EMT Complete

EMT Complete : A Basic Worktext

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Brady, your partner for life, is pleased to present a new solution for your EMT course. This new solution focuses on two ideas: 1) a combination text/workbook enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned-throughout a chapter, not just at the end; 2) understanding the perspectives of all individuals on scene makes for better judgment and decisionmaking. Inside, the worktext, you will find that the content is well organized, easy to read and based on current EMS research and practice. Additionally, integrated elements are found throughout each chapter to challenge and encourage students to test their understanding of concepts as they are presented.show more

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  • Paperback | 1368 pages
  • 213.4 x 274.3 x 45.7mm | 2,608.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0131192655
  • 9780131192652

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Brady, your partner for life, is pleased to present a new solution for your EMT course. This new solution focuses on two ideas: 1) a combination text/workbook enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned-throughout a chapter, not just at the end; 2) understanding the perspectives of all individuals on scene makes for better judgment and decisionmaking. Inside, the worktext, you will find that the content is well organized, easy to read and based on current EMS research and practice. Additionally, integrated elements are found throughout each chapter to challenge and encourage students to test their understanding of concepts as they are presented.show more

Table of contents

Module I Introductory You and the EMS System Staying Safe and Well in EMS Your Medical, Legal and Ethical Responsibilities An Overview of Basic Human Anatomy Lifting, Moving and Positioning Your Patients Module Review and Practice Examination Module II Airway Managing Your Patient's Airway Module Review and Practice Examination Module III Patient Assessment Sizing Up the Scene Obtaining a Medical History and Vital Signs Performing an Initial Assessment Assessing the Trauma Patient Assessing the Medical Patient Performing an Ongoing Assessment Communications in EMS Documenting Your Assessment and Care Module Review and Practice Examination Module IV Medical Emergencies Understanding Pharmacology The Patient with Breathing Difficulty The Patient with Cardiac Problems The Patient with an Altered Mental Status The Allergic Patient Patients with Environmental Emergencies Patients with Behavioral Emergencies Childbirth and Gynecologic Emergencies Module Review and Practice Examination Module V Trauma Recognition and Care of the Shock Patient Controlling Bleeding Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries Patients with Burn Injuries Patients with Injuries to the Chest and Abdomen Patients with Musculoskeletal Injuries Patients with Head Injuries Patients with Spine Injuries Module Review and Practice Examination Module VI Pediatrics and Geriatrics Caring for the Pediatric Patient Caring for the Geriatric Patient Module Review and Practice Examination Module VII Ambulance Operations Operating and Maintaining Your Ambulance Overview of the Incident Command System Responses Involving Multiple Patients Responses Involving Hazardous Materials Responses Involving Rescue and Special Operations Responses Involving Terrorist Acts Module Review and Practice Examination Module VIII Advanced Airway Advanced Airway Techniques Module Review and Practice Examination Ensuring a Successful Career in EMSshow more

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