EMERGENCY CARE DANIEL LIMMER 11TH EDITION PDF

EMERGENCY CARE, 11TH. EDITION. EDITED BY DANIEL LIMMER AND. MICHAEL F. PREHOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE ;– atric patients. The 11th edition is the most recent in a long line of editions that have provided high quality, understandable, and technically accurate material to generations of . By Daniel J. Limmer, Michael F. O’Keefe, Harvey T. Grant, Bob This edition of Emergency Care has been thoroughly updated to reflect.

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The 11 th edition is the most recent in a long line of editions that have provided high quality, understandable, and technically accurate material to generations of EMT students. For over 30 years, Emergency Care has been the book instructors have chosen to prepare their students for the test…and the field. Two new features have also been added that reflect the vital impact EMTs have on their patients: This product is part of the following series. Click on a series title to see the full list of products in the series.

The first module sets a framework for all the modules that follow by introducing some essential concepts, information, and skills. Issues of EMT safety and well-being and legal and ethical issues are covered. Basic anatomy and physiology and techniques of safe lifting and moving daniwl also included in this first module. There is only one emerrgency in Module 2, but it may be considered the most important module in the emefgency, because no patient will survive without an open airway.

Basic emrrgency management techniques that meet newly revised American Heart Association guidelines are covered in detail. In this module, all of the steps of the assessment and their application to different types of trauma and medical patients, plus the skills editioon measuring vital signs, taking a patient history, communication, and documentation, are explained and illustrated.

The automatic blood pressure monitor is introduced, and the pluses and minuses of the new CO-oximeters are discussed. The Medical Emergencies module begins with a chapter on pharmacology in which the medications the basic-level EMT can administer or assist with under the curriculum are introduced. It ends with a new chapter on caring for patients with multiple medical complaints.

The Trauma module begins with a chapter on bleeding and shock; continues with chapters on soft-tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, and emergencj to the head and spine; and ends with a chapter on caring for multiple-trauma patients. New information is added on narrowing pulse pressure as a sign of shock.

A segment on flail segment has been added. Special considerations apply to younger and older emegency as well as to patients who rely on advanced medical devices at home. The chapters in this module explore emerbency physical and psychological differences among younger, older, and special needs patients while emphasizing how to serve all of these patients by applying the basics of patient assessment and care that the student has already learned.

Following American Heart Association guidelines, now addresses only two age categories: Discussion and illustration of the [ Pediatric Assessment Triangle have been updated to conform to the latest American Association of Pediatrics standards. A new emphasis throughout the chapter is keeping the ambulance compartment warm when transporting pediatric patients, who are especially susceptiable to hypothermia.

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Various types of advanced devices are discussed respiratory devices, cardiac devices, gastrourinary devices, and central IV catheters as are types of physical impairments. Discussions center on how to treat patients for problems not related to their special devices, on how to fix problems with the devices that may occur, and on how to use normal patient assessment and basic life support measures to support patients when their special devices fail.

This module deals with nonmedical operations and special situations, including ambulance operations, motor-vehicle collision rescues, multiple-casualty and hazardous materials incidents, and EMS response to terrorism.

An expanded discussion of special kits for the treatment of exposures to specific chemicals and poisons.

An added emphasis on the safety of EMTs in the patient compartment of the ambulance. A new discussion of helicopter transport of medical patients in addition to trauma and cardiac arrest patients. In some states and regions, basic-level EMTs are trained to perform invasive airway management procedures, including orotracheal emerfency and, in children, nasogastric intubation.

Module 8 is included as an elective to cover these advanced airway management skills. Information is included on esophageal detection devices and capnometry to confirm proper endotracheal tube placement and to provide continual monitoring during transport. There are three appendices to this textbook, covering advanced life support assist skills, a review of the basic cardiac life support course, and a new appendix on the future of Limer education.

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Introduction to Emergency Medical Care Chapter daiel The Human Body Chapter 5: Scene Size-Up Chapter 8: The Initial Assessment Chapter 9: Assessment of the Trauma Patient Chapter Assessment of the Medical Patient Chapter Ongoing Assessment Chapter General Pharmacology Chapter Respiratory Emergencies Chapter Cardiac Emergencies Chapter Acute Abdominal Emergencies Chapter Allergic Reactions Chapter Poisoning and Overdose Emergencies Chapter Environmental Emergencies Chapter Behavioral Emergencies Chapter Obstetric and Gynecological Emergencies Chapter editipn Bleeding and Shock Chapter Soft-Tissue Injuries Chapter Musculoskeletal Injuries Chapter Injuries to the Head and Spine Chapter Infants and Children Chapter Special Needs Patients Chapter Ambulance Operations Chapter Gaining Access and Rescue Operations Chapter Special Operations Chapter Advanced Airway Management Appendix A: Pearson offers special pricing when you package dniel text with other student resources.

If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. Dan was liimmer involved in law enforcement, beginning as a dispatcher and retiring as a police officer in Colonie, Ediion York, where he received three command recognition awards as well as the distinguished service award Officer of the Year in During his year law enforcement career he served in the communications, patrol, juvenile, narcotics, and training units.

He speaks frequently at regional, state, and national EMS conferences. Michael F O’Keefe Author.

He has a Master’s degree in biostatistics and was an EMT-Intermediate for 16 years before becoming a paramedic edution years ago.

Mike was chosen to participate in the development of all four U. He is very interested in promoting EMS research, particularly in rural areas. He is a residency-trained, board-certified emergency medicine physician who is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He has dainel active in fire service and EMS for the past 25 years. We don’t recognize your username or password.

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The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. This title is out of print. Emergency Care, 11th Edition.

Availability This title is out of print. Description The 11 th dqniel is the most recent in a long line of editions that have provided high quality, understandable, and technically accurate material to generations of EMT students. Series This product is part of the following series. New to This Edition. Chapters The first module sets a framework for all the modules that follow by introducing some essential concepts, information, and skills.

Chapter 6 There is only one chapter in Module 2, but it may be considered the most important module in the text, because no patient will survive without an open airway.

Chapters 15 – 25 The Medical Emergencies module begins with a chapter on pharmacology in which the medications the basic-level EMT can administer or assist with under the curriculum are introduced. Chapters 26 – 30 The Trauma module begins with a chapter on bleeding and shock; continues with chapters on soft-tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, and injuries to the head and spine; and ends with a chapter on caring for multiple-trauma patients.

Chapters 31 – 33 Special considerations apply to younger and older patients as well as to patients who rely on advanced medical devices at home. Chapters 34 – 37 Emergenxy module deals with nonmedical operations and special situations, including ambulance operations, motor-vehicle collision rescues, multiple-casualty and hazardous materials incidents, and EMS response to terrorism.

Emergency Care, 11th Edition

Chapter 38 In some states and regions, basic-level EMTs are trained to perform invasive airway management procedures, including orotracheal intubation and, in children, nasogastric intubation. Appendices and BCLS Review There are three appendices to this textbook, covering advanced life support assist skills, a review of the basic cardiac life support course, and a new appendix on the future of EMS education.

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