McGraw-Hill's EMT-Paramedic, Second Edition


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Section 1: Preparatory
Chapter 1: EMS Systes/Roles and Responsibilities; Chapter 2: The Well-Being of the Paramedic; Chapter 3: Illness and Injury Prevention; Chapter 4: Medical/Legal Issues; Chapter 5: Ethics; Chapter 6: General Principles of Pathophysiology; Chapter 7: Pharmacology; Chapter 8: Venous Access and Medication Administration; Chapter 9: therapeutic Communications; Chapter 10: Life-Span Developement
Section 2: Airway
Chapter 11: Airway Management and Ventilation
Section 3: Patient Assessment
Chapter 12: Patient Assessment
Section 4: Trauma
Chapter 13: Trauma Systems and Mechanism of Injury; Chapter 14: Hemorrhage and Shock; Chapter 15: Soft Tissue Trauma; Chapter 16: Burns; Chapter 17: Head and Facial Trauma; Chapter 18: Spinal Trauma; Chapter 19: Thoracic Trauma; Chapter 20: Abdominal Trauma; Chapter 21: Musculoskeletal Trauma
Section 5: Medical Emergencies
Chapter 22: Pulmonary Emergencies; Chapter 23: Cardiology; Chapter 24: Neurology; Chapter 25: Endocrinology; Chapter 26: Allergies and Anaphylaxis; Chapter 27: Gastroenterology; Chapter 28: Toxicology; Chapter 29: Hematology; Chapter 30: Infectious and Communicable Diseases; Chapter 31: Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders; Chapter 32: Gynecology; Chapter 33: Obstetric
Section 6: Special Considerations
Chapter 34: Neonatology; Chapter 35: Pediatrics; Chapter 36: Geriatrics; Chapter 37: Patients with Special Challenges; Chapter 38: Acute Interventions for the Home Health-Care Patient
Section 7: Operations
Chapter 39: Ambulance Operations; Chapter 40: Medical Incident Command; Chapter 41: Rescue Awareness and Operations; Chapter 42: Paramedic Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents; Chapter 43: Crime Scene Awareness
Section 8: Advanced Life Support Monitoring
Chapter 44: 12-Lead ECG; Chapter 45: Capnography-The New Prehospital Vital Sign; Chapter 46: Understanding Blood and Blood Chemistry
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About the Author

Peter DiPrima, Jr, EMTP, is a Lead Paramedic for the Holbrook Fire Department in Suffolk County, NY, Volunteer Firefighter/Paramedic with the Lakeland Fire Department, Long Island, New York, and Certified Instructor Coordinator for the Suffolk County EMS. George Benedetto, Jr., EMTP, MPA, is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and is Trauma Coordinator for the Department of Surgery at New York Hospital in Queens. He has also served as an Instructor of Instructors for EMT courses.

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