ACLS Study Guide

Author: Barbara J Aehlert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323084512
Release Date: 2012-01-26
Genre: Medical

Reflecting the 2010 Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines, ACLS Study Guide, 4th Edition offers a complete, full-color overview of advanced cardiovascular life support. An easy-to-read approach covers everything from airway management and rhythms and their management to electrical therapy, acute coronary syndromes, and acute stroke. In addition to the latest ACLS treatment algorithms, this edition includes new case studies, new photos and illustrations, a heart rate ruler, and a handy ACLS quick-reference card for use in the field. Written by Barbara Aehlert, ACLS Study Guide is the official textbook for the American Safety & Health Institute ACLS certification course. A pretest and posttest -- each containing 50 questions with answers and rationales -- allow you to check your knowledge prior to and after your study. Chapter objectives preview the main points in each chapter. Stop and Review sections at the end of the chapters help you remember the most important information. ACLS Pearls boxes offer key points and useful tips for clinical practice. Keeping it Simple boxes provide essential information in a clear and concise manner. Ten case studies present real-life clinical situations, allowing you to make decisions based on information in the Preparatory section. Consistent format of case studies includes Objective, Skills to Master, Rhythms to Master, Medications to Master, Related Text Chapters, Essential Actions, and Unacceptable Actions. A heart rate ruler is included to help you interpret ECGs. 4 x 6 pocket-size quick-reference card contains key ACLS algorithms for field use. 100 new and updated photos and illustrations show key ACLS procedures and equipment. Pharmacological interventions are integrated into the chapters for a more cohesive learning experience. New streamlined approach reduces the number of pages and simplifies the information you need to know.

CPR AED for the Professional Rescuer

Author: American Red Cross
Publisher: Amer Red Cross
ISBN: 1584803045
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Health & Fitness

This New American Red Cros CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Participant's Manual and course reflect changes based on the 2005 Consensus on Science for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and the Guidelines 2005 for First Aid. Changes to this program and manual include simplifications to many of the CPR skill sequences, which helps improve retention. There have also been changes to help improve the quality of CPR. The integration of CPR skills into the operation of AEDs had changed to help improve survival from sudden cardiac arrest. Professional rescuers are now trained to use AEDs on adults and children. Information has been updated and added to this program to help professional rescuers administer epinephrine, aspirin and fixed-flow-rate oxygen. The skills learned in this course include adult, child and infant rescue breathing, conscious and unconscious choking, CPR, two-rescuer CPR and adult and child AED. Additional training can be added to this course including bloodborne pathogens training and emergency oxygen administration. While the skills and knowledge that professional rescuers use are increasing, this training will help you meet your most important responsibility as a professional rescuer- the responsibility to save lives.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

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Publisher:
ISBN: 1616694246
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Accidents

A workbook for students taking the American Heart Association's Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course. Covers first aid basics, CPR for adults and how to use an AED.

Urgent Care Medicine Secrets E Book

Author: Robert Olympia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323477833
Release Date: 2017-08-04
Genre: Medical

For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Urgent Care Secrets, a new volume in this bestselling series, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Provides an evidence-based approach to medical and traumatic complaints presenting to urgent care centers, focusing on presenting signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, office management, and when to refer for higher level of care. Covers the full range of essential topics for understanding today’s practice of urgent care – essential information for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Clear illustrations, figures, and flow diagrams expedite reference and review. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams.

Basic Life Support Provider Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals

Author: James M. Callahan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763755874
Release Date: 2009-10-05
Genre: Medical

Basic Life Support Provider: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (BLS PEPP) is a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. BLS PEPP is designed to give First Responders and EMT-Basics the education, skills, and confidence they need to effectively treat pediatric patients. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, BLS PEPP specifically teaches prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children. BLS PEPP combines complete medical content with dynamic features and an interactive course to better prepare prehospital professionals for the field.

The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist s Manual

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451142662
Release Date: 2012-07-09
Genre: Medical

The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist’s Manual is a comprehensive review of the core knowledge necessary for the day to day workflow of an anesthesia technician or technologist. The text is arranged into seven sections: Careers in Anesthesia Technology; Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology; Principles of Anesthesia; Equipment Setup, Operation, and Maintenance; Operating Room and Hospital Environment; Operating Room Emergencies; and Acronyms and Abbreviations. This is also an ideal resource for those preparing for the ASATT certifying examination.

The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist s Manual

Author: Glenn Woodworth
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451178579
Release Date: 2012-10-22
Genre: Medical

The Anesthesia Technician and Technologist’s Manual is a comprehensive review of the core knowledge necessary for the day to day workflow of an anesthesia technician or technologist. The text is arranged into seven sections: Careers in Anesthesia Technology; Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology; Principles of Anesthesia; Equipment Setup, Operation, and Maintenance; Operating Room and Hospital Environment; Operating Room Emergencies; and Acronyms and Abbreviations. This is also an ideal resource for those preparing for the ASATT certifying examination