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Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package

$159.95

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1672 pages
Paperback + Essentials

Description

Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package

Overview

Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package includes:

Content Instruction Student Learning Materials
Textbook Assessments Practice Activities++
Audiobook Analytics
Slides
++Only available when assigned by instructors.

 

About Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Twelfth Edition:

Since 1971, Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured has advanced how EMS education is delivered to help train exceptional EMS professionals around the globe. Fifty years later, the Twelfth Edition is now the most comprehensive, innovative EMT educational solution ever developed. Concepts of teamwork, communication, and empathy are woven throughout the chapters, challenging students to become more compassionate, conscientious health care professionals as well as skilled clinicians.

Current, State-of-the-Art Content

Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Essentials Package, Twelfth Edition delivers the latest medical evidence and alignment to current standards, along with a revised layout to improve readability.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the National EMS Education Standards and the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
  • Updated coverage of PPE and CDC guidelines for safe patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Focus on Career Readiness and Employability 

For those who care about more than just pass rates, the Twelfth Edition is devoted to addressing the most common job readiness issues reported by employers.

  • Greater emphasis on empathy, teamwork, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving to ensure students are well prepared as they transition into the field.
  • A new “Street Smarts” feature that helps bridge the gap between the classroom and field environment by addressing nontechnical skills that improve patient and co-worker interactions.
  • The enhanced content on provider mental health, wellness, and safety.

Innovative and Flexible Package Options that Work for Your Course

Helpful student resources like an audiobook, interactive lectures, simulations, and videos drive value and cater to a variety of learning styles and needs. Educators are supported by a range of instructional and assessment resources to simplify traditional, hybrid, and flipped course delivery.

  • Premier Package: Comprehensive education solutions that facilitate student engagement and virtual learning. Premier Packages are customized for traditional classrooms and for flipped classrooms for those that wish to offer a more student-directed learning environment.
  • Advantage Package: Foundational resources that prepare students to pass the National Registry Exam and enter the field better prepared to interact with the people in their community.
  • Essentials Package: High-quality materials to meet core content and instruction needs.

Contents

  • Section  1  Preparatory
  •   Chapter  1  EMS Systems
  •   Chapter  2  Workforce Safety and Wellness
  •   Chapter  3  Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
  •   Chapter  4  Communication and Documentation
  •   Chapter  5  Medical Terminology
  •   Chapter  6  The Human Body
  •   Chapter  7  Life Span Development
  •   Chapter  8  Lifting and Moving Patients
  •   Chapter  9  The Team Approach to Health Care
  • Section  2  Patient Assessment
  •   Chapter  10  Patient Assessment
  • Section  3  Airway
  •   Chapter  11  Airway Management
  • Section  4  Pharmacology
  •   Chapter  12  Principles of Pharmacology
  • Section  5  Shock and Resuscitation
  •   Chapter  13  Shock
  •   Chapter  14  BLS Resuscitation
  • Section  6  Medical
  •   Chapter  15  Medical Overview
  •   Chapter  16  Respiratory Emergencies
  •   Chapter  17  Cardiovascular Emergencies
  •   Chapter  18  Neurologic Emergencies
  •   Chapter  19  Gastrointestinal and Urologic Emergencies
  •   Chapter  20  Endocrine and Hematologic Emergencies
  •   Chapter  21  Allergy and Anaphylaxis
  •   Chapter  22  Toxicology
  •   Chapter  23  Behavioral Health Emergencies
  •   Chapter  24  Gynecologic Emergencies
  • Section  7  Trauma
  •   Chapter  25  Trauma Overview
  •   Chapter  26  Bleeding
  •   Chapter  27  Soft-Tissue Injuries
  •   Chapter  28  Face and Neck Injuries
  •   Chapter  29  Head and Spine Injuries
  •   Chapter  30  Chest Injuries
  •   Chapter  31  Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries
  •   Chapter  32  Orthopaedic Injuries
  •   Chapter  33  Environmental Health Emergencies
  • Section  8  Special Patient Populations
  •   Chapter  34  Obstetrics and Neonatal Care
  •   Chapter  35  Pediatric Emergencies
  •   Chapter  36  Geriatric Emergencies
  •   Chapter  37  Patients with Special Challenges
  • Section  9  EMS Operations
  •   Chapter  38  Transport Operations
  •   Chapter  39  Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue
  •   Chapter  40  Incident Management
  •   Chapter  41  Terrorism Response and Disaster Management

Samples

Student Workbook Errata Sheet (PDF)
Twelfth Edition Overview (PDF)
Eleventh to Twelfth Edition Updates (PDF)
Twelfth Edition Content Walkthrough (PPT)

 

Additional information

Weight 6.44 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 2.2 × 10.9 in