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Advanced EMT : A Clinical Reasoning Approach
by Melissa Alexander and Richard Belle




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Using the National EMS Education Standards as a foundation, Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach is designed to assist students in successfully completing their Advanced EMT course and ultimately obtaining their licensure. Special care has been taken to ensure that the latest applicable research was reviewed during the development of this text, resulting in our ability to deliver the latest evidence-based patient care to you and your students.

KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Practice; Emergency Medical Services, Health Care, and Public Health Systems; Workforce Wellness and Personal Safety; Ethical and Medical/Legal Considerations in Advanced EMT Practice; Ambulance Operations and Responding to EMS Calls; Communication and Teamwork; Medical Terminology; Human Body Systems; Life Span Development and Cultural Considerations; Pathophysiology: Selected Impairments of Homeostasis; Principles of Pharmacology; Medication Administration; Medications; General Approach to Patient Assessment and Clinical Reasoning; Scene Size-Up and Primary Assessment; Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygenation; Resuscitation: Managing Shock and Cardiac Arrest; Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices; History Taking, Secondary Assessment, and Reassessment; Respiratory Disorders; Cardiovascular Disorders; Neurologic Disorders; Endocrine Disorders; Abdominal Pain and Gastrointestinal Disorders; Renal, Genitourinary, and Gynecologic Disorders; Hematologic Disorders; Immunologic Disorders; Infectious Illnesses; Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal and Soft-Tissue Disorders; Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Oral Cavity; Mental Illness and Behavioral Emergencies; Toxicologic Emergencies; Trauma Systems and Incident Command; Mechanisms of Injury, Trauma Assessment, and Trauma Triage Criteria; Soft-Tissue Injuries and Burns; Musculoskeletal Injuries; Head, Brain, Face, and Neck Trauma; Thoracic Trauma; Abdominal Trauma; Spine Injuries; Environmental Emergencies; Multisystem Trauma and Trauma Resuscitation; Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn; Pediatric Emergencies; Geriatrics; Patients with Special Challenges; Rescue Operations and Vehicle Extrication; Hazardous Materials; Response to Terrorism and Disasters

MARKET: Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach is designed to assist readers in successfully completing their Advanced EMT course and ultimately obtaining their licensure.

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Overview

Using the National EMS Education Standards as a foundation, Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach is designed to assist students in successfully completing their Advanced EMT course and ultimately obtaining their licensure. Special care has been taken to ensure that the latest applicable research was reviewed during the development of this text, resulting in our ability to deliver the latest evidence-based patient care to you and your students.

KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Practice; Emergency Medical Services, Health Care, and Public Health Systems; Workforce Wellness and Personal Safety; Ethical and Medical/Legal Considerations in Advanced EMT Practice; Ambulance Operations and Responding to EMS Calls; Communication and Teamwork; Medical Terminology; Human Body Systems; Life Span Development and Cultural Considerations; Pathophysiology: Selected Impairments of Homeostasis; Principles of Pharmacology; Medication Administration; Medications; General Approach to Patient Assessment and Clinical Reasoning; Scene Size-Up and Primary Assessment; Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygenation; Resuscitation: Managing Shock and Cardiac Arrest; Vital Signs and Monitoring Devices; History Taking, Secondary Assessment, and Reassessment; Respiratory Disorders; Cardiovascular Disorders; Neurologic Disorders; Endocrine Disorders; Abdominal Pain and Gastrointestinal Disorders; Renal, Genitourinary, and Gynecologic Disorders; Hematologic Disorders; Immunologic Disorders; Infectious Illnesses; Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal and Soft-Tissue Disorders; Disorders of the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Oral Cavity; Mental Illness and Behavioral Emergencies; Toxicologic Emergencies; Trauma Systems and Incident Command; Mechanisms of Injury, Trauma Assessment, and Trauma Triage Criteria; Soft-Tissue Injuries and Burns; Musculoskeletal Injuries; Head, Brain, Face, and Neck Trauma; Thoracic Trauma; Abdominal Trauma; Spine Injuries; Environmental Emergencies; Multisystem Trauma and Trauma Resuscitation; Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn; Pediatric Emergencies; Geriatrics; Patients with Special Challenges; Rescue Operations and Vehicle Extrication; Hazardous Materials; Response to Terrorism and Disasters

MARKET: Advanced EMT: A Clinical-Reasoning Approach is designed to assist readers in successfully completing their Advanced EMT course and ultimately obtaining their licensure.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780134420127
  • ISBN-10: 0134420128
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publish Date: November 2016
  • Page Count: 1216
  • Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.4 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds


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