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Advanced Medical Field Guide

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Randy Price, EMT-P

Advanced Medical Field Guide
is a quick reference for the myriad medical emergencies encountered by
ALS providers, ranging from stroke and cardiovascular issues, seizures,
and respiratory disorders, to metabolic conditions and endocrine
emergencies. This guide lists the management techniques associated with
treating victims of medical emergencies, includes a pharmacology section
identifying the various medications used to manage medical conditions,
and offers a quick reference assessment section listing exam items used
to identify medical problems.

Table of Contents

Section  1  Assessment
Section  2  Vascular Access/Medication Administration
Section  3  Repsiratory
Section  4  Shock
Section  5  Cardiovascular
Section  6  Neurologic
Section  7  Endocrine
Section  8  Environmental/Allergic
Section  9  GI, GU, and Hematologic
Section  10  Toxicology
Section  11  Infectious Diseases
Section  12  Behavioral

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The AAOS also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics. Founded at Northwestern University in 1933, the not-for-profit AAOS has grown from a small organization serving less than 500 members to the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS now serves about 36,000 members internationally.

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