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Trauma care & EMS operations

Author: Richard W O Beebe; Jeffrey Myers
Publisher: Clifton Park, N.Y. : Delmar Learning ; Andover : Cengage Learning [distributor], ©2012.
Series: Professional paramedic, v. 3
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W O Beebe; Jeffrey Myers
ISBN: 9781428323483 pbk 1428323481 pbk 9781428323490 142832349X
OCLC Number: 713326753
Description: xxiii, 680 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: section I. Trauma care --
1. Trauma overview --
Trauma systems --
Field triage --
Mechanism of injury --
Physics and trauma --
Blunt trauma --
Penetrating trauma --
Blast injuries --
2. Traumatic brain injury --
Soft-tissue injury --
Intracerebral hemorrhage --
Extracerebral hemorrhage --
Pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury --
Herniation syndromes --
Supratentorial herniation --
Infratentorial herniation syndromes --
History --
Examination --
Primary assessment --
Rapid trauma examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Goal-driven therapy --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
3. Neck and facial trauma --
Facial injuries --
Ocular injuries --
Ear injuries --
Neck injuries --
History --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
4. Spinal trauma --
Spinal cord injury --
Anatomy of the spine --
The spinal cord --
Spinal column injuries --
History --
Mechanisms of injury --
Examination --
Primary assessment --
Assessment --
Selective spinal immobilization --
Treatment --
Airway management --
Spinal motion restriction --
Evaluation --
Physiologic reaction to spinal cord injuries --
Disposition --
5. Thoracic trauma --
Mechanism of injury for blunt trauma --
Mechanism of injury for penetrating trauma --
History --
Examination --
Thoracic cage trauma --
Cardiopulmonary trauma --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Flail chest --
Evaluation --
Tension pneumothorax --
Disposition --
6. Abdominal and genitourinary trauma --
Solid organ injury --
Hollow viscus and diaphragmatic injury --
Vascular injury --
Genitourinary injury --
History --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
7. Orthopaedic trauma --
Biomechanics --
Sprains, ruptures, and dislocations --
Fractures --
History --
Past medical history --
Fracture risk --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Reduction --
Splinting --
Evaluation --
Pathophysiology of compartment syndrome --
Disposition --
8. Soft-tissue injury --
Abrasions --
Lacerations --
Punctures --
Avulsions and amputations --
Wound healing --
Special case of crush injury --
History --
Examination --
Straddle injuries --
Wound examination --
Special case of bites --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Minor bleeding --
Moderate bleeding --
Severe bleeding --
Amputated limbs --
Wound care : irrigation --
Wound dressing --
Futures in wound care --
Wound care : wound closure --
Evaluation --
Crush injury --
Traumatic rhabdomyolysis --
Disposition --
9. Burn trauma --
Thermal burns --
Chemical burns --
Electrical burns --
History --
Examination --
Assessment --
Burn estimates --
Assessment of electrical burns --
Treatment --
Smoke inhalation --
Burns and hypoperfusion --
Fluid resuscitation --
Pain management --
Field dressings --
Decontamination of chemical burns --
Ocular burns --
Treatment of electrical burns --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
10. Pediatric trauma considerations --
Injury patterns --
Trauma injuries --
Burns --
Psychological considerations --
History --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
11. Trauma resuscitation --
Oxygen delivery to the tissues --
Pathophysiology of hemorrhagic shock --
Initial patient contact : sick versus not sick --
Clear and unobstructed airway --
Assessment --
Management plan --
Adequate ventilation --
Assessment --
Management plan --
Adequate circulation --
Assessment --
Management plan. section II. Environmental medicine --
12. Heat emergencies --
Physiology review --
Heat illness --
Special case of malignant hyperthermia --
History --
Heatstroke and the homeless --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Special case of exertional rhabdomyolysis --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
13. Cold emergencies --
Thermoregulation --
Hypothermia defined --
Etiology of hypothermia --
Pathophysiology of hypothermia --
Local cold injuries --
History --
Examination --
Special case of intoxication --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Active rewarming --
Special case of rewarming shock --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
14. Mountain medicine --
Acclimatization --
Normal response to altitude --
Major disorders of altitude --
Minor disorders of altitude --
History --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Treatment for high altitude cerebral edema --
Treatment for high altitude pulmonary edema --
Treatment for Khumbu cough --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
15. Water emergencies --
Drowning --
Dive drowning --
Dysbarism --
Decompression illness --
Pulmonary barotrauma --
Minor dive syndromes --
History --
Examination --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Evaluation --
Disposition --
16. Envenomation --
Hymenoptera stings --
Snakebite --
Spiders --
Scorpions --
Marine envenomation --
History --
Examination --
Examination of the hymenoptera bite --
Snake identification --
Examination of the snakebite --
Examination of the Black Widow spider bite --
Examination of the Brown Recluse bite --
Examination of the scorpion bite --
Examination of the Cnidaria sting --
Assessment --
Treatment --
Treatment of snakebites --
Treatment of arthropod bites and stings --
Treatment of hymenoptera stings --
Treatment of marine envenomation --
Use of antivenin --
Evaluation --
Disposition. section III. EMS operations --
17. EMS vehicle and transport safety --
Background --
Optimizing safety --
Vehicle crashworthiness and design and occupant safety devices --
Visibility and conspicuity --
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) --
EMS practice and policy, and fleet management --
Challenges in emergency vehicle design --
18. Air medical transport --
Background --
Wartime --
Civilian adaptation --
Ground EMS development --
Integration of ground and air --
Current state of air medicine in the United States --
Program types --
Mission profile --
Special operations --
Staffing configuration --
On-scene missions --
Indications for air medical transport --
Triage --
Dispatch --
Auto-launch --
First responder arrival --
Specific conditions --
Nontrauma considerations --
Logistical considerations --
Interfacility missions --
EMTALA --
Indications for air medical transport --
Contraindications for air medical transport --
Flight physiology --
Gas laws --
Stresses of flight --
Air medical practice --
Scope of practice --
Protocols --
Quality assurance --
Medical direction --
Continuing education --
Landing zone --
Approach --
Landing zone safety --
Landing zone hand signals --
Touchdown --
Liftoff --
Aircraft capabilities --
Rotor wing --
Fixed wing --
Cost and reimbursement --
Safety --
History --
Regulation --
Culture of safety --
The rescue response --
Active and passive search measures --
Shore-based rescue sequence --
Throw bags --
Boat-based rescues --
Swift water rescue --
Surf rescue --
Ice rescue --
Boat-based ice rescue --
Patient treatment --
Stokes Basket use --
29. Wilderness search and rescue --
Four goals of search and rescue --
Wilderness search and rescue standards --
Search and rescue training --
Search and rescue operations --
Preplanning and preparation --
Notification and response --
Call-out --
Briefing and assignment --
Debriefing and check-out --
Critique --
Search and rescue incident management --
Search and rescue and NIMS --
Communications and information management --
Search theory and tactics --
Indirect search tactics --
Direct search tactics --
Hasty search --
Bastard search --
Grid searches --
Tracking --
Scent dogs --
High-tech equipment --
Lost person behavior --
Children 1 to 3 years old --
Children 3 to 6 years old --
Children 6 to 12 years old --
Adults over 65 --
Mentally retarded and autistic children --
Psychotic and despondent --
Hikers, hunters, and skiers --
EMS in search and rescue --
Wilderness medicine --
30. Technical rope rescue --
Phases of a rescue --
Preplanning --
Operations --
Termination --
31. Mass-gathering medicine --
Event preplanning --
EMS operations --
EMS response --
32. Tactical emergency medical support (TEMS) --
Types of tactical emergency medical support units --
Mission of TEMS --
Goal of TEMS --
Equipment --
Care under fire --
Medical evacuation --
Debriefing --
Special circumstances --
Operational security --
Armed versus unarmed paramedics.
Series Title: Professional paramedic, v. 3
Other Titles: Trauma care and EMS operations
Responsibility: by Richard W.O. Beebe and Jeffrey W. Myers.

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Part I: TRAUMA CARE. 1. Trauma Overview. 2. Traumatic Brain Injury. 3. Neck and Facial Trauma. 4. Spinal Trauma. 5. Chest Trauma. 6. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma. 7. Orthopedic Trauma. 8. Soft Read more...

 
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