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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.

£37.99

ISBN
9781591610076
IMPRINT
TETON NEWMEDIA
 
 
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PUBLISHER
TETON NEWMEDIA
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
430 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUL 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 PRINCIPLES Cell Physiology Body Fluids and Fluid Therapy Oxygen Transport The Autonomic Nervous System Pharmacokinetics RESPIRATORY PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Pulmonary Physiology and Pharmacology Asthma Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Embolism CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Basic Cardiac Physiology Cardiac Disrhythmias Acute Coronary Syndromes 1: Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease Acute Coronary Syndromes 2: Angina Acute Coronary Syndromes 3: Acute Myocardial Infarction Heart Failure Hypertensive Emergencies and Urgencies SHOCK Hypvolemic Shock Anaphylactic Shock Septic Shock ENDOCRINE DISORDERS Diabetic Emergencies Adrenal and Thyroid Emergencies GASTROINTESTINAL EMERGENCIES The Acute Abdomen Gastrointestinal Bleeding INFECTIOUS DISEASES Pneumonia Infectious disease emergencies NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS Acute Cerebral Infarction Status Epilepticus Neurological Trauma ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES Hypothermia Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion APPENDICES Pharmacology of Rapid Sequence Intubation Essentials of 12-lead Electrocardiograph Interpretation