McGraw-Hill Education's EMT-Basic Exam Review, Third Edition

Paperback | August 10, 2015

byJr., Peter A. DiPrima, Jr., George Benedetto

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The ultimate one-stop success guide to the EMT-Basic exam—now fully updated

If you want the highest score possible on the EMT-Basic exam, there's no better study partnerthan McGraw-Hill Education’s EMT-Basic Exam Review book. Based on in-the-trenches insights from a seasoned EMT instructor, this streamlined, skill-building study guide helps you think through pre-hospital medicine while covering every must-know topic on the exam. Each chapter begins with a clinical scenario followed by a bulleted overview of key topics and is summarized by retention-enhancing Q&As at the end of every chapter. Also included are valuable exam preparation tips, the do's and don'ts of answering multiple-choice questions, plenty of clinical pearls, and photographs to help you identify critical instruments and equipment.

Now thoroughly updated and revised, the third edition of McGraw-Hill Education’s EMT-Basic Exam Review comes with an online question bank that allows you to choose your questions by topic and pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses, which is an ideal way to prepare for the exam. McGraw-Hill Education’s EMT-Basic Exam Review is packed with everything you need to boost your confidence—and your score.

  • High-yield outline format covers content comprehensively and concisely and is bolstered by Q&A, clinical scenarios, and easy-to-remember bulleted content
  • Up-to-date coverage of recent changes in the core curriculum
  • Includes a150-question practice exam at the end of the book that prepares you for a computerized test environment, plus an online question bank with over 200 practice questions

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The ultimate one-stop success guide to the EMT-Basic exam—now fully updated If you want the highest score possible on the EMT-Basic exam, there's no better study partnerthan McGraw-Hill Education’s EMT-Basic Exam Review book. Based on in-the-trenches insights from a seasoned EMT instructor, this streamlined, skill-building study guide ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 10, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071847197

ISBN - 13:9780071847193

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Preparatory

Chapter 1: Introduction to EMS Systems

Chapter 2: Workforce Safety and Wellness

Chapter 3: EMS Communication and Documentation

Chapter 4: Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues in EMS

Chapter 5: The Human Body

Chapter 6: Life Span Development

Section 2: Pharmacology

Chapter 7: General Pharmacology

Section 3: Patient Assessment

Chapter 8: Patient Assessment

Section 4: Airway

Chapter 9: Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygen Therapy

Section 5: Medical Emergencies

Chapter 10: Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 11: Cardiovascular and Hematological Emergencies

Chapter 12: Neurological Emergencies: Stroke, Seizures, and Syncope

Chapter 13: Immunological Emergencies

Chapter 14: Toxicological Emergencies

Chapter 15: Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Chapter 16: Infectious Diseases and Personal Protection

Chapter 17: Altered Mental Status and Diabetic Emergencies

Chapter 18: Psychiatric Emergencies

Chapter 19: Genitourinary and Renal Emergencies

Chapter 20: Gynecological Emergencies

Section 6: Shock

Chapter 21: Bleeding and Shock

Chapter 22: Mechanism of Injury, Kinematics of Trauma

Chapter 23: Soft Tissue Injuries

Chapter 24: Head, Face, Neck, and Spine Injuries

Chapter 25: Chest Trauma

Chapter 26: Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma

Chapter 27: Orthopedic Trauma

Chapter 28: Environmental Emergencies

Section 7: Special Patient Population

Chapter 29: Obstetric and Neonatal Emergencies

Chapter 30: Infants and Children

Chapter 31: Assessment of the Geriatric Patient

Chapter 32: Patients with Special Challenges

Section 8: EMS Operations

Chapter 33: Lifting and Moving Patients

Chapter 34: Ambulance Operations

Chapter 35: Gaining Access and Extrication

Chapter 36: Incident Management

Chapter 37: Response to Hazardous Materials and Terrorism

End of Book Crosswords

End of Chapter Answers

Index