The Aeromedical Certification Examinations Self Assessment Test

  • Filename: the-aeromedical-certification-examinations-self-assessment-test.
  • ISBN: 061519124X
  • Release Date: 2008-03-01
  • Number of pages: 293
  • Author: William Wingfield
  • Publisher: Reso Shop



The ACE SAT will assist the critical care transport provider with preparing to challenge the Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C), Certified Flight Nurse (CFRN) or Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam(s). Written by Will Wingfield, a Flight Paramedic/RN with over 15 years experience in the fields of pre-hospital/transport medicine, SAR, TEMS and critical care nursing. Will is currently completing his residency in Nurse Anesthesia, enabling him to discuss the most advanced physiologic principles with specific focus & application to the critical care transport medicine field. Will has trained hundreds of successful FP-C, CFRN and CEN candidates.

Back To Basics

  • Filename: back-to-basics.
  • ISBN: 9781456862749
  • Release Date: 2011-02-15
  • Number of pages: 501
  • Author: Orchid Lee Lopez
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation



As a registered nurse for the last 28 years, my primary clinical expertise has been working in the pre-hospital environment as a flight nurse and a paramedic, as well as continuing to work in a variety of clinical areas which include the emergency department, pediatrics and endoscopy. My extensive clinical background has also given me the opportunity to work as a legal nurse consultant with one of the largest law firms in Arizona. As an EMS educator and program director of paramedic training programs for the last 20 years and most recently as the National Clinical Educator for one of the largest air medical transport companies, I truly enjoy teaching in a simple manner as to assure that students do have a strong basic understanding in making critical care decisions and that they will be providing the highest quality of patient care beginning from the least to the most invasive management of care for the patients they are transporting. My goal as a professional and as an EMS educator has always been and will continue to encourage students to have the desire to learn and grow in their profession, as well as contribute to EMS in a way that inspires positive change. "Tell me and I ́ll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I ́ll understand” www.backtobasicscourse.com

Critical Care Paramedic

  • Filename: critical-care-paramedic.
  • ISBN: UCLA:L0089626725
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 1151
  • Author: Bryan E. Bledsoe
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



Critical Care Paramedic is the first and only book written for the expanding field of critical care transport. Utilizing the successful format of Brady's best-selling Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, this book is both written and extensively reviewed by leading experts in the field. This comprehensive book addresses all aspects of critical care transport including: operations, safety, advanced pharmacodynamics, advanced physiologic monitoring, advanced airway management, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, organ donation, and other important areas of critical care. Critical Care Paramedic will be the industry standard for critical care paramedic education and available only from Brady.

CFRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: cfrn-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1609713184
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 169
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CFRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Flight Registered Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CFRN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CFRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CFRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Cardiopulmonary Emergencies, Basic Steps in Pericardiocentesis, Performing Defibrillation, Signs of Pericardial Tamponade, Stages of Hypoxia, True and False Aneurysms, Four Types of Cardiovascular Trauma, Signs of Respiratory Failure, Risk Factors for Bradycardia, Recommended Treatments for Atrial Tachycardia, Three Types of Angina, LOCK Protocol Steps, Complications Related to Breach Presentation, Tocolytic Therapy, Managing Preeclampsia, Supplying Oxygen to a Neonate, Inserting a Nasogastric Tube, Nine Types of Fractures, Principles of Splinting, Diagnosing Compartment Syndrome, Assessing Cranial Nerve Function, Performing a Spinal Immobilization, Assessment Criteria for Seizures, Three Ways of Monitoring Intracranial Pressure, and much more...

The Ambulance

  • Filename: the-ambulance.
  • ISBN: 9780786438112
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 382
  • Author: Ryan Corbett Bell
  • Publisher: McFarland



Over several centuries the ambulance has evolved from horse-drawn wagons designed to remove wounded soldiers from the battlefield into high-speed emergency rooms on wheels, staffed by skilled professionals. This thorough history follows the ambulance through every phase, focusing not just on the vehicles but on their role within the developing medical systems they served, as well as the political, social and economic influences that have shaped their advancement. Topics include the critical role of police ambulances in the development of the first emergency medical services, the history of the ambulance intern, breakthroughs in ambulance design and function from the horse-drawn days to the present, notable women in ambulance development, and a fresh look at the first organized paramedic services. More than 275 photographs and other illustrations accompany the text.

Physical Diagnosis PreTest Self Assessment and Review

  • Filename: physical-diagnosis-pretest-self-assessment-and-review.
  • ISBN: 9780071376372
  • Release Date: 2000-09-06
  • Number of pages: 328
  • Author: Jo-Ann Reteguiz
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Now updated to reflect the USMLE Step 2 exam, with greater emphasis on case presentations and diagnostic skills. Approximately 400 new clinical vignettes with accompanying questions (500 questions in all)--now featuring expanded answers referenced to leading textbooks or journal articles. Reviewed by McGraw-Hill's Medical Student Advisory Committee to ensure simulation of the USMLE test-taking experience.

Immunology Serology in Laboratory Medicine E Book

  • Filename: immunology-serology-in-laboratory-medicine-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9780323277716
  • Release Date: 2013-08-13
  • Number of pages: 584
  • Author: Mary Louise Turgeon
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The 5th edition of this classic text sets the standard for comprehensive coverage of immunology. Building from a solid foundation of knowledge and skills, trusted author Mary Louise Turgeon takes you from basic immunologic mechanisms and serologic concepts to the theory behind the procedures you’ll perform in the lab. Immunology & Serology in Laboratory Medicine, Fifth Edition is the go-to resource for everything from mastering automated techniques to understanding immunoassay instrumentation and disorders of infectious and immunologic origin. Packed with learning objectives, review questions, step-by-step procedures, and case studies, this text is your key to succeeding in today’s modern laboratory environment. Full-color, six-page insert of photomicrographs provide a better picture of what you’ll see in the laboratory. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter offer a measurable outcome you can achieve by completing the material. Chapter highlights at the end of each chapter provide a summary of the most important information covered in each chapter. Review questions at the end of each chapter are tied to learning objectives further enhance your understanding. Case studies challenge you to apply your knowledge and help strengthen your critical thinking skills. Glossary at the end of the book provides quick access to key terms and definitions. NEW! Expanded chapter on Vaccines as the importance of vaccines continues to become more evident. NEW! Updated chapter on Molecular Techniques incorporates the newest technology specific to immunology. NEW! Key terms at the beginning of each chapter help you learn the important vocabulary in immunology. NEW! Case studies with added multiple-choice questions in addition to critical thinking questions will help you apply your knowledge and develop critical-thinking skills.

Air and Surface Patient Transport

  • Filename: air-and-surface-patient-transport.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015055915162
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 748
  • Author: Reneé Semonin Holleran
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated



The official publication of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, this comprehensive and timely text is the standard reference for flight nurses and other health professionals involved in medical transportation. Each clinical chapter covers epidemiology, anatomy and physiology and/or pathophysiology, and specific conditions.

The ECG In Practice

  • Filename: the-ecg-in-practice.
  • ISBN: 9780702052446
  • Release Date: 2013-08-27
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: John R. Hampton
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The ECG in Practice is a clinically-orientated book, showing how the electrocardiogram can help in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with symptoms suggesting cardiovascular disease. The underlying philosophy of this Sixth Edition remains that the ECG has to be interpreted in the light of the patient’s history and physical examination, thus the book is organised in chapters according to a patient’s symptoms. Clinically-orientated with a quick reference list of cardiovascular conditions Builds on the basic knowledge outlined in the classic ECG Made Easy Emphasises the individuality of every ECG and uses full 12-lead ECG recordings to provide a realistic reproduction of the clinical environment. The unique page size allows presentation of all 12-lead ECGs across a single page for clarity. Each chapter begins with a brief account of the relevant history and examination and ends with a short account of what might be done once the ECG has been interpreted. Now integrated throughout the book is text on electrophysiology and electrical devices. With pacemakers and implanted defibrillators now common among patients on general medical take, this material guides the reader in recognising their purpose and making a preliminary analysis of any malfunction.

Critical Care Transport Navigate 2 Advantage Access Card

  • Filename: critical-care-transport-navigate-2-advantage-access-card.
  • ISBN: 1284040992
  • Release Date: 2017-03-20
  • Number of pages: 1018
  • Author: Aaos
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Welcome To The Gold Standard In Critical Care Transport Training. Published In Conjunction With The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) And The American College Of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), And Endorsed By The University Of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) And The International Association Of Flight And Critical Care Providers (IAFCCP), Critical Care Transport, Second Edition, Offers Cutting-Edge Content Relevant To Any Health Care Provider Training In Critical Care Transport. Like No Other Textbook In This Market, The Second Edition Thoroughly Prepares Medical Professionals To Function As Competent Members Of A Critical Care Team By Covering The Material That Everyone—Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians, And Specialty Crew—Needs To Know To Operate Effectively In The Prehospital Critical Care Environment. This Book Meets The Curricula Of Major Critical Care Training Programs, Including University Of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). It Covers Both Ground And Flight Transport, And Meets The 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines And The Objectives Of Critical Care Transport Certification Exams Such As The Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C) Exam Administered By The Board For Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification. Content Includes Information Specific To Prehospital Critical Care Transport, Such As Flight Physiology, Lab Analysis, Hemodynamic Monitoring, And Specialized Devices Such As The Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump. Standard Topics Such As Airway Management, Trauma, And Pharmacology Are Covered In The Context Of Critical Care. Chapters Have Been Authored By Leading Critical Care Professionals Across The Country And Represent The Most Current, State-Of-The-Art Information On Management Of Critical Care Patients. New To The Second Edition: Sample Fetal Monitoring Strips Updated Information On Transport Choreography Enhanced Information On Capnography And Troubleshooting Transport Ventilators A Standalone Chapter On Patient Safety Much More!

A Practical Approach to Orthopaedic Medicine

  • Filename: a-practical-approach-to-orthopaedic-medicine.
  • ISBN: 0702031747
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 462
  • Author: Elaine Atkins
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone



In the new third edition of this popular multidisciplinary text, Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad continue to advance the field of orthopaedic medicine. Always inspired by the work of Dr James Cyriax, this edition, renamed A Practical Approach to Orthopaedic Medicine, updates techniques and incorporates recent research discoveries into the text. There are also self assessment tasks to test your understanding of orthopaedic medicine on EVOLVE, an online electronic learning solution site designed to work alongside textbooks to stimulate clinical reasoning and to enhance learning. The introductory chapters deal with the principles of orthopaedic medicine, with the following chapters taking the clinician through the practice of orthopaedic medicine joint by joint. This edition includes: Substantially revised chapters Extended evidence-based commentaries underpinning indications and contraindications to treatment of spinal lesions Expanded critique of the treatment of peripheral joints including recent advances in the approach to tendinopathy Clearly described and illustrated injection and manual techniques New page layout for easy navigation Foreword by Monica Kesson A Practical Approach to Orthopaedic Medicine is a complete reference source that provides the most up-to-date principles and practice for students and postgraduate medical practitioners, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals, including podiatrists and osteopaths. It is essential reading.

Aerospace Medicine and Biology

  • Filename: aerospace-medicine-and-biology.
  • ISBN: PSU:000068631413
  • Release Date: 1991
  • Number of pages:
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A selection of annotated references to unclassified reports and journal articles that were introduced into the NASA scientific and technical information system and announced in Scientific and technical aerospace reports (STAR) and International aerospace abstracts (IAA).

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