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EMS Respiratory Emergency Management for DeMYSTiFieD : Demystified - Jr., Peter A. DiPrima

EMS Respiratory Emergency Management for DeMYSTiFieD


Paperback Published: 4th February 2014
ISBN: 9780071820837
Number Of Pages: 320

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If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils emergency airway and respiratory management to its mostessential, must-know points, your search ends here! EMS Respiratory Emergency Management Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of the basics of performing this critical procedure. This guide gives you the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as an EMT or paramedic once you start your career. You will learn how to perform an assessment of a patient's airway, managehis or her ventilation, utilize RSI, use best practices forspecial patient populations, and more.

Studying is easy and effective with key objectives,important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and Q&As throughout the book.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • Coverage of essential airway management techniques
  • Chapter review questions with answer explanations
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

Simple enough for a student, but comprehensive enough for a professional, EMS Respiratory Emergency Management DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to masteringthis essential, often life-saving topic.

Chapter 1 - Airway Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 2 - Acid Base Balance, Blood Gas Analysis Chapter 3 - Physiology of Apnea and Hypoxia Chapter 4 - Pulse Oximetry and Capnography Chapter 5 - Oxygen Delivery Devices and Bag Valve Mask Ventilation Chapter 6 - Emergency Respiratory Pharmacology Chapter 7 - Respiratory Emergencies Chapter 8 - RSI - Why and How to Do it Chapter 9 - Endotracheal Intubation Chapter 10 - Post-Intubation Management Chatper 11 - Airway Devices for Difficult Airway Management, Extraglottic (Supraglottic) Devices Chapter 12 - Special Clinial Circumstances (Airway Management of Trauma Patients, Pediatric and Geriatric patients) Chapter 13 - Use of Pre-hospital Ventilators Chapter 14 - CPAP/BiPAP Appendices

ISBN: 9780071820837
ISBN-10: 0071820833
Series: Demystified
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 4th February 2014
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 19.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1

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