Workbook for Paramedic Practice Today - Volume 1 (Revised Reprint)

1st Edition

Above and Beyond


  • Barbara Aehlert
    • Print ISBN 9780323085366

    Key Features

    • Updated to reflect the 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines.
    • Chapter Objectives serve as a checklist for learning.
    • Multiple question formats include matching, short answer, multiple choice, true/false, labeling, drug dosage calculations, and case studies, testing your knowledge in a number of different ways.
    • Short-answer questions often show your strengths and weaknesses most accurately, because you must think of the answer entirely on your own.
    • Multiple-choice questions prepare you for this popular testing format.
    • Labeling questions help visual learners.
    • Case studies help you integrate your knowledge with real-life situations.
    • Chapter Summaries provide bulleted lists of the main points in the book and serve as a reminder of the material that was covered in Volume 1 of the text.
    • An answer key with rationales is included for all of the items in the workbook.
    • A glossary includes key terms from both volumes of the textbook, providing you with a comprehensive quick reference for unfamiliar words.

    Table of Contents


    Volume 1

    Division 1: Preparatory

    1. EMS Safety and Well-Being of the Paramedic

    2. Roles and Responsibilities

    3. Illness/Injury Prevention

    4. Legal and Regulatory Issues

    5. Ethics

    6. Medical Terminology Review

    7. Body Systems

    8. Pathophysiology

    9. Life Span Development

    10. Public Health Principles

    Division 2: Pharmacology

    11. Basic Principles of Pharmacology

    12. Drug and Chemical Classes

    13. Medication Administration

    Division 3: Airway Management and Ventilation

    14. Airway and Ventilation

    Division 4: Patient Assessment

    15. Therapeutic Communications

    16. History Taking

    17. Patient Assessment

    18. Communications

    19. Documentation

    Division 5: Medical

    20. Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, and Throat Disorders

    21. Pulmonary Disorders

    22. Cardiovascular Disorders

    23. Nervous System Disorders

    24. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders

    25. Immune System Disorders

    26. Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Disorders

    27. Renal and Urogenital Disorders

    28. Musculoskeletal Disorders

    29. Cutaneous Disorders

    30. Toxicology

    31. Infectious and Communicable Diseases

    32. Behavioral/Psychiatric Disorders

    33. Hematologic Disorders

    Division 6: Shock

    34. Shock and Resuscitation


    A. Answer Key

    B. NREMT Skills Sheets



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