ERIC Number: ED242889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Emergency Medical Care. A Manual for the Paramedic in the Field--Workbook.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This workbook is designed to accompany the text of the same name and to serve as an aid to both learning and review during the course of study. The workbook consists of 15 module self-tests and vocabulary lists that follow the modules of the text. Tests consist of objective questions (multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, short answers, and matching), case histories, and essay questions. Line drawings are used to illustrate questions. Both the questions and the vocabulary lists are taken from the text and from no other sources. Topics covered in the modules are the following: the emergency medical technician-paramedic, human systems and patient assessment, shock and fluid therapy, general pharmacology, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, central nervous system, soft-tissue injuries, musculoskeletal system, medical emergencies, obstetric/gynecological emergencies, pediatrics, management of emotional crises, extrication/rescue techniques, and telemetry and communications. (KC)
Descriptors: Accidents, Allergy, Anatomy, Asthma, Birth, Blood Circulation, Cardiovascular System, Case Studies, Definitions, Diabetes, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Aid, Guidelines, Heart Rate, Human Body, Injuries, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Modules, Medical Services, Metabolism, Motor Reactions, Obstetrics, Patients, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Activity Level, Physiology, Postsecondary Education, Rescue, Sensory Deprivation, Telecommunications, Test Items, Toxicology, Workbooks
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Note: For the related textbook, see CE 038 663.