Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations

Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations

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Meet and exceed educational requirements and expectations for Paramedic training with The Professional Paramedic Series. Based on the new National EMS Education Standards, this economical three-volume series equips you and your learners with the resources necessary for both paramedic certification and re-certification. Comprehensive, using a case-based methodology, while remaining street-friendly, each volume in the series walks learners through the skills and concepts critical to the job of a Paramedic. The framework of each book is practical in approach: introducing principles, skills and terminology; presenting a typical case; walking through critical response steps; and again reviewing key concepts to ensure understanding for successful application on the job. Volume III: Trauma Care a EMS Operations highlights special response considerations and a broad range of operational medical topics to prepare readers with the complete spectrum of knowledge required to succeed as a Paramedic. Topics include traumatic brain injury, environmental medicine, specialty care transport, triage systems, and much more. This book follows up on the fundamental information covered in Volume I: Foundations of Paramedic Care and the application of skills in emergency situations in Volume II: Medical Emergencies, Maternal Health a Pediatrics. Practical and reader-friendly, each volume includes a full color design with detailed photos, graphics and step-by-step skill sequences to ensure your learners are fully prepared for the responsibilities, adventures, and challenges of the paramedic profession. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Tendon Rupture Tendons are tough, fibrous, connective tissue that is capable of sustaining forces many times the bodya#39;s ... Medications in the a€œstatina€ family have also been associated with tendon rupture; it is thought that many statins interfere with the repair of microtears, ... The vast majority of these ruptures are of the proximal biceps tendon, over the humeral head, and at the insertion into the scapula.

Title:Professional Paramedic, Volume III: Trauma Care & EMS Operations
Author:Richard Beebe, Myers
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-02-10


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