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ERIC Number: ED242888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Pages: 425
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Emergency Medical Care. A Manual for the Paramedic in the Field.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This document is a textbook of emergency medical procedures to be used for training emergency medical technicians. The book is organized into 15 modules, each containing 1 to 10 units. Each module contains information illustrated with line drawings, a glossary, and references. The modules cover the following topics: the role of the emergency medical technician, issues, and legal considerations; human systems and patient assessment; shock and fluid therapy; general pharmacology; the respiratory system; the cardiovascular system; the central nervous system; soft-tissue injuries; the musculoskeletal system; medical emergencies; obstetric and gynecologic emergencies; pediatrics; management of emotional crisis; extrication and rescue techniques; and telemetry and communications. A glossary for the whole volume, references, and a list of contributors complete the book. (KC)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Note: For the related workbook, see CE 038 664.