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cover image - Prehospital Emergency Medicine Secrets, Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323722704
Copyright: 2022
Publication Date: 11-03-2021
Page Count: 304
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $33.99

Prehospital Emergency Medicine Secrets, Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 1st Edition

by Robert P. Olympia, MD, FAAP and Jeffrey S. Lubin, MD,MPH

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cover image - Prehospital Emergency Medicine Secrets, Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323722704
Copyright: 2022
Publication Date: 11-03-2021
Page Count: 304
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $33.99
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For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Prehospital Emergency Medicine Care Secrets is an all-new addition to this popular series, offering practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in this dynamic field. This new resource features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
    • The proven Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time – succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective.
    • Covers the full range of essential topics including disaster and multiple casualty incidents, psychiatric emergencies, and prehospital skills and procedures for in-training or practicing professionals.
    • Fully revised and updated, including protocols and guidelines that are continuously evolving and that increasingly dictate best practices.
    • Includes chapters on public health and EMS, infectious disease emergencies/sepsis, telemedicine and emerging telecommunications, transport of the highly infectious patient, mass casualty evacuation and patient movement, biological and chemical terrorism, community disaster preparedness, and airway management, oxygenation, and ventilation.
    • Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams.
    • Bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from global leaders in the field – all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content.
    • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.
  • Top 100 Secrets
    1      History of Emergency Medical Services
    2      Destination Guidelines and Hospital Designation
    3      Emergency Vehicle Operation, EMS System Design, and Prehospital Communications
    4      Media and Public Relations
    5      Medical direction and Medicolegal Issues
    6      Public Health and EMS
    7      Quality Improvement and Research in EMS
    8      Scene safety
    9      Critical incident stress and Occupational Health Issues in EMS
    10    Prehospital Physical Assessment and Critical Interpretation of Vital Signs
    11    Cardiac Arrest, Including ECMO
    12     Hypotension and Shock
    13     Altered Mental Status
    14     Arrhythmias and Electrocardiogram Interpretation
    15     Cardiac Emergencies--Chest Pain, STEMI, ACS, CHF
    16     Cardiac Device Emergencies
    17     Gastrointestinal Emergencies
    18     Diabetic Emergencies
    19     Sepsis
    20     Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
    21     Dyspnea
    22     Seizures
    23     Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack
    24     Syncope
    25     General Adult Trauma Principles and Triage
    26     Head Injuries and Facial Trauma
    27     Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries
    28     Chest, Abdominal, and Pelvic Injuries
    29     Extremity Injuries
    30     Thermal Burns and Inhalational Injuries
    31     Care of the Entrapped Patient, Including Crush Injury
    32     Prehospital Physical Assessment and Critical Interpretation of Vital Signs
    33     Cardiac Arrest and Arrhythmias
    34     Shock
    35     Altered Mental Status
    36     Chest Pain and Syncope
    37     Respiratory Distress Emergencies
    38     Seizures
    39     Technology Dependent Children
    40     General Pediatric Trauma Principles and Triage
    40     Technology Dependent Children
    41     Head Injuries and Facial Trauma
    42     Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries
    43     Chest, Abdominal, and Pelvic Injuries
    44     Extremity Injuries
    45     Thermal Burns and Inhalational Injuries
    46     General Principles in Disasters and Multiple Casualty Incidents
    46     General Principles in Disasters and Mass Casualty Incidents
    47     Prehospital Triage for Mass Casualties
    48     Mass Casualty Evacuation and Patient Movement
    49     Biological and Chemical Terrorism
    50     Radiation and Radiation Injury
    51     Blast Injuries
    52     Hazardous Materials Response
    53     Tactical Emergency Medical Services
    54     Search and Rescue
    55     Community Disaster Preparedness
    56     General Principles in Wilderness Medicine
    56     General Principles in Wilderness Medicine
    57     Bites, Stings, and Envenomations
    58     Dysbarisms
    59     Heat and Cold Related Illness
    60     Lightning and Electrical Emergencies
    61     Drowning and Submersion Injury
    62     Interfacility Transport, Including Ground Critical Care Transport
    63     Bariatric Emergencies
    64     Geriatric Emergencies
    65     Aeromedical Transport
    66     Community Paramedicine
    67     Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Maltreatment
    68     End of Life Issues
    69     Poisonings and Toxic Exposures
    70     Airway Management, Oxygenation and Ventilation
    71     Analgesia
    72     Care of the Agitated/Suicidal Patient
    73     CPR, AED, and Mechanical Compression
    74     Field Amputation
    75     Hemorrhage Control
    76     Intravascular/Interosseous Access and Fluids Resuscitation
    77     Perimortem Caesarian Section
    78     EMS Point of Care Testing
    79     Procedures in the Trauma Patient
    80     Telemedicine and Emerging Telecommunications
    81     Transport of the Highly Infectious Patient
  • Robert P. Olympia, MD, FAAP, Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Assistant Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center/ Penn State Children's Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania and Jeffrey S. Lubin, MD,MPH, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Department of Emergency Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania
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