Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets, Volume 1

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 16, 2012 - Medical - 2434 pages
Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets, Seventh Edition is the next step in the evolution of the premier paramedic education program. This legendary paramedic textbook was first developed by Dr. Nancy Caroline in the early 1970s and transformed paramedic education. Today, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is proud to continue this legacy and set the new gold standard for the paramedics of tomorrow.

The Seventh Edition reflects the collective experience of its top-flight author team and decades of street wisdom. This fully updated edition covers every competency statement of the National EMS Education Standards for paramedics with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. This edition emphasizes the ideal that becoming a paramedic is a continual pursuit of growth and excellence throughout an entire career. Concepts of team leadership and professionalism are woven throughout the chapters, challenging students to become more compassionate, conscientious health care professionals as well as superior clinicians.
 

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Contents

Chapter
xxxvii
Volume 1
xliv
SECTION
3
Glossary
12
SECTION 4
20
Chapter
23
Chapter
25
Chapter
27
Diseases of the Eyes Ears Nose
1090
Abdominal and Gastrointestinal
1122
Pancreatitis
1144
LargeBowel Obstruction
1150
Prep Kit
1156
Genitourinary and Renal Emergencies
1160
Patient Assessment
1165
Renal Dialysis
1174

Chapter
32
Chapter
37
Chapter
51
CollectionAnalysis of Data and Research
78
Medical Legal and Ethical Issues
84
Prep Kit
114
Chapter6
120
Transfer of Care
154
Documenting Incident Times
163
Prep Kit
177
The Human Body
180
Introduction
183
Cell Physiology
194
Contents
196
The Cell Life Cycle
200
SECTION 7
215
Physiology
225
Physiology
231
Anatomy
240
Physiology
253
Chapter 29
301
Chapter 20
302
Pathophysiology
334
Life Span Development
400
Prep Kit
416
Pharmacology
422
Reducing Medication Errors
443
Medications Used in Respiratory
449
Blood Products and Medications Affecting
456
Prep Kit
464
Medication Administration
468
Local Drug Distribution System
471
Techniques and Administration
479
Skill Drill 111 Spiking the Bag
481
Skill Drill 112 Obtaining Vascular Access
487
Obtaining Blood Samples
495
Skill Drill 113 Gaining Intraosseous Access With
499
Calculating Medication Doses
505
Skill Drill 114 Administering Medication via
510
Intramuscular Medication
518
Skill Drill 1110 Administering Medication via
525
Skill Drill 1113 Administering a Medication
532
Emergency Medications
544
Clopidogrel Plavix
553
Fosphenytoin Cerebyx
559
Metaproterenol Sulfate Alupent
565
Ondansetron Hydrochloride Zofran
569
Thiamine Betaxin
575
Prep Kit
581
Patient Assessment
586
Introduction
589
Primary Assessment
597
Skill Drill 131 Performing a Rapid Exam
602
History Taking
605
Significant Mechanism of Injury
611
Critical Thinking and Clinical
617
AgeRelated Considerations
623
Skill Drill 132 Performing Percussion
628
The Physical Examination
631
Skill Drill 134 Assessing the Head
641
Skill Drill 138 Examining the Neck
648
Skill Drill 1310 Auscultating Heart Sounds
655
Skill Drill 1312 Examining the Musculoskeletal
664
Skill Drill 1314 Examining the Spine
671
Secondary Assessment of Unresponsive
677
Reassessment
685
Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision
694
From Theory to Practical Application
701
Airway Management
710
Chapter 38
711
Chapter 26
712
Physiology of Breathing
717
Medical
721
Pathophysiology of Respiration
725
Airway Management
736
Skill Drill 151 Head TiltChin Lift Maneuver
739
Airway Adjuncts
742
Skill Drill 155 Inserting an Oral Airway
745
Supplemental Oxygen Therapy
750
Skill Drill 158 Removal of an Upper Airway
751
Assisted Ventilation
757
Skill Drill 1510 MouthtoMask Ventilation
759
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
763
Skill Drill 1511 Using CPAP
765
Special Patient Considerations
769
Skill Drill 1514 Suctioning ofa Stoma
771
Nasotracheal Intubation
786
Skill Drill 1518 Intubation of the Trachea
787
Transillumination Techniques
794
Skill Drill 1520 Performing Digital Intubation
795
Skill Drill 1522 Performing Retrograde Intubation
801
SECTION 6
803
Skill Drill 1524 Performing Pediatric Endotracheal
808
Skill Drill 1525 Inserting a Combitube
816
Skill Drill 1527 Inserting a King LT Airway
822
Skill Drill 1530 Performing Needle Cricothyrotomy
830
Prep Kit
838
Respiratory Emergencies
850
Assessment of a Patient With Dyspnea
863
Secondary Assessment
873
Intubate the Patient
885
Pathophysiology Assessment and Management
892
Chapter 34
899
Prep Kit
901
Cardiovascular Emergencies
908
The Autonomic Nervous System and
921
The Sympathetic Nervous System and Blood
927
Skill Drill 171 Performing Cardiac Monitoring
938
Skill Drill 172 Acquiring a 12Lead ECG
967
Skill Drill 173 Performing Manual Defibrillation
994
Skill Drill 176 Performing Transcutaneous Pacing
1000
Neurologic Emergencies
1036
Gynecologic Emergencies
1184
History Taking
1190
Vaginitis
1196
Prep Kit
1206
Endocrine Emergencies
1210
Introduction
1212
Scene Sizeup
1218
Hematologic Emergencies
1244
Immunologic Emergencies
1264
Infectious Diseases
1286
Personal Protective Equipmentand
1290
General Management Principles
1296
Chlamydia
1302
Hepatitis A Virus Infection
1308
Toxicology
1324
Psychiatric Medications
1353
Poisonous Mushrooms
1360
Psychiatric Emergencies
1368
Scene Sizeup
1374
Skill Drill 281 Restraining a Patient
1381
Pathophysiology Assessment and Management
1382
Medications for Psychiatric Disorders
1391
of Injury 1482
1406
Penetrating Trauma
1497
Multisystem Trauma
1503
Prep Kit
1514
Thermal Burns
1590
LightningRelated Injuries
1597
Prep Kit
1603
Introduction
1609
Reassessment
1617
Pathophysiology Assessment
1629
Chapter 36
1694
Thoracentesis of a Tension Pneumothorax
1711
Patterns and Mechanisms
1763
Pathophysiology Assessment
1779
Elbow Dislocation
1790
Prep Kit
1798
Environmental Emergencies
1804
Heat Syncope
1810
Trench Foot and Chilblains
1816
SECTION 8
1822
Other GasRelated Problems
1829
Prep Kit
1842
Shock
1848
Chapter 39
1850
Adult CPR
1854
Defibrillation
1861
in an Adult
1863
The Advanced Cardiac Life
1868
Chapter40
1873
the Critical Patient
1880
SECTION 9
1902
Special Patient
1918
Physiologic Maternal Changes
1925
Pathophysiology Assessment
1931
Chapter42
1939
SECTION 9
1947
Chapter 42
1962
Transition from Fetus to Newborn
1964
Specific Intervention and Resuscitation
1970
Chapter 45
1976
Pharmacologic Interventions
1977
Premature and Low Birth Weight Infants
1983
SECTION 10
1988
Hypothermia
1989
Prep Kit
1996
Pediatric Emergencies
2002
Glossary
2010
Pediatric Patient Assessment
2011
Transport Decision
2017
Lower Airway Emergencies
2024
Skill Drill 433 OnePerson BagMask Ventilation
2030
Shock and Resuscitation
2035
Skill Drill 435 Pediatric IO Infusion
2039
Congenital Heart Disease
2043
Closed Head Injuries
2049
Sickle Cell Disease
2055
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
2062
Skill Drill 436 Pediatric Needle Decompression
2064
Obstetrics
2078
Dysrhythmias
2094
Pathophysiology Assessment
2100
Pathophysiology Assessment
2106
Chapter45
2108
Patients With Special Challenges
2120
Neglect
2127
Skill Drill 451 Cleaning a Tracheostomy Tube
2134
Skill Drill 453 Replacing an Ostomy Device
2142
Operations
2172
Mitigating Hazards Throughout the Call
2178
Air Medical Transports
2186
Chapter48
2188
Incident Management
2198
Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
2220
Hand Tools
2230
Skill Drill 481 Breaking Tempered Glass
2234
Additional Specialized Rescue Situations
2238
Skill Drill 482 Stabilizing a Suspected Spinal
2243
Patient Care
2247
Hazardous Materials
2256
Establishing Safety Zones
2268
Decontamination and Treatment
2275
Terrorism
2288
Disaster Response
2318
Meteors and Space Debris
2334
Prep Kit
2341
Crime Scene Awareness
2344
Standard Operating Procedures
2347
Hostage Situations
2355
Prep Kit
2364
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