Mosby's EMT-Basic Textbook, 2nd Edition (Non-Revised)

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ISBN: 9780323085298

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Mosby's EMT-Basic Textbook, 2nd Edition (Non-Revised)

Overview

The 2011 Update now reflects the new 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. This straightforward EMT-Basic textbook follows the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum (NSC) for the EMT-Basic closer than any other textbook. It includes four new chapters, as well as supplemental information requested by instructors. The clear, easy-to-read writing style and visually More »

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ISBN: 9780323085298

The 2011 Update now reflects the new 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines. This straightforward EMT-Basic textbook follows the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum (NSC) for the EMT-Basic closer than any other textbook. It includes four new chapters, as well as supplemental information requested by instructors. The clear, easy-to-read writing style and visually engaging design make this text a favorite among EMT-Basic students. Plus, an all-new companion DVD, featuring all of the skill sequences contained in the textbook, is included. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.

  • Precisely follows the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard Curriculum (NSC) for the EMT-Basic.
  • Prepares students for the National Registry EMT-Basic exam by providing information, assessments, and skills as exactly outlined in the curriculum.
  • Introduces students to cognitive, affective, and psychomotor objectives found on in the NSC.
  • Features a straightforward and easy-to-read writing style - without being overly simplistic.
  • Uses an assessment-based treatment focus.
  • Includes step-by-step instructions within Techniques boxes for each skill.
  • An abundance of illustrations, special boxes, and engaging chapter openers make the text visually appealing for students.
  • Case Studies at the beginning of each chapter prepare students for the material presented.
  • Principle boxes illustrate the general concepts underlying the skills.
  • EMT Alert boxes highlight critical information for patient care and rescuer safety.
  • Content is updated to reflect the new 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines.
  • 198 new and updated illustrations - for a total of 680 illustrations
  • New information on HIPAA, current CDC and OSHA specifications, and updated equipment.
  • Four new chapters: Assisting with ALS, Geriatrics, Tactical Emergency Medical Support, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. These new chapters present information EMT-Basics need to know to be prepared for the field and not detailed in the NSC.
  • A companion DVD, included with the textbook, offers an exciting alternative tool for students to learn skills. The DVD contains all of the skill sequences in the textbook.
  • Each chapter contains supplemental information not in the NSC. For example, Respiratory Emergencies (Chapter 18) now includes information about emphysema, bronchitis, and asthma not found in the NSC.
  • Expanded! Chapter 1: Introduction to Emergency Medical Care includes more detailed information about how to work with police officers and firefighters.
  • Expanded! Chapter 16: Documentation is completely revised and updated.

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