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Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (Paperback) (American Academy of Orthopaedic

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Based on the National EMS Education Standards and the 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines, this textbook is meant to be a resource for emergency medical technician courses. It details the requirements needed to be licensed or certified as an EMT in most states and the practices and skills in the 2009 National EMS Education Standards, as well as information on the skills in the 2005 National EMS Scope of Practice Model. This includes workforce safety and wellness, communications and documentation, medical terminology, the basics of the human body, life span development, lifting and moving patients, and medical, legal, and ethical issues; patient assessment; airway management; pharmacology; shock and resuscitation; medical emergencies; trauma; special patient populations; EMS operations like vehicle extrication, incident management, and terrorism response and disaster management; and the team approach to health care. This edition incorporates current medical standards and evidence-based medical concepts. It also includes online access. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 1581
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Emergency Medicine
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Language: English
Street Date: February 12, 2016
TCIN: 50862796
UPC: 9781284080179
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-1371
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