SLAM

SLAM : Street Level Airway Management

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Using the SLAM Universal Emergency Airway Flowchart as the basis for the text, this book focuses on the fundamental aspects of anatomy and patient status and provides a practical approach for prehospital providers, nurses, residents and doctors working on airway management and patient ventilation skills. The book bridges the gap between the oversimplified and the detailed with effective redundancy and concept-building that reinforces the learning of difficult topics. Clearly presented, readable and concise, this compelling book makes a great training tool for Paramedics and EMS educators.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 213.36 x 271.78 x 25.4mm | 907.18g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131183206
  • 9780131183209
  • 940,986

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Using the SLAM Universal Emergency Airway Flowchart as the basis for the text, this book focuses on the fundamental aspects of anatomy and patient status and provides a practical approach for prehospital providers, nurses, residents and doctors working on airway management and patient ventilation skills. The book bridges the gap between the oversimplified and the detailed with effective redundancy and concept-building that reinforces the learning of difficult topics. Clearly presented, readable and concise, this compelling book makes a great training tool for Paramedics and EMS educators.show more

Table of contents

SLAM: Street Level Airway Management - Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1 - SLAM Universal Emergency Airway Flowchart Chapter 2 - Airway Anatomy and Assessment Chapter 3 - Oxygenation and Ventilation in Adults Chapter 4 - Direct Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation Chapter 5 - Confirmation of Tracheal Intubation and Monitoring of Lung Ventilation Chapter 6 - Pharmacology of Airway Management Chapter 7 - Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation in Adults Chapter 8 - Rescue Ventilation Chapter 9 - Advanced Techniques for Difficult Intubation Chapter 10 - Fiberscopic and Video-Assisted Intubation Chapter 11 - Lightwand Intubation Chapter 12 - Cricothyrotomy Chapter 13 - The Traumatized Airway Chapter 14 - The C-Spine Injured Patient Chapter 15 - Burns and Inhalation Injuries Chapter 16 - The Pediatric Airway Chapter 17 - Sedation/Analgesia for Post-Intubation Management Chapter 18 - Legal Implications of Emergency Airway Management Chapter 19 - Nosocomial Risks of Airway Management Answers to Review Questions Glossary Indexshow more

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