Transport of the Critical Care Patient - Text and RAPID Transport of the Critical Care Patient Package

1st Edition


  • Rosemary Adam
  • Chris Cebollero
    • Print ISBN 9780323057738

    Key Features

    • Case studies, real-life examples, and best practices make the content more relevant and easier to apply on the job.
    • Step-by-step instructions for procedures guide you through essential Critical Care skills.
    • A review of anatomy and physiology is included in each clinical chapter, as well as pathophysiology relative to critical care patients.
    • Extensive coverage includes specialty critical care patients (neonatal, pediatric, geriatric, and high-risk obstetric) and special considerations in critical care transport.
    • Did You Know? boxes share interesting tidbits of information.
    • Content reflects the 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines.
    • The Evolve companion website contains video skills, critical care scenarios and discussion questions, 12-lead ECG example strips, lung and heart sounds, a medical terminology review, anatomy challenges, and more!

    Table of Contents

    1. Foundations of Critical Care Transport
    2. Pharmacology
    3. Respiratory System
    4. Cardiovascular System
    5. Neurologic System
    6. Gastrointestinal and Renal Systems
    7. Multisystem Trauma
    8. Multisystem Organ Dysfunction Syndrome and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
    9. Special Patient Groups in Critical Care
    10. Special Considerations in Critical Care Transport

    Appendix A: Normal Laboratory Values


    Answers to Review Questions


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    About the authors

    Rosemary Adam

    Rosemary Adam is an EMS nurse with over 25 years experience in prehospital care (administrative, education, and ground and air transport). In 1996, Rosie developed the Critical Care Paramedic (CCP) ® course at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. As an educator, Rosie has developed teaching methods used by leading individuals in clinical EMS, emergency and flight nursing practice. Rosie has been a part of several writing projects with recent experience as a co-author of the Advanced Medical Life Support Instructor manual. Rosie has taught numerous programs and is experienced in curriculum development.

    Chris Cebollero

    Chris Cebollero is the Chief of Emergency Medical Services for Christian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Chris is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s Critical Care Paramedic program and served as a military medic. Chris not only trains hundreds of students each year, he has also led a successful and well-recognized team of field training officers in an organization that runs 80,000 calls annually.