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EMT Prehospital Care - Revised Reprint (EMT Prehospital Care)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0323048668, Paperback)The Revised Third Edition is now updated to reflect the new 2005 emergency cardiac care guidelines. It provides a visually-rich, easy-to-read way to learn the EMT-Basic curriculum. Remaining true to previous editions, this new edition follows the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum for EMT-Basic. In addition to covering the essential points of the curriculum, it also goes beyond the curriculum in depth and breadth of content in all chapters, making this book an excellent choice for on-the-job reference. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.Opening Scenarios and Case-in-Points are integrated throughout the text and provide a clinical frame of reference.U.S. DOT objectives are integrated throughout each chapter.Illustrated assessment algorithms provide a step-by-step process for learning patient assessment.Treatment protocols summarize the key signs and symptoms and related treatment approaches for common clinical conditions.Expanded information on the Well-Being of the EMT-Basic discusses modes of infection transmissions, standard precautions of infection control, and information on Multiple Drug Resistant Infections.Illustrated skill sheets have been completely redesigned, providing easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographs.Content is updated to reflect the new 2005 emergency cardiac care guidelines.Companion CD-ROM supplements the information in the text with interactive case studies, skill challenges, review questions, and visual exercises."Nuts and Bolts," a new section at the end of every chapter, incorporates a summary, key terms, learning checklist, review questions, further review resources and U.S. DOT objectives - for a one-stop review of all key material.Expanded anatomy and physiology review at the beginning of each clinical chapter aids in reader comprehension.Expanded information on altered mental status and cardiopulmonary resuscitation offers totally up-to-date information on these developing topics.New chapters on Chest and Abdominal Injuries, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Geriatrics, and a new appendix on Domestic Abuse.
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