Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets: Edition 6

Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Think back to a time when paramedics didn’t exist. When “drivers” simply brought injured patients to the hospital. When the EMS industry was in its infancy. A time before Nancy Caroline. Dr. Caroline’s work transformed EMS and the entire paramedic field. She created the first national standard curriculum for paramedic training in the United States. She also wrote the first paramedic textbook: Emergency Care in the Streets. The impact that Dr. Caroline had on EMS and health care spanned across the U.S. and abroad. From establishing EMS systems to training paramedics, to providing better nourishment and health care for orphans, her work had a profound impact on humanity. Throughout her life, Dr. Caroline brought a sense of excitement, joy, and humor to her work. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is proud to continue Dr. Caroline’s legacy. Her sense of excitement and humor live on in this text, which is dedicated to her. The Sixth Edition honors Dr. Caroline’s work with a clear, fun, understandable writing style for which she was known. Welcome back a familiar training companion to your classroom! Say hello to Sidney Sinus, AV Abe, and a cast of memorable characters and amusing anecdotes. Make learning for your students more fun!
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Publisher
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Published on
Aug 10, 2010
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Pages
1800
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ISBN
9781449693725
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Language
English
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Medical / Physician & Patient
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Topics including advanced pathophysiology, acid-base balance, fluids and electrolytes, intravenous therapy, intraosseous access, blood glucose monitoring, and administration of AEMT-level medications tailor this textbook to the Advanced EMT level. Additional online skills allow this textbook to be customized for every AEMT training program's unique needs. The third edition now includes:

New Pathophysiology chapter
Increased coverage of pharmacology
Stronger emphasis on critical thinking throughout text


Evidence-Based Recommendations and Protocols

Medicine is constantly changing and prehospital medicine varies across states and regions. The content of the Third Edition reflects the guidance and recommendations of its extremely experienced authors and its team of Medical Editors from the AAOS. Where possible, content is based on evidence, such as data from the field and studies published in the medical literature.

Current, State-of-the-Art Medical Content

The Third Edition meets and exceeds the National EMS Education Standards for the AEMT level, but the content also reflects the National Model EMS Clinical Guidelines (NASEMSO), the National Registry Skill Sheets, and Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Eighth Edition, from NAEMT and American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma. Last but not least, this fully updated edition addresses the 2015 ECC and CPR Guidelines.

Strong Application to Real-World EMS

Through evolving patient case studies in each chapter, the Third Edition gives students a genuine context for the application of knowledge. This approach makes it clear how all of this new information will be used to help patients in the field. Opportunities to apply knowledge equip students to ultimately become better providers. Progressive case studies are followed by a comprehensive summary that answers the critical thinking questions raised throughout the case. The You are the Provider cases conclude with a Patient Care Report, showing the student exactly how the presented case would be documented.
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