ISBN-10:
1284107272
ISBN-13:
9781284107272
Pub. Date:
11/02/2016
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Emergency Medical Responder: Your First Response in Emergency Care / Edition 6

Emergency Medical Responder: Your First Response in Emergency Care / Edition 6

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), David Schottke
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Overview

Based on the National EMS Education Standards and endorsed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Emergency Medical Responder: Your First Response in Emergency Care, Sixth Edition 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. Using clear, accessible language and proven pedagogical features, the Sixth 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: 9781284107272
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/02/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 476
Sales rank: 518,195
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Section1 Preparatory
Chapter1 EMS Systems
Chapter2 Workplace Safety and Wellness
Chapter3 Lifting and Moving Patients
Chapter4 Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
Chapter5 Communications and Documentation
Chapter6 The Human Body
Section2 Airway
Chapter7 Airway Management
Chapter8 Professional Rescuer CPR
Section3 Patient Assessment
Chapter9 Patient Assessment
Section4 Medical
Chapter10 Medical Emergencies
Chapter11 Poisoning and Substance Abuse
Chapter12 Behavioral Emergencies
Chapter13 Environmental Emergencies
Section5 Trauma
Chapter14 Bleeding, Shock, and Soft-Tissue Injuries
Chapter15 Injuries to Muscles and Bones
Section6 Special Patient Populations
Chapter16 Childbirth
Chapter17 Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter18 Geriatric Emergencies
Section7 EMS Operations
Chapter19 Transport Operations
Chapter20 Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
Chapter21 Incident Management
AppendixA Medical Terminology

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