EMT-Paramedic Self-Assessment Success Across the Boards Exam Prep Review Manual
For Paramedic students preparing to take the National Registry and other certification exams. This preparatory text blends a comprehensive collection of practice exam questions with helpful test-taking tips and student hints. All questions are also keyed to the Brady texts, Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice and Essentials of Paramedic Care. With this rich content review, this test preparation is a blueprint for success across the boards. Students can use the CD practice exams for test preparation.
- Paperback | 512 pages
- 208.28 x 274.32 x 27.94mm | 1,156.65g
- 17 Sep 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
DIVISION 1: INTRODUCTION TO PARAMEDIC CARE. 1. Introduction to Advanced Prehospital Care. 2. The Well-Being of the Paramedic. 3. EMS Systems. 4. Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic. 5. Illness and Injury Protection. 6. Medical/Legal Aspects of Advanced Prehospital Care. 7. Ethics in Advanced Prehospital Care. 8. General Principles of Pathophysiology. 9. General Principles of Pharmacology. 10. Medication Administration. 11. Therapeutic Communications. 12. Life-Span Development. 13. Airway Management and Ventilation. DIVISION 2: PATIENT ASSESSMENT. 14. The History. 15. Physical Exam Techniques. 16. Patient Assessment in the Field. 17. Clinical Decision Making. 18. Communications. 19. Documentation. DIVISION 3: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES. 20. Pulmonology. 21. Cardiovascular Emergencies. 22. Neurology. 23. Endocrinology. 24. Allergies and Anaphylaxis. 25. Gastroenterology. 26. Urology and Nephrology. 27. Toxicology and Substance Abuse. 28. Hematology. 29. Environmental Emergencies. 30. Infectious Disease. 31. Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders. 32. Gynecology. 33. Obstetrics. DIVISION 4: TRAUMA EMERGENCIES. 34. Trauma and Trauma Systems. 35. Blunt Trauma. 36. Penetrating Trauma. 37. Hemorrhage and Shock. 38. Soft Tissue Trauma. 39. Burns. 40. Musculoskeletal Trauma. 41. Head, Facial, and Neck Trauma. 42. Spinal Trauma. 43. Thoracic Trauma. 44. Abdominal Trauma. 45. Shock Trauma Resuscitation. DIVISION 5: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS. 46. Neonatology. 47. Pediatrics. 48. Geriatric Emergencies. 49. Abuse and Assault. 50. The Challenged Patient. 51. Acute Interventions for the Chronic-Care Patient. 52. Assessment-Based Management. 53. Ambulance Operations. 54. Medical Incident Command. 55. Rescue Awareness Operations. 56. Hazardous Materials Incidents. 57. Crime Scene Awareness.
About EMT-P MS Richard A. Cherry
Richard A. Cherry is Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Paramedic Training at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. His experience includes years of classroom teaching and emergency fieldwork. He is the author of several Brady EMS titles.Joseph J. Mistovich, M.Ed., NREMT-P, is Chairperson and Professor of the Department of Health Professions at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH. He has been in EMS for 20 years and is the author of many Brady EMS titles.