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Emergency Medical Responder: First Responder in Action

Emergency Medical Responder: First Responder in Action

2nd Edition
By Barbara Aehlert
Copyright: 2011
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ISBN10: 0073519804 | ISBN13: 9780073519807


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Module 1: Preparatory

Chapter 1: EMS Systems and Research

Chapter 2: Workforce Safety and Wellness

Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Issues and Documentation

Chapter 4: EMS System Communication

Chapter 5: Medical Terminology

Module 2: Function and Development of the Human Body

Chapter 6: The Human Body

Chapter 7: Pathophysiology

Chapter 8: Lifespan Development

Module 3: Pharmacology

Chapter 9: Principles of Pharmacology

Module 4: Airway Management, Respiration, and Ventilation

Chapter 10: Airway Management, Respiration, and Ventilation

Module 5: Patient Assessment

Chapter 11: Therapeutic Communications and History Taking

Chapter 12: Patient Assessment

Module 6: Medical Emergencies

Chapter 13: Medical Overview

Chapter 14: Neurological Disorders

Chapter 15: Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 16: Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 17: Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 18: Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders

Chapter 19: Genitourinary/Renal Disorders

Chapter 20: Gynecological Emergencies

Chapter 21: Anaphylaxis

Chapter 22: Toxicology

Chapter 23: Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 24: Diseases of the Nose

Module 7: Shock

Chapter 25: Shock

Module 8: Trauma

Chapter 26: Trauma Overview

Chapter 27: Bleeding and Soft Tissue Trauma

Chapter 28: Chest Trauma

Chapter 29: Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

Chapter 30: Trauma to Muscles and Bones

Chapter 31: Head, Face, Neck, and Spine Trauma

Chapter 32: Special Considerations in Trauma

Chapter 33: Environmental Trauma

Chapter 34: Multisystem Trauma

Module 9: Special Patient Populations

Chapter 35: Obstetrics

Chapter 36: Neonatal Care

Chapter 37: Pediatrics

Chapter 38: Older Adults

Chapter 39: Patients with Special Challenges

Module 10: EMS Operations

Chapter 40: Principles of Emergency Response and Transportation

Chapter 41: Incident Management

Chapter 42: Multiple Casualty Incidents

Chapter 43: Air Medical Transport

Chapter 44: Vehicle Extrication

Chapter 45: Hazardous Materials Awareness

Chapter 46: Terrorism and Disaster Response


Appendix A: CPR

Appendix B: Rural and Frontier EMS