Critical Care Paramedic

Critical Care Paramedic : A Modern Perspective

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Critical Care Paramedic is the first and only textbook written for the expanding field of critical care transport. Utilizing the successful format of Brady's best-selling Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, this text is both written and extensively reviewed by leading experts in the field. This comprehensive text addresses all aspects of critical care transport including: operations, safety, advanced pharmacodynamics, advanced physiologic monitoring, advanced airway management, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, organ donation, and other important areas of critical care. Critical Care Paramedic will be the industry standard for critical care paramedic education and available only from Brady.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1200 pages
  • 223.5 x 279.4 x 45.7mm | 2,517.47g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 013119271X
  • 9780131192713
  • 834,533

About Randall W. Benner

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is an emergency physician with a special interest in prehospital care. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Texas Tech University and residency training at Scott and White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr. Bledsoe is board certified in emergency medicine and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C.show more

Table of contents

Section I: Overview of Critical Care Paramedic Practice 1. The Role and Responsibilities of the Critical Care Paramedic 2. Ground Transport Systems 3. Aerial Transport Systems 4. Flight Physiology 5. Flight Safety and Personal Survival Section II: Principles of Critical Care Paramedic Practice 6. Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport 7. Airway Management and Ventilation 8. Shock Management and Vascular Access 9. Cardiovascular and Hemodynamic Monitoring 10. ECG Monitoring and Interpretation 11. Critical Care Pharmacology 12. Interpretation of Lab and Basic Diagnostic Tests Section III: Trauma Emergencies 13. Overview of Trauma 14. Neurological Trauma 15. Thoracic Trauma 16. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma 17. Maxillofacial, Ear, Nose, and Throat Trauma 18. Burns and Electrical Injuries 19. Orthopaedic Trauma 20. Special Patients: Pediatric, Geriatric, and Obstetrical Trauma Section IV: Medical Emergencies 21. Pulmonary Emergencies 22. Cardiovascular Emergencies 23. Neurological Emergencies 24. Gastrointestinal Emergencies 25. Renal and Acid-Base Emergencies 26. Infectious Disease Emergencies Section V: Special Considerations 27. Pediatric Medical Emergencies 28. Obstetrical/Gynecological Emergencies 29. Neonatal Emergencies and Transport 30. Environmental Emergencies 31. Diving Emergencies 32. Toxicological Emergencies 33. Weapons of Mass destruction 34. Organ Donation and Retrieval Section VI: Issues in Critical Care Transport 35. Quality Management 36. Communications and Documentation 37. The Critical Care Paramedic in the Hospital Environmentshow more

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