EMR Complete: A Worktext

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Daniel J. Limmer / Edward T. Dickinson  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
896
Pub.-date
November 2013
ISBN13
9780133517033
ISBN
0133517039
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Description

For courses in Emergency Medical Responder

 

EMR Complete, Second Edition, is a combination text/workbook that enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned throughout a chapter by reading short segments followed by immediate review in which they can write and then check their answers. The Teaching and Learning package includes online access to instructor and student resources. This edition meets the 2015 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and ECC

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

  • Meets the National EMS Education Standards.
  • Enables students to apply knowledge and skills learned throughout a chapter from the perspective of an emergency medical responder.
  • Supported with online access to resources for teaching and learning success.

Features

For courses in Emergency Medical Responder

 

EMR Complete, Second Edition, is a combination text/workbook that enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned throughout a chapter by reading short segments followed by immediate review in which they can write and then check their answers. The Teaching and Learning package includes online access to instructor and student resources.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

  • Meets the National EMS Education Standards.
  • Enables students to apply knowledge and skills learned throughout a chapter from the perspective of an emergency medical responder.
  • Supported with online access to resources for teaching and learning success.

Hallmark Features:

 

Meets the most recent National EMS Education Standards:

  • Visual section openers, Objectives, Key Terms, and Media Resources help students gain a foundation for learning chapter material. 

Enables students to apply knowledge and skills learned throughout a chapter from the perspective of a first responder:

  • Each Section starts with a “Big Picture” example of a scene or patient and shows the steps or decisions students must make superimposed around the photo, providing visual context for concepts covered in the upcoming chapters.
  • Self-Check features in the margins tie back to one of the chapter objectives, prompting students to answer questions and review information if needed.
  • Emergency Medical Responder Practice and Critical Thinking features help students practice decision making skills in the context of situations they may encounter as first responders.
  • “Stop, Review, Remember” exercises at frequent intervals and “Review and Practice Examinations” after each section help students review, apply, and retain the concepts they have learned. 

Supported with online access to resources for teaching and learning success:

  • Available to instructors, is a full suite of supplements, including an Instructor’s Resource Manual, Test Banks, and PowerPoint slides.

New! Brady’s Student Resources site a wealth of tools to help student learning and comprehension, including quizzes, flashcards, scenarios and more.

New to this Edition

Meets the most recent National EMS Education Standards:

  • The latest updates from AHA on airway and resuscitation, plus the most recent updates in science and technology have been included throughout the text.
  • Nearly 100 new photos have been included, and all reflect the newest standards and guidelines.
  • Visual section openers, Objectives, Key Terms, and Media Resources help students gain a foundation for learning chapter material. 

Enables students to apply knowledge and skills learned throughout a chapter from the perspective of a first responder:

  • NEW! Section openers have been added to highlight critical concepts and help students develop an eye for critical vs. non-critical patients.
  • Each Section starts with a “Big Picture” example of a scene or patient and shows the steps or decisions students must make superimposed around the photo, providing visual context for concepts covered in the upcoming chapters.
  • Self-Check features in the margins tie back to one of the chapter objectives, prompting students to answer questions and review information if needed.
  • Emergency Medical Responder Practice and Critical Thinking features help students practice decision making skills in the context of situations they may encounter as first responders.
  • “Stop, Review, Remember” exercises at frequent intervals and “Review and Practice Examinations” after each section help students review, apply, and retain the concepts they have learned. 

Supported with online access to resources for teaching and learning success:

  • Available to instructors, is a full suite of supplements, including an Instructor’s Resource Manual, Test Banks, and PowerPoint slides.
  • New! Brady’s Student Resources site a wealth of tools to help student learning and comprehension, including quizzes, flashcards, scenarios and more.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: PREPARATORY

1.   Introduction to EMS Systems

2.   EMR Safety and Wellness

3.   Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

4.   Medical Terminology

5.   Anatomy and Physiology

6.   Lifespan Development

Section Review   

 

SECTION 2: AIRWAY AND CARDIAC RESUSCITATION

7.    Airway  

8.    Cardiac Resuscitation and Defibrillation 

Section Review  

 

SECTION 3: PATIENT ASSESSMENT

9.    Patient Assessment: Scene Size-up  

10.  Patient Assessment: The Primary Assessment

11. Patient Assessment: History and Vital Signs  

12. Patient Assessment: Secondary Assessment  

13. Communication and Documentation  

Section Review  

 

SECTION 4: MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

14.  Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies  

15.  Altered Mental Status

16. Medical Emergencies

Section Review  

 

SECTION 5: TRAUMA

17.  Overview of Trauma and Trauma Systems  

18.  Bleeding and Shock

19. Chest and Abdominal Emergencies

20. Soft Tissue Injuries

21. Injuries to the Head and Spine

22. Musculoskeletal Injuries

23. Environmental Emergencies

Section Review

 

SECTION 6: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS

24.  Obstetrics and Neonatal Care

25.  Pediatric Emergencies   

26. Geriatric Patients   

27. Special Populations and Situations

Section Review  

 

SECTION 7: OPERATIONS

28.  Operations

29.  Incident Management

30. Special Operations

31. Terrorism and Natural Disasters

Section Review

 

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Answer Key

Index