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Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations, 1st Edition

  • Richard Beebe Bassett Healthcare
  • Myers
  • ISBN-10: 1428323481  |  ISBN-13: 9781428323483
  • 752 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • List Price = $ 101.95
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About

Overview

Develop proficiency as a paramedic and deliver high quality critical care with the all-new Professional Paramedic Series! Based on the National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, yet street-friendly, each volume in the series walks you through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations highlights special response considerations and a broad range of operational medical topics to prepare readers with the complete spectrum of knowledge required to succeed as a Paramedic. Topics include traumatic brain injury, environmental medicine, specialty care transport, triage systems, and much more. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care and the application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure you are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of a paramedic.

Features and Benefits

  • COMPREHENSIVE: Meets and exceeds the National EMS Education Standards to ensure that students practice for success.
  • COMPLETE CURRICULUM: Each volume includes all the necessary tools for successful training, including Lesson Plans, correlating PowerPoint, Skill Sheets, Testbanks, Answers to Questions, Additional Resources, Image Library plus more!
  • PRACTICAL & STREET-FRIENDLY: Each volume presents "Case Reviews", step-by-step "Skills", "Street Smart" and "Professional Paramedic" tips, as well as "Regional and Cultural Considerations" to prepare students for the paramedic position.
  • LATEST EVIDENCE BASED RECOMMENDATIONS: Evidence –based and fully referenced to validate learning and meet requirements and expectations for success as a professional paramedic.
  • WRITTEN BY EXPERIENCED AUTHORS & PRACTICING PROFESSIONALS: Authors are active clinicians, as well as educators with a formal education background.

Table of Contents

Part I: TRAUMA CARE.
1. Trauma Overview.
2. Traumatic Brain Injury.
3. Neck and Facial Trauma.
4. Spinal Trauma.
5. Chest Trauma.
6. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma.
7. Orthopedic Trauma.
8. Soft Tissue Trauma.
9. Burns.
10. Trauma in Children.
11. Trauma Resuscitation.
Part II: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE.
12. Heat Emergencies.
13. Cold Emergencies.
14. Mountain Medicine.
15. Water Emergencies.
16. Bites and Stings.
Part III: EMS OPERATIONS.
17. EMS Vehicle Safety.
18. Air Transportation.
19. Specialty Care Transport.
Part IV: EMERGENCY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT.
20. National Incident Management System.
21. Emergency Response to Terrorism.
22. Response to Public Health Emergency.
23. Triage Systems.
24. Extrication.
25. Emergency Incident Rehabilitation.
26. Hazardous Materials Operations.
27. Urban Search and Rescue.
28. Water Rescue.
29. Wilderness Search and Rescue.
30. High and Low Angle Rescue.
31. Mass Gathering Medicine.
32. EMS Support of Tactical Operations

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1285158946  | ISBN-13: 9781285158945

List Price = $115.95


ePack: Text + CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285259289  | ISBN-13:  9781285259284

List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95


ISBN-10:  1133074383  | ISBN-13:  9781133074380

List Price = $493.95


Bundle: Text + Study Guide

ISBN-10:  1133218083  | ISBN-13:  9781133218081

List Price = $158.95  | CengageBrain Price = $158.95


ePack: Text, Volume III + Study Guide + CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285991141 | ISBN-13:  9781285991146

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Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1428323503 | ISBN-13: 9781428323506)

This full curriculum package provides you with the tools required for set up and management of a paramedic course, including content specific to each volume in the series: Administrative Materials: Practical Tips for Classroom Management, Equipment Lists, Resources for Tracking Student Progress. Lesson Plans. Correlating PowerPoint Presentations. Testbanks. Skill Sheets. Answers to Questions. Additional Resources. Image Library.

Professional Paramedic, Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics  (ISBN-10: 1428323511 | ISBN-13: 9781428323513)

Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Learn about application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. This book discusses a full range of emergencies, ranging from bleeding disorders to neonatal resuscitation. Each chapter in Volume II introduces a case that carries through the chapter to help readers make strong connections to actual patient experiences while learning the content. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, and precedes coverage of special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

Student Supplements

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 142832349X | ISBN-13: 9781428323490)

Practice for success with engaging case studies, practice questions, skills sheets and other activities found within this Study Guide.

List Price = $56.95  | CengageBrain Price = $56.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $42.50

Professional Paramedic, Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics  (ISBN-10: 1428323511 | ISBN-13: 9781428323513)

Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Learn about application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics. This book discusses a full range of emergencies, ranging from bleeding disorders to neonatal resuscitation. Each chapter in Volume II introduces a case that carries through the chapter to help readers make strong connections to actual patient experiences while learning the content. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care, and precedes coverage of special response considerations in Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.

List Price = $105.95  | CengageBrain Price = $105.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard Beebe

Richard Beebe, MS, BSN, NREMT-P is the program director for Bassett Health Care’s Center for Rural Emergency Medical Services Education in Cooperstown, New York. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Cobleskill, New York. Richard Beebe is also a practicing field Paramedic with the Guilderland Police Department, since 1988. Richard Beebe has a Masters degree in education, is a registered Nurse and a nationally registered Paramedic. Richard Beebe has been an EMS educator for over two decades and is a chapter member of the National Association of EMS Educators. Mr. Beebe is a state and national speaker, author or editor of several textbooks, and has been recently working in a leadership role on the committee for the National EMS Education Standards of the National Association of EMS Educators.