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Emergency Pathophysiology: Clinical Applications for Prehospital Care
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EMERGENCY PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS FOR PREHOSPITAL CARE

PAPERBACK BY GALVAGNO, SAMUEL M.

£35.99

ISBN
9781591610076
IMPRINT
TETON NEWMEDIA
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
TETON NEWMEDIA
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
430 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 AUG 2003

DESCRIPTION

This core textbook defines the pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying the disease states commonly encountered by pre-hospital care providers. The chapters are short, clinically focused and specific to the diseases, disorders, and traumatic conditions of critical interest to the EMT and pre-hospital environment. Each chapter identifies the appropriate drugs and management guidelines to be used. Designed to bridge the gap between EMT and the Physician in all emergent or acute conditions, the book includes management cautions and tips are highlighted throughout the presentation. The book is tailored specifically to the curriculum for EMT training.

CONTENTS

GENERAL PRINCIPLESCell PhysiologyBody Fluids and Fluid TherapyOxygen TransportThe Autonomic Nervous SystemPharmacokineticsRESPIRATORY PATHOPHYSIOLOGYPulmonary Physiology and PharmacologyAsthmaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseasePulmonary EmbolismCARDIOVASCULAR PATHOPHYSIOLOGYBasic Cardiac PhysiologyCardiac DisrhythmiasAcute Coronary Syndromes 1: Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery DiseaseAcute Coronary Syndromes 2: AnginaAcute Coronary Syndromes 3: Acute Myocardial InfarctionHeart FailureHypertensive Emergencies and UrgenciesSHOCKHypvolemic ShockAnaphylactic ShockSeptic ShockENDOCRINE DISORDERSDiabetic EmergenciesAdrenal and Thyroid EmergenciesGASTROINTESTINAL EMERGENCIESThe Acute AbdomenGastrointestinal BleedingINFECTIOUS DISEASESPneumoniaInfectious disease emergenciesNEUROLOGICAL DISORDERSAcute Cerebral InfarctionStatus EpilepticusNeurological TraumaENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIESHypothermiaHeat Stroke and Heat ExhaustionAPPENDICESPharmacology of Rapid Sequence IntubationEssentials of 12-lead Electrocardiograph Interpretation