Key Features

  • Provides CEUs for First Responders, EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and physicians; sends proceeds from the course to the NAEMT to support the profession; can be incorporated into initial training or as a stand-alone continuing education course; promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care.
  • AMLS is a continuing education program authored and administered by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), a well-respected international organization.
  • The latest, most accurate, comprehensive information is provided by NAEMT and follows industry standards.
  • Full-color illustrations and design make learning easier and more interesting.
  • Coverage of basic and advanced concepts incorporates the latest research developments, and is suitable to both beginning and experienced prehospital care providers, emergency and critical care nurses, and emergency physicians.
  • Expert U.S. and international reviewers ensure that the material is accurate, current, and universal.
  • The AMLS Assessment Pathway makes it easy to develop a treatment plan for specific medical conditions.
  • Chapter outlines provide a quick overview of each chapter's content.
  • Chapter Goal and Learning Objectives show at a glance the most important information in each chapter.
  • Key terms help in learning key vocabulary and reinforce basic concepts.
  • Rapid Recall boxes highlight helpful mnemonics.
  • Chapter scenarios put concepts into real-world context.
  • Chapter quizzes include a variety of question types to reinforce key concepts and retention of information.
  • Bulleted chapter summaries and Putt

Table of Contents

1. Advanced Medical Life Support Assessment for the Medical Patient
2. Altered Mental Status and Neurologic Changes
3. Respiratory Dysfunction
4. Hypoperfusion
5. Chest Discomfort
6. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Environmental Disorders
7. Abdominal Discomfort
8. Infectious Diseases
9. Toxicological Emergencies
A. The AMLS Assessment Pathway
B. 12-Lead Review
C. Normal Lab Values
D. Rapid Sequence Intubation
E. Drug Profiles
F. Quiz Answers
Glossary
Index

Details

No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby/JEMS
Print ISBN:
9780323071604
Electronic ISBN:
9780323080828