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Transport of the Critical Care Patient

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    ISBN: 9780323082723
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    ISBN: 9780323082723

Rosemary Adam, RN, EMT-P, Chris Cebollero, CCEMT-P, NREMT-P

Build your knowledge and enhance your critical care skills with this practical text! Offering a conversational approach, Transport of the Critical Care Patient is ideal for use in an initial education program for the critical care paramedic or as a reference text for prospective flight paramedics preparing for the flight paramedic certification exam. It is based on the University of Iowa Hospital's EMS Learning Resources Center (EMSLRC) Critical Care Paramedic curriculum, an internationally renowned critical care paramedic course!

Features & Benefits
  • Case studies, real-life examples, and best practices make the content more relevant and easier to apply on the job.
  • Step-by-step instructions for procedures guide you through essential critical care skills.
  • A review of anatomy and physiology is included in each clinical chapter as well as pathophysiology relative to critical care patients.
  • Extensive coverage includes specialty critical care patients (neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and high risk obstetric) and special considerations in critical care transport.
  • Did You Know? boxes share interesting tidbits of information.
  • Content reflects the 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines.
  • The Evolve companion website contains video skills, critical care scenarios and discussion questions, 12-lead ECG example strips, lung and heart sounds, a medical terminology review, anatomy challenges, and more!
Table of Contents
Chapter 1  Foundations of Critical Care Transport
Chapter 2  Pharmacology
Chapter 3  Respiratory System
Chapter 4  Cardiovascular System 
Chapter 5  Neurologic System 
Chapter 6  Gastrointestinal and Renal Systems
Chapter 7  Multisystem Trauma
Chapter 8  Multisystem Organ Dysfunction Syndrome and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Chapter 9  Special Patient Groups in Critical Care
Chapter 10  Special Considerations in Critical Care Transport
Appendix A:  Normal Laboratory Values
Answers to Review Questions 

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