Limmer Essentials Of Emergency Care

ISBN 13: 9780130194947

Essentials Of Emergency Care

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9780130194947: Essentials Of Emergency Care

Designed for experienced EMT-Bs, this book thoroughly but concisely covers topics related to the infrequently used skills and knowledge required for a re-certification exam. It also provides new information and skills in chapters discussing such topics as medical and legal issues; the human body; lifting and moving; assessment of trauma, medical, pediatric, and geriatric patients; communications and documentation; general pharmacology, respiratory and cardiac emergencies; allergic reaction; bleeding and shock; soft tissue injuries; infants and children; ambulance operations; and gaining access and rescue. For emergency medical technicians.

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Essentials of Emergency Care, 3e is the perfect tool for helping your students continue their success as EMT-Bs. New technology provides additional comprehensive practice and review.

  • Student CD-ROM contains a unique diagnostic pretest, posttest, and chapter quizzes.
  • The Web Essentials Companion Website is a valuable online resource that includes interactive quizzes and case studies as well as links to important EMS websites.
  • Case Studies within chapters help make the theory-to-practice connection.
  • Advanced content is offered on topics such as pathophysiology, medications, diagnosis, and infectious disease.
  • lifespan Development highlights important pediatric and geriatric issues within the chapters.
  • Instructor support has been improved with PowerPoint slides and distance learning options including Course Compass and Blackboard platforms.

About the Author:

Daniel Limmer, EMT-P, is a faculty member at the George Washington University Health Services program in Washington, DC. He has been involved in emergency services for more than twenty years as a paramedic, police officer, and educator. He is a co-author of Emergency Care, Ninth Edition, First Responder: A Skills Approach, Fire Service First Responder, and Advanced Medical Life Support.

Bob Elling, MPA, REMT-P, is currently a full-time faculty member at the Institute of Prehospital Emergency Medicine at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. He is also a Professor of Management with the American College of Prehospital Medicine, and works part-time as a paramedic with the Colonie EMS Department (NY). His publications include: Pocket Reference for the EMT-B and First Responder, First Responder. Exam Preparation and Review, Emergency Care Student Workbook, and Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice Volume 5 Student Workbook. Bob has written hundreds of articles for magazines and internet websites as well as video scripts.

Michael R O'Keefe, REMT-P, is Training Coordinator for the Vermont Department of Health's EMS division. He has been active as chairperson of the National Council of State EMS Training Coordinators and with the development of various national EMS curricula. He was a member of the curriculum development group for the "First Responder: National Standard Curriculum." He also is a co-author of Emergency Care, Ninth Edition.

Edward T. Dickinson, M.D., NREMT-P, FACEP, (Medical Editor) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he is Director of EMS Field Operations. He is Medical Director of the Town of Colonie EMS Department (NY) and the Malvern Fire Company (PA). Dr. Dickinson is active in prehospital research and the medical editor of numerous Brady EMT-B and First Responder texts. He is also the author of Fire Service Emergency Care and co-author of Emergency Incident Rehabilitation.

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