Section I: Vital Signs and Patient Monitoring Techniques Chapter 1. Vital Sign Measurement Chapter 2. Devices for Assessing Oxygenation and Ventilation Section II: Respiratory Procedures Chapter 3. Basic Airway Management and Decision Making Chapter 4. Tracheal Intubation Chapter 5. Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Intubation Chapter 6. Cricothyrotomy and Percutaneous Translaryngeal Ventilation Chapter 7. Tracheostomy Care Chapter 8. Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 9. Thoracentesis Chapter 10. Tube Thoracostomy Section III: Cardiac Procedures Chapter 11. Techniques for Supraventricular Tachycardias Chapter 12. Defibrillation and Cardioversion Chapter 13. Assessment of Implantable Devices Chapter 14. Basic Electrocardiograph Techniques Chapter 15. Emergency Cardiac Pacing Chapter 16. Pericardiocentesis Chapter 17. CPR and Artificial Perfusion during Cardiac Arrest Chapter 18. Resuscitative Thoracotomy Section IV: Vascular Techniques and Volume Support Chapter 19. Pediatric Vascular Access and Blood Sampling Techniques Chapter 20. Arterial Puncture and Cannulation Chapter 21. Peripheral Intravenous Access Chapter 22. Central Venous Catheterization and Central Venous Pressure Monitoring Chapter 23. Venous Cutdown Chapter 24. Indwelling Vascular Devices: Emergency Access and Management Chapter 25. Intraosseous Infusion Chapter 26. Alternative Methods of Drug Administration Chapter 27. Autotransfusion Chapter 28. Transfusion Therapy: Blood and Blood Products Section V: Anesthetic and Analgesic Techniques Chapter 29. Local and Topical Anesthesia Chapter 30. Regional Anesthesia of the Head and Neck Chapter 31. Regional Anesthesia of the Thorax and Extremities Chapter 32. Intravenous Regional Anesthesia Chapter 33. Systemic Analgesia and Sedation for Procedures Section VI: Soft Tissue Procedures Chapter 34. Principles of Wound Management Chapter 35. Methods of Wound Closure Chapter 36. Foreign Body Removal Chapter 37. Incision and Drainage Chapter 38. Burn Care Procedures Section VII: Gastrointestinal Procedures Chapter 39. Esophageal Foreign Bodies Chapter 40. Nasogastric and Feeding Tube Placement Chapter 41. Balloon Tamponade of Gastroesophageal Varices Chapter 42. Decontamination of the Poisoned Patient Chapter 43. Peritoneal Procedures Chapter 44. Abdominal Hernia Reduction Chapter 45. Anorectal Procedures Section VIII: Musculoskeletal Procedures Chapter 46. Prehospital Immobilzation Chapter 47. Management of Amputations Chapter 48. Extensor and Flexor Tendon Injuries in the Hand, Wrist, and Foot Chapter 49. Management of Common Dislocations Chapter 50. Splinting Techniques Chapter 51. Podiatric Procedures Chapter 52. Treatment of Bursitis, Tendinitis, and Trigger Points Chapter 53. Arthrocentesis Chapter 54. Compartment Syndrome Evaluation Section IX: Genitourinary Obstetric, and Gynecologic Procedures Chapter 55. Urologic Procedures Chapter 56. Emergency Childbirth Chapter 57. Gynecologic Procedures Chapter 58. Examination of the Sexual Assault Victim Section X: Neurologic Procedures Chapter 59. Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure and Intracranial Shunts Chapter 60. Spinal Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid Examination Chapter 61. Special Neurologic Tests and Procedures Section XI: Ophthalmologic, Otolaryngologic, and Dental Procedures Chapter 62. Ophthalmologic Procedures Chapter 63. Otolaryngologic Procedures Chapter 64. Emergency Dental Procedures Section XII: Special Procedures Chapter 65. Procedures Pertaining to Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Chapter 66. Ultrasound Chapter 67. Bedside Laboratory and Microbiologic Procedures Chapter 68. Standard Precautions and Infectious Exposure Management Chapter 69. Physical and Chemical Restraint Chapter 70. Noncardiac Implantable Devices Chapter 71. Radiation in Pregnancy and Clinical Issues of Radiocontrast Agents Chapter 72. Procedures in the Setting of Anticoagulation Appendix I: Commonly Used Formulas and Calculations
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