Emergency Medical Services : Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight, 2 Volume Set.

By: Cone, David
Contributor(s): Brice, Jane H | Delbridge, Theodore R | Myers, J. Brent
Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (1059 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118990803Subject(s): Emergency medical servicesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Emergency Medical Services : Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight, 2 Volume SetDDC classification: 362.18 LOC classification: RA645.5 -- .E44 2015ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Volume 1 -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- About the companion website -- Volume 1: Clinical aspects of EMS -- Chapter 1 History of EMS -- Before 1966: historical perspectives -- 1966: the NAS-NRC report -- 1973: the Emergency Medical Services Systems Act -- 1973-1978: rapid growth of EMS systems -- Personnel -- Public education -- Communications -- Transportation -- Hospitals -- 1978-1981: EMS at midpassage -- Financing -- Research -- 1981: the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act -- 1982-1996: changing federal roles -- EMS physicians 1982-1996 -- Training 1982-1996 -- Transportation 1982-1996 -- 1996-2008: the role of the federal government matures, the United States faces terrorism, and EMS is at breaking point -- 2009-2013: a period of incremental progress -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Section I Airway -- Chapter 2 EMS airway management -- The skills of airway management -- Introduction -- The challenges of airway management in the prehospital setting -- Which airway, when, and how? -- Preventing common pitfalls of airway management -- Protocol development and equipment selection -- Strategic approaches to airway management -- Total quality management -- References -- Chapter 3 Airway procedures -- Introduction -- Basic airway interventions -- Advanced airway management -- Supraglottic airways -- Surgical airways -- Confirmation of airway placement -- Methods for securing the endotracheal tube and supraglottic airways -- Drug-facilitated intubation -- Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4 Airway management: special situations -- Introduction -- Ground-level airway management -- Face-to-face intubation -- Intubating under low light conditions -- Minimizing airway management equipment.
Telemedicine-assisted airway management -- Airway management in the tactical setting -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Section II Breathing -- Chapter 5 Respiratory distress -- Introduction -- Prehospital assessment and diagnosis -- General treatment -- Asthma -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Acute decompensated heart failure/acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema -- Pneumonia and infectious respiratory disease -- Pulmonary embolus -- Pneumothorax -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 Oxygenation and ventilation -- Introduction -- Assessment of oxygenation -- Assessment of ventilation -- Assisting oxygenation and ventilation -- Pneumothorax -- Conclusion -- References -- Section III Circulation -- Chapter 7 Hypotension and shock -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Evaluation -- General approach to shock -- Hypovolemic shock -- Distributive shock -- Obstructive shock -- Cardiogenic shock -- Shock of unclear etiology -- Shock in the pediatric population -- Shock interventions -- Controversies -- Protocol development -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8 Vascular access -- Introduction -- Benefits -- Risks -- Peripheral IV access -- Intraosseous access -- Central intravenous access -- Special considerations -- The future: ultrasound-guided IV access -- Conclusion -- References -- Section IV Medical Problems -- Chapter 9 The challenge of the undifferentiated patient -- Introduction: the call-taking process -- En route to the patient -- History taking -- Physical examination -- Adjuncts to the history and physical examination: prehospital diagnostic tests -- The truly undifferentiated patient -- Strategies for minimizing errors in clinical reasoning -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10 Altered mental status -- Introduction -- Evaluation -- Management -- Challenges with the AMS patient.
Conclusion and EMS protocol recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 11 Cardiac arrest systems of care -- Introduction -- Epidemiology of cardiac arrest -- Elements of a community cardiac arrest care system -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 12 Cardiac arrest: clinical management -- Introduction -- Specific interventions -- Principles of management -- Withholding resuscitation -- Termination of resuscitation -- Postarrest care -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13 Chest pain and acute coronary syndrome -- Introduction -- General approach -- Role of emergency medical dispatch -- The 12-lead electrocardiogram -- Medications -- Prehospital fibrinolysis -- Systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction -- Emergency medical services transport -- Other common causes of chest discomfort -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 14 Cardiac dysrhythmias -- Introduction -- Evaluation -- Controversies -- Protocols -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 15 Cardiac procedures and managing technology -- Intraaortic balloon pump -- Ventricular assist device -- Implanted cardiac devices -- Pericardiocentesis -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 16 Abdominal pain -- Introduction -- Approach to the patient with abdominal pain -- Anatomy and physiology considerations -- History and physical examination -- Management -- Disposition -- Special populations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 17 Submersion injuries/drowning -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology of drowning -- Clinical management -- Grief reactions -- References -- Chapter 18 Choking -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology and epidemiology -- Patient assessment -- Clinical management -- Medical oversight considerations -- Controversies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 19 Syncope -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Assessment -- Differential diagnosis -- Treatment.
Disposition -- Conclusion -- References -- Further reading -- Chapter 20 Seizures -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Differential diagnosis -- Classification of seizure types -- EMS evaluation and response -- Pharmacological interventions -- Seizure-associated trauma -- Continuing management -- Refractory generalized convulsive status epilepticus -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 21 Stroke -- Introduction -- Overview of stroke -- Dispatcher guidelines and call prioritization -- EMS personnel on the scene -- Prehospital treatment of stroke -- Treatment options and the importance of time -- Role of the EMS system in promoting early patient arrival -- Importance of transport to an appropriate facility -- Protocols -- Controversies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 22 Allergic reactions -- Introduction -- Physiology of allergic reactions -- Causative agents -- Assessment and general approach -- Prehospital treatment -- Special considerations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 23 Diabetic emergencies -- Introduction -- Prehospital assessment -- Prehospital treatment -- Disposition -- Protocols -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 24 Renal failure and dialysis -- Introduction -- Definitions and pathophysiology -- Epidemiology -- Treatment of renal disease -- Complications of renal disease -- Complications of hemodialysis -- Medication concerns -- Complications of peritoneal dialysis -- Special considerations -- EMS pearls -- References -- Chapter 25 Infectious and communicable diseases -- Introduction -- Paramedic and patient -- General approach and patient assessment -- Biological weapons -- Other infections -- References -- Section V Trauma Problems -- Chapter 26 Trauma Systems of Care -- Introduction -- Trauma system organization -- Injury prevention -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 27 Blunt trauma considerations -- Introduction.
Effect on emergency medical services -- Training for EMS providers -- Resuscitation and initial assessment -- Constellations of blunt traumatic injury -- Issues in specific patient populations -- Medical oversight issues in trauma -- Guidelines for out-of-hospital management -- Prevention and other public health issues -- References -- Chapter 28 Motor vehicle crashes -- Introduction -- Effect on EMS -- Motor vehicle crash injury biomechanics -- Safety restraints -- Motor vehicle crash types -- Crashes involving vulnerable road users -- EMS crash assessment priorities -- Unique motor vehicle crash problems -- Emerging technology -- Available education -- References -- Chapter 29 Penetrating trauma -- Introduction -- Physics and mechanics of penetrating trauma -- Ballistics -- Types of weapons -- High-velocity projectile injury -- Resuscitation and initial assessment -- Transport issues -- Penetrating chest trauma -- Penetrating abdominal trauma -- Penetrating neck trauma -- Penetrating head and facial trauma -- Penetrating extremity trauma -- Prevention and public health issues -- Medicolegal issues -- Forensic issues -- Prehospital termination of resuscitation in penetrating trauma -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 30 Traumatic brain injury -- Introduction -- Primary assessment -- Secondary assessment -- Prehospital intubation -- Additional treatments -- Sports-related head injuries -- Pediatrics (Table 30.3) -- Prevention -- Transportation and destination decisions -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 31 Electrical injuries -- Introduction -- Basic concepts and pathophysiology -- Evaluation and treatment -- Lightning injury -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 32 Blast injury -- Introduction -- Explosive devices -- Blast injury -- Prehospital resuscitation and treatment -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 33 Thermal and chemical burns.
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Summary: Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight is the official textbook of the National Association of EMS Physicians™ (NAEMSP™) National EMS Medical Directors Course and Practicum™. Now paired with a companion website featuring self-assessment exercises, audio and video clips of EMS best practices in action, and more, this essential study aid guides students through the core knowledge they need to successfully complete their training and begin their careers as EMS physicians. Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight consists of: Volume 1: Clinical Aspects of EMS Volume 2: Medical Oversight of EMS Companion website featuring supportive self-assessment exercises, audio and video clips.
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Intro -- Volume 1 -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- About the companion website -- Volume 1: Clinical aspects of EMS -- Chapter 1 History of EMS -- Before 1966: historical perspectives -- 1966: the NAS-NRC report -- 1973: the Emergency Medical Services Systems Act -- 1973-1978: rapid growth of EMS systems -- Personnel -- Public education -- Communications -- Transportation -- Hospitals -- 1978-1981: EMS at midpassage -- Financing -- Research -- 1981: the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act -- 1982-1996: changing federal roles -- EMS physicians 1982-1996 -- Training 1982-1996 -- Transportation 1982-1996 -- 1996-2008: the role of the federal government matures, the United States faces terrorism, and EMS is at breaking point -- 2009-2013: a period of incremental progress -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Section I Airway -- Chapter 2 EMS airway management -- The skills of airway management -- Introduction -- The challenges of airway management in the prehospital setting -- Which airway, when, and how? -- Preventing common pitfalls of airway management -- Protocol development and equipment selection -- Strategic approaches to airway management -- Total quality management -- References -- Chapter 3 Airway procedures -- Introduction -- Basic airway interventions -- Advanced airway management -- Supraglottic airways -- Surgical airways -- Confirmation of airway placement -- Methods for securing the endotracheal tube and supraglottic airways -- Drug-facilitated intubation -- Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4 Airway management: special situations -- Introduction -- Ground-level airway management -- Face-to-face intubation -- Intubating under low light conditions -- Minimizing airway management equipment.

Telemedicine-assisted airway management -- Airway management in the tactical setting -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Section II Breathing -- Chapter 5 Respiratory distress -- Introduction -- Prehospital assessment and diagnosis -- General treatment -- Asthma -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Acute decompensated heart failure/acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema -- Pneumonia and infectious respiratory disease -- Pulmonary embolus -- Pneumothorax -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 Oxygenation and ventilation -- Introduction -- Assessment of oxygenation -- Assessment of ventilation -- Assisting oxygenation and ventilation -- Pneumothorax -- Conclusion -- References -- Section III Circulation -- Chapter 7 Hypotension and shock -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Evaluation -- General approach to shock -- Hypovolemic shock -- Distributive shock -- Obstructive shock -- Cardiogenic shock -- Shock of unclear etiology -- Shock in the pediatric population -- Shock interventions -- Controversies -- Protocol development -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8 Vascular access -- Introduction -- Benefits -- Risks -- Peripheral IV access -- Intraosseous access -- Central intravenous access -- Special considerations -- The future: ultrasound-guided IV access -- Conclusion -- References -- Section IV Medical Problems -- Chapter 9 The challenge of the undifferentiated patient -- Introduction: the call-taking process -- En route to the patient -- History taking -- Physical examination -- Adjuncts to the history and physical examination: prehospital diagnostic tests -- The truly undifferentiated patient -- Strategies for minimizing errors in clinical reasoning -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10 Altered mental status -- Introduction -- Evaluation -- Management -- Challenges with the AMS patient.

Conclusion and EMS protocol recommendations -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 11 Cardiac arrest systems of care -- Introduction -- Epidemiology of cardiac arrest -- Elements of a community cardiac arrest care system -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 12 Cardiac arrest: clinical management -- Introduction -- Specific interventions -- Principles of management -- Withholding resuscitation -- Termination of resuscitation -- Postarrest care -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13 Chest pain and acute coronary syndrome -- Introduction -- General approach -- Role of emergency medical dispatch -- The 12-lead electrocardiogram -- Medications -- Prehospital fibrinolysis -- Systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction -- Emergency medical services transport -- Other common causes of chest discomfort -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 14 Cardiac dysrhythmias -- Introduction -- Evaluation -- Controversies -- Protocols -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 15 Cardiac procedures and managing technology -- Intraaortic balloon pump -- Ventricular assist device -- Implanted cardiac devices -- Pericardiocentesis -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 16 Abdominal pain -- Introduction -- Approach to the patient with abdominal pain -- Anatomy and physiology considerations -- History and physical examination -- Management -- Disposition -- Special populations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 17 Submersion injuries/drowning -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology of drowning -- Clinical management -- Grief reactions -- References -- Chapter 18 Choking -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology and epidemiology -- Patient assessment -- Clinical management -- Medical oversight considerations -- Controversies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 19 Syncope -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Assessment -- Differential diagnosis -- Treatment.

Disposition -- Conclusion -- References -- Further reading -- Chapter 20 Seizures -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Differential diagnosis -- Classification of seizure types -- EMS evaluation and response -- Pharmacological interventions -- Seizure-associated trauma -- Continuing management -- Refractory generalized convulsive status epilepticus -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 21 Stroke -- Introduction -- Overview of stroke -- Dispatcher guidelines and call prioritization -- EMS personnel on the scene -- Prehospital treatment of stroke -- Treatment options and the importance of time -- Role of the EMS system in promoting early patient arrival -- Importance of transport to an appropriate facility -- Protocols -- Controversies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 22 Allergic reactions -- Introduction -- Physiology of allergic reactions -- Causative agents -- Assessment and general approach -- Prehospital treatment -- Special considerations -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 23 Diabetic emergencies -- Introduction -- Prehospital assessment -- Prehospital treatment -- Disposition -- Protocols -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 24 Renal failure and dialysis -- Introduction -- Definitions and pathophysiology -- Epidemiology -- Treatment of renal disease -- Complications of renal disease -- Complications of hemodialysis -- Medication concerns -- Complications of peritoneal dialysis -- Special considerations -- EMS pearls -- References -- Chapter 25 Infectious and communicable diseases -- Introduction -- Paramedic and patient -- General approach and patient assessment -- Biological weapons -- Other infections -- References -- Section V Trauma Problems -- Chapter 26 Trauma Systems of Care -- Introduction -- Trauma system organization -- Injury prevention -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 27 Blunt trauma considerations -- Introduction.

Effect on emergency medical services -- Training for EMS providers -- Resuscitation and initial assessment -- Constellations of blunt traumatic injury -- Issues in specific patient populations -- Medical oversight issues in trauma -- Guidelines for out-of-hospital management -- Prevention and other public health issues -- References -- Chapter 28 Motor vehicle crashes -- Introduction -- Effect on EMS -- Motor vehicle crash injury biomechanics -- Safety restraints -- Motor vehicle crash types -- Crashes involving vulnerable road users -- EMS crash assessment priorities -- Unique motor vehicle crash problems -- Emerging technology -- Available education -- References -- Chapter 29 Penetrating trauma -- Introduction -- Physics and mechanics of penetrating trauma -- Ballistics -- Types of weapons -- High-velocity projectile injury -- Resuscitation and initial assessment -- Transport issues -- Penetrating chest trauma -- Penetrating abdominal trauma -- Penetrating neck trauma -- Penetrating head and facial trauma -- Penetrating extremity trauma -- Prevention and public health issues -- Medicolegal issues -- Forensic issues -- Prehospital termination of resuscitation in penetrating trauma -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 30 Traumatic brain injury -- Introduction -- Primary assessment -- Secondary assessment -- Prehospital intubation -- Additional treatments -- Sports-related head injuries -- Pediatrics (Table 30.3) -- Prevention -- Transportation and destination decisions -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 31 Electrical injuries -- Introduction -- Basic concepts and pathophysiology -- Evaluation and treatment -- Lightning injury -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 32 Blast injury -- Introduction -- Explosive devices -- Blast injury -- Prehospital resuscitation and treatment -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 33 Thermal and chemical burns.

Introduction.

Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight is the official textbook of the National Association of EMS Physicians™ (NAEMSP™) National EMS Medical Directors Course and Practicum™. Now paired with a companion website featuring self-assessment exercises, audio and video clips of EMS best practices in action, and more, this essential study aid guides students through the core knowledge they need to successfully complete their training and begin their careers as EMS physicians. Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight consists of: Volume 1: Clinical Aspects of EMS Volume 2: Medical Oversight of EMS Companion website featuring supportive self-assessment exercises, audio and video clips.

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