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Professional Paramedic, Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health & Pediatrics, 1st Edition

  • Richard Beebe Bassett Healthcare
  • Jeffrey C. Myers
  • ISBN-10: 1428323511  |  ISBN-13: 9781428323513
  • 1024 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50
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Overview

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.

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. MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
Chief Concern: Chest Pain.
1. Diagnostic 12 Lead ECG.
2. Acute Coronary Syndrome.
3. Heart Failure.
4. Errors of Automaticity .
5. Errors of Conduction: Tachycardia.
6. Errors of Conduction: Bradycardia.
7. Cardiac Resuscitation.
8. Disorders of Oxygenation.
9. Disorders of Ventilation.
10. Disorders of Brain Function.
11. Disorders of Cerebral Circulation.
12. Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous.
13. Disturbances of Glucose Metabolism.
14. Disturbances of Homeostatis.
15. Addiction Disorders.
16. Toxicological Emergencies.
17. Psychiatric Disorders.
18. Behavioral Emergencies.
19. Disorders: Hemorrhage.
20. Disorders: Pain.
21. Disorders: Loss of Renal Function.
22. Vascular Disorders.
23. Bleeding Disorders.
24. Back Pain.
25. Disturbance: Central Circulation.
26. Disorders of HEENT.
27. Infectious Diseases: Fever.
28. Infectious Diseases: Rash.
29. Immune Diseases.
30. Anaphylaxis.
31. Bariatric Medicine.
32. Cancer.
33. Medical Resuscitation.
Part II: MATERNAL HEALTH.
34. Gynecological Disorders.
35. Normal Pregnancy.
36. Complications of Pregnancy.
37. Childbirth.
38. Care of the Newly Born.
39. Neonatal Resuscitation.
Part III: PEDIATRIC MEDICINE.
40. Assessment of the Stable Child.
41. The Critically Ill Child.
42. Medical Emergencies.
43. Child Abuse or Neglect.
Part IV: SPECIAL PATIENTS.
44. Geriatrics.
45. Patients with Special Challenges.
46. Caring for the Chronically Ill Patient.
47. Domestic Violence and Sexual

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Instructor Resources  (ISBN-10: 1428323538 | ISBN-13: 9781428323537)

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 III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations  (ISBN-10: 1428323481 | ISBN-13: 9781428323483)

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. 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 your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession.

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Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations  (ISBN-10: 1428323481 | ISBN-13: 9781428323483)

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.

List Price = $101.95  | CengageBrain Price = $101.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.00

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.