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Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene, 11th Edition

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Fundamental EMR skills and knowledge

  • The most up-to-date evidence¿-based medical practices are covered in each chapter, with an emphasis on the “why” of patient presentation.
  • Step-by-step skills are presented in 90 photo scans, giving the reader a quick reference resource.
  • New - New blood pressure guidelines from the American Hospital Association are included in Chapter 12, “Obtaining a Medical History and Vital Signs.”

New medical and administrative topics of the 11th edition

  • New - New topics in Chapter 3, “Wellness and Safety of the Emergency Medical Responder,” include Zika and Ebola, the new Hepatitis B vaccine for adults, and hospice care for patients with terminal illnesses.
  • New - New topics in Chapter 8, “Principles of Effective Documentation,” include HIPAA privacy concerns, error correction on electronic and paper PCRs, and the use of smartphone apps for patient documentation.
  • New - New topics in Chapter 15, “Caring for Respiratory Emergencies,” includes new content on trauma-related respiratory compromise, pulmonary edema, pneumonia, and agonal respirations.

Critical-thinking opportunities

  • Enhanced - First on Scene scenarios woven throughout each chapter have been enhanced. They place students in real-life emergency scenarios, offering a perspective unavailable with any other training resource.
  • First on Scene Run Review feature at the end of each chapter includes critical-thinking questions related to the First on Scene scenario and asks students to consider how they might have reacted differently.
  • Revised - Quick Quizzes at the end of each chapter have been revised to better assess the cognitive objectives. They include multiple-choice questions tied to DOT objectives as well as additional learning tasks.

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Help students think like EMRs
The leader in the field, Emergency Medical Responder: First on Scene provides clear, first responder¿–level training for fire service, emergency, law enforcement, military, civil, and industrial personnel. The text is based on the new National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards for Emergency Medical Responders and includes the 2017 Focused Updates from the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid. The fully updated 11th edition covers new topics recently introduced into emergency medical responder programs.

Also available with MyLab BRADY
By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Designed for EMS students and educators, MyLab BRADY engages students with unique practice opportunities, while supporting educators with valuable teaching material.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to EMS Systems
2. Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
3. Wellness and Safety of the Emergency Medical Responder
4. Introduction to Medical Terminology, Human Anatomy, and Lifespan Development
5. Introduction to Pathophysiology
6. Principles of Lifting, Moving, and Positioning of Patients
7. Principles of Effective Communication
8. Principles of Effective Documentation
9. Principles of Airway Management and Ventilation
10. Principles of Oxygen Therapy
11. Principles of Resuscitation
12. Obtaining a Medical History and Vital Signs
13. Principles of Patient Assessment
14. Caring for Cardiac Emergencies
15. Caring for Respiratory Emergencies
16. Caring for Common Medical Emergencies
17. Caring for Environmental Emergencies
18. Caring for Soft-Tissue Injuries and Bleeding
19. Recognition and Care of Shock
20. Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
21. Caring for Head and Spinal Injuries
22. Caring for Chest and Abdominal Emergencies
23. Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth
24. Caring for Infants and Children
25. Special Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
26. Introduction to EMS Operations and Hazardous Response
27. Introduction to Multiple-Casualty Incidents, the Incident Command System, and Triage

Appendices
1. Patient Monitoring Devices
2. Principles of Pharmacology
3. Air Medical Transport Operations
4. Introduction to Terrorism Response and Weapons of Mass Destruction

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