Princeton University Library Catalog

Emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2011.
Εdition:
10th ed. / American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ; editors, Leaugeay Barnes, Joseph A. Ciotola, Benjamin Gulli.
Description:
xix, 1566 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"In 1971, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) published the first edition of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured and created the backbone of EMS education. Now, the Tenth Edition of this gold standard training program raises the bar even higher with its world-class content and instructional resources that meet the diverse needs of today's educators and students." "Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, the Tenth Edition 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 AAOS medical editors have transformed the Education Standards into a training program that reflects current trends in prehospital medicine and best practices. New cognitive and didactic material is presented, along with new skills and features, to create a robust and innovative training solution for your course that will engage student's minds."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
  • "40th anniversary orange book series"--Cover.
  • Includes index.
Contents:
Sect. 1. Preparatory -- Ch. 1. EMS Systems -- Ch. 2. Workforce Safety and Wellness -- Ch. 3. Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues -- Ch. 4. Communications and Documentation -- Ch. 5. The Human Body -- Sect. 2. Pharmacology -- Ch. 6. Life Span Development -- Sect. 3. Patient Assessment -- Ch. 8. Patient Assessment -- Sect. 4. Airway -- Ch. 9. Airway Management -- Sect. 5. Shock and Resuscitation -- Ch. 10. Shock -- Ch. 11. BLS Resuscitation -- Sect. 6. Medical -- Ch. 12. Medical Overview -- Ch. 13. Respiratory Emergencies -- Ch. 14. Cardiovascular Emergencies -- Ch. 15. Neurologic Emergencies -- Ch. 16. Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies -- Ch. 17. Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies -- Ch. 18. Immunologic Emergencies -- Ch. 19. Toxicology -- Ch. 20. Psychiatric Emergencies -- Ch. 21. Gynecologic Emergencies -- Sect. 7. Trauma -- Ch. 22. Trauma Overview -- Ch. 23. Bleeding -- Ch. 24. Soft-Tissue Injuries -- Ch. 25. Face and Neck Injuries -- Ch. 26. Head and Spine Injuries -- Ch. 27. Chest Injuries -- Ch. 28. Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries -- Ch. 29. Orthopaedic Injuries -- Ch. 30. Environmental Emergencies -- Sect. 8. Special Patient Populations -- Ch. 31. Obstetrics and Neonatal Care -- Ch. 32. Pediatric Emergencies -- Ch. 33. Geriatric Emergencies -- Ch. 34. Patients With Special Challenges -- Sect. 9. EMS Operations -- Ch. 35. Lifting and Moving Patients -- Ch. 36. Transport Operations -- Ch. 37. Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue -- Ch. 38. Incident Management -- Ch. 39. Terrorism Response and Disaster Management -- Sect. 10. ALS Techniques -- Ch. 40. ALS Assist.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780763778286 (pbk.)
  • 0763778281 (pbk.)
  • 9780763778491 (hardcover)
  • 0763778494 (hardcover)
LCCN:
2010002592
OCLC:
502393070
Related name:
RCP:
C - S