubation of the Trachea Using Direct
Skill Drill 1130 Blind Nasotracheal Intubation 11 69
Skill Drill 1133 Performing Tracheobronchial Suctioning 11 78
Multilumen Airways 11 84
Skill Drill 1136 Insertion of the PtL 11 87
Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Airway Management
Surgical and Nonsurgical Airways 11 97
Skill Drill 1137 Insertion of the Combitube 11 88
Special Patient Considerations 11 103
Skill Drill 1142 MouthtoStoma Ventilation Using
Facial Trauma 11 109
Patient Assessment
Patient History 12 4
Physical Examination 13 2
Physical Examination 13 2
Skill Drill 131 Percussion 13 5
Skill Drill 136 Examining the Neck 13 20
Skill Drill 138 Auscultation of Heart Sounds 13 26
Skill Drill 1311 Examining the Peripheral Vascular
Skill Drill 1314 Evaluation of Deep Tendon Reflexes 13 43
Patient Assessment 14 2
The Initial Assessment 14 11
Skill Drill 141 The Rapid Trauma Assessment 14 23
The Detailed Physical Exam 14 27
Prep Kit 14 33
Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making 15 2
Who Needs to Communicate With Whom? 16 5
Communications and Documentation 16 2
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Trauma 17 3
Trauma
Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury 17 4
Bleeding and Shock 18 2
Bleeding and Shock 18 2
Skill Drill 181 Applying PASGMAST 18 13
SoftTissue Injury 19 2
Skill Drill 182 Treating Shock 18 25
Burns 20 2
Burns 20 2
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Thoracic Injuries 23 2
Skill Drill 231 Needle Decompression Thoracentesis
Abdomen Injuries 24 2
Musculoskeletal Injuries 25 2
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Skill Drill 251 Performing a Motor Function
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Medical 26 3
Medical
Respiratory Emergencies 26 4
Cardiovascular Emergencies 27 2
Neurologic Emergencies 28 2
Neurologic Emergencies 28 2
Endocrine Emergencies 29 2
Endocrine Emergencies 29 2
Allergic Reactions 30 2
Gastrointestinal Emergencies 31 2
Renal and Urologic Emergencies 32 2
Substance Abuse and Poisoning 33 2
Assessment and Management of Overdose
Bites Stings and Injected Poisons 33 36
Prep Kit 33 42
Hematologic Emergencies 34 2
Environmental Emergencies 35 2
Postresuscitation Complications 35 21
Infectious and Communicable Diseases 36 2
Behavioral Emergencies 37 2
Gynecologic Emergencies 38 2
Obstetrics 39 2
Special Considerations
Neonatology 40 4
Skill Drill 371 Restraining a Patient 37 27
Pediatrics 41 2
Pediatrics 41 2
Skill Drill 411 Inserting an Oropharyngeal Airway
Skill Drill 414 Performing Pediatric Endotracheal
Skill Drill 415
Geriatrics 42 2
Abuse Neglect and Assault 43 2
Patients With Special Needs 44 2
Patients With Special Needs 44 2
Acute Interventions for the Chronic Care Patient 45 2
SECTION7 Operations 46 3
Operations
Ambulance Operations 46 4
Medical Incident Command 47 2
Extrication and Special Rescue 47 12
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction 48 2
Prep Kit 50 19
Rescue Awareness and Operations 49 2
Rescue Awareness and Operations 49 2
in the Water 49 24
Hazardous Materials Incidents 50 2
Contamination and Toxicology 50 11
Crime Scene Awareness 51 2
Appendices A 2
Appendix A Cardiac Life Support Fundamentals A 2
Glossary G 1
Traumatic Brain Injuries 21 31
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About the author (2010)

caroline is a md and adjunct professor of critical care medicine, university of pittsburgh school of medicine and medical director

Bob Elling, REMT-P has been involved in EMS since 1975. He is an active paramedic in upstate NY, National Faculty for the AHA, and Regional Faculty for the NYS Bureau of EMS. Bob is also a Professor of Management for Andrew Jackson University as well as a BLS Guidelines 2005 Editor/Writer for the American Heart Association. He has served as a paramedic and lieutenant for NYC EMS, Program Director for the Hudson Valley Community College's Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine, Associate Director of the NYS EMS Program, and the Education Coordinator for PULSE: Emergency Medical Update. Bob is an author/coauthor of many books including: Principles of Assessment in EMS and IRM, Why-Driven EMS Enrichment, Co-author of the National First Responder, Paramedic and EMT-Intermediate curricula.

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