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Critical Care Transport, 2nd Edition

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    ISBN: 9781284040999
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    ISBN: 9781284040999


Welcome to the gold standard in critical care transport training. Published in conjunction with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and endorsed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and the International Association of Flight and Critical Care Providers (IAFCCP), Critical Care Transport, Second Edition offers cutting-edge content relevant to any health care provider training in critical care transport.

Authored by leading critical care professionals, Critical Care Transport, Second Edition contains state-of-the-art information on ground and flight transport that aligns with the latest evidence-based medicine and practices.

Content includes information specific to prehospital critical care transport, such as flight physiology, lab analysis, hemodynamic monitoring, and specialised devices such as the intra-aortic balloon pump. Standard topics such as airway management, trauma, and pharmacology are covered in the context of critical care. Numerous new skills, procedures, and types of equipment have been described to reflect current practice.

Critical Care Transport, Second Edition is the only textbook that thoroughly prepares medical professionals for certification in the field and ensures their success as vital members of a critical care transport team.

The new edition also includes:
  • A new chapter on patient safety
  • Updated information on transport choreography
  • New sections on excited delirium, children with special needs, and bariatric patients
  • Enhanced information on capnography, troubleshooting transport ventilators, post-resuscitation management, and blood product administration
  • Sample fetal monitoring strips
Dynamic instructor and student resources include:

  • Focused and comprehensive presentations and lecture outlines
  • New case study presentations
  • A test bank with validated exams
  • Completely updated Test Prep to prepare students for certification exams
Table of Contents

Chapter  1  Introduction and Overview of Critical Care Transport 
Chapter  2  Medical-Legal Issues
Chapter  3  Patient Safety
Chapter  4  Aircraft Fundamentals and Flight Physiology 
Chapter  5  Patient Assessment 
Chapter  6  Respiratory Emergencies, Airway Management, and Ventilation 
Chapter  7  Critical Care Pharmacology 
Chapter  8  Laboratory Analysis and Diagnostic Studies
Chapter  9  Resuscitation, Shock and Blood Products
Chapter  10  Trauma 
Chapter  11  Neurologic Emergencies
Chapter  12  Burns 
Chapter  13  Electrophysiology, Cardiac Devices, and Transport Management
Chapter  14  Hemodynamic Monitoring and Circulatory Support
Chapter  15  Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Emergencies 
Chapter  16  Endocrine Emergencies
Chapter  17  Environmental Emergencies 
Chapter  18  Infectious and Communicable Diseases 
Chapter  19  Toxicologic Emergencies
Chapter  20  Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
Chapter  21  Neonatal Emergencies
Chapter  22  Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter  23  Bariatric and Special Situations

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