Emergency Medical Responder

Emergency Medical Responder

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

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Based on the new National EMS Education Standards and endorsed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Enhanced Fifth Edition of our core first responder textbook offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. The experienced author team and the AAOS medical editors have transformed the Education Standards into a training program that reflects best practices in prehospital medicine. Current, state of the art medical content has been incorporated along with new cognitive and didactic material, and skills and features, to create a robust and innovative training solution for your course that will engage student's minds.

Interactive resources, including online testing and assessment materials, learning management system, and eLearning student resources, allow you the flexibility to build the course that works best for you and your students. The Enhanced Fifth Edition is the only way to prepare law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, rescue squad personnel, athletic trainers, college students, and laypersons for the challenges they will face in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449693015
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/29/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 514
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Preparatory
Chapter 1 EMS Systems
Chapter 2 Workforce Safety and Wellness
Chapter 3 Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issue s
Chapter 4 Communications and Documentation
Chapter 5 The Human Body
Section 2 Airway
Chapter 6 Airway Management
Chapter 7 Professional Rescuer CPR
Section 3 Patient Assessment
Chapter 8 Patient Assessment
Section 4 Medical
Chapter 9 Medical Emergencies
Chapter 10 Poisoning and Substance Abuse
Chapter 11 Behaviorial Emergencies
Chapter 12 Environmental Emergencies
Section 5 Trauma
Chapter 13 Bleeding, Shock, and Soft-Tissue Injuries
Chapter 14 Injuries to Muscles and Bones
Section 6 Special Patient Populations
Chapter 15 Childbirth
Chapter 16 Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter 17 Geriatric Emergencies
Section 7 EMS Operations
Chapter 18 Lifting and Moving Patients
Chapter 19 Transport Operations
Chapter 20 Vehicle Extrication
Chapter 21 Incident Management

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