Prehospital Emergency Medicine Secrets

Author
Edited by Robert P. Olympia, MD, FAAP and Jeffrey S. Lubin, MD,MPH
ISBN
9780323722667
Publication Date
04-11-2021
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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.

Key Features
  • 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.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323722667
Author Information Edited by 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
Table of Content         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
Publication Date 04-11-2021
Pages 330
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
Stock Status Coming Soon
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