RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 316017554 LA English T1 Prehospital emergency care A1 Mistovich, Joseph J., Karren, Keith J., Werman, Howard A., Hafen, Brent Q., PB Brady/Pearson PP Boston YR 2010 SN 9780135028094 0135028094 9780135028100 0135028108 AB "The most complete resource for EMT-B training, this best-selling, reader-friendly book contains clear, step-by-step explanations with comprehensive, stimulating, and challenging material that prepares and equips users for real on-the-job situations. With its use of the case study model, state-of-the-art scans, algorithms, protocols, and the inclusion of areas above and beyond the DOT protocols, this new, 9th edition of Prehospital Emergency Care prepares users for success. The assessment and emergency care sections provide the most up-to-date strategies for providing competent care; and the enrichment sections further enhance readers' ability to assess and manage ill and injured patients in prehospital environments. Topics covered include an excellent introductory section that contains an overview of the human body, baseline vital signs, history taking, and ethical and legal issues. Subsequent chapters cover the airway; patient assessment; medical, behavioral, and obstetrics/gynecology; trauma; infants and children; operations; and advanced airway management. An excellent reference resource for emergency medical technicians."--Jacket.