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Jones Bartlett Emergency Medical Responder, 5th Edition

SKU: 50-426

Vendor Part Number: 9781449693008


Based on the new National EMS Education Standards and endorsed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Fifth Edition of our core first responder textbook 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 in pre-hospital medicine. Current, state of the art medical content has been incorporated along with new cognitive and didactic material, and skills and features, to create a robust and innovative training solution for your course that will engage student's minds.

Interactive resources, including online testing and assessment materials, learning management system, and eLearning student resources, allow you the flexibility to build the course that works best for you and your students. The Fifth 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.



Table of Contents:

Section  1  Preparatory
  Chapter  1  EMS Systems
  Chapter  2  Workforce Safety and Wellness
  Chapter  3  Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  Chapter  4  Communications and Documentation
  Chapter  5  The Human Body
Section  2  Airway
  Chapter  6  Airway Management
  Chapter  7  Professional Rescuer CPR
Section  3  Assessment
  Chapter  8  Patient Assessment
Section  4  Medical
  Chapter  9  Medical Emergencies
  Chapter  10  Poisoning and Substance Abuse
  Chapter  11  Behavioral Emergencies
  Chapter  12  Environmental Emergencies
Section  5  Trauma
  Chapter  13  Bleeding, Shock, and Soft-Tissue Injuries
  Chapter  14  Injuries to Muscles and Bones
Section  6  Special Patient Populations
  Chapter  15  Childbirth
  Chapter  16  Pediatric Emergencies
  Chapter  17  Geriatric Emergencies
Section  7  EMS Operations
  Chapter  18  Lifting and Moving Patients
  Chapter  19  Transport Operations
  Chapter  20  Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
  Chapter  21  Incident Management

ISBN-13: 9781449693008