McGraw-Hill's EMT-Paramedic, 3rd Ed.

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ISBN: 9780071849029

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The ultimate one-stop success guide to the EMT-Paramedic exam--now fully updated! If you want to ace the EMT Paramedic Certification Exam, there's no better study partner than McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Paramedic Exam Review. Based on in-the-trenches insights from seasoned EMT instructor Peter A. DiPrima, Jr., this concise, skill-building learning tool helps More »

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ISBN: 9780071849029

The ultimate one-stop success guide to the EMT-Paramedic exam--now fully updated!

If you want to ace the EMT Paramedic Certification Exam, there's no better study partner than McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Paramedic Exam Review. Based on in-the-trenches insights from seasoned EMT instructor Peter A. DiPrima, Jr., this concise, skill-building learning tool helps you think through pre-hospital medicine while covering every must-know topic on the exam--from pharmacology to hazardous materials awareness.

Each chapter begins with a clinical scenario followed by a bulleted overview of key topics and is summarized by chapter-ending Q&As. Also included are valuable exam preparation tips, the do's and don'ts of answering multiple-choice questions, and much more. Turn to any page, and you'll see that the Third Edition of McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Paramedic Exam Review has everything you need to boost your confidence--and your score.

Rely on this indispensable resource for:

  • A complete 180-question practice exam at the end of the book
  • New and improved online question bank (available at www.mcgrawhillemt.com) with over 360 EMT-P practice questions--and answers that correspond to topics in the text
  • High-yield outline format bolstered by Q&As, realistic clinical scenarios, and retention-enhancing bulleted content
  •  Seven sections that incorporate the most recent Paramedic National Curriculum
  • Content corresponding to National EMS Education Standards
  • Updated section on Advanced Life Support Monitoring featuring chapters on 12-lead ECG, Capnography, and Understanding Blood Chemistry
  • EKGs and ECGs that enhance your comfort level with reading leads--a growing part of the EMT's job function
  • Photographs facilitating the identification of critical instruments and equipment
  •  And more!

Peter A. DiPrima, Jr., EMT-P is a Lakeland Fire District Firefighter/Paramedic. He is also a Port Jefferson Ambulance EMS Supervisor, and an EMT Training Unit Supervisor with the Suffolk County Police Department in Ronkonkoma, New York.

 

Table of contents

Chapter 1: EMS Systems

Chapter 2: Workforce Safety and Wellness

Chapter 3: Therapeutic Communications

Chapter 4: Medical Legal Ethics

Chapter 5: Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 6: Life-Span Development

Chapter 7: Pharmacology

Chapter 8: Airway Management, Respiration, and Artificial Ventilation

Chapter 9: Patient Assessment

Chapter 10: Neurology

Chapter 11: Abdominal and Gastrointestinal

Chapter 12: Immunology

Chapter 13: Infectious Diseases

Chapter 14: Endocrine Disorders

Chapter 15: Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 16: Cardiovascular Emergencies

Chapter 17: Toxicology

Chapter 18: Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 19: Hematology

Chapter 20: Genitourinary-Renal

Chapter 21: Gynecology

Chapter 22: Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 23: Diseases of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

Chapter 24: Shock and Resuscitation

Chatper 25: Trauma

Chapter 26: Chest Trauma

Chapter 27: Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

Chapter 28: Orthopedic Trauma

Chapter 29: Soft Tissue Trauma

Chapter 30: Head, Neck, Face, and Spinal Trauma

Chapter 31: Environmental Emergencies

Chapter 32: Obstetrics

Chapter 33: Neonatology

Chapter 34: Pediatrics

Chapter 35: Geriatrics

Chapter 36: Patients with Special Challenges

Chapter 37: Principles of Safely Operating a Ground Ambulance

Chapter 38: Incident Management and Mass Casualty Incidents

Chapter 39: Rescue Awareness and Operations

Chapter 40: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Response to Terrorist Incidents

End of Chapter Answers

Practice Exam

Practice Exam Answers

Index

 Pages: 676, Sept. 2015

Firefighters Bookstore Item # 16181-3

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