The Aeromedical Certification Examinations Self Assessment Test

The Aeromedical Certification Examinations Self Assessment Test Author William Wingfield
ISBN-10 061519124X
Release 2008-03-01
Pages 293
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The ACE SAT will assist the critical care transport provider with preparing to challenge the Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C), Certified Flight Nurse (CFRN) or Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam(s). Written by Will Wingfield, a Flight Paramedic/RN with over 15 years experience in the fields of pre-hospital/transport medicine, SAR, TEMS and critical care nursing. Will is currently completing his residency in Nurse Anesthesia, enabling him to discuss the most advanced physiologic principles with specific focus & application to the critical care transport medicine field. Will has trained hundreds of successful FP-C, CFRN and CEN candidates.



Back To Basics

Back To Basics Author Orchid Lee Lopez
ISBN-10 9781456862749
Release 2011-02-15
Pages 501
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As a registered nurse for the last 28 years, my primary clinical expertise has been working in the pre-hospital environment as a flight nurse and a paramedic, as well as continuing to work in a variety of clinical areas which include the emergency department, pediatrics and endoscopy. My extensive clinical background has also given me the opportunity to work as a legal nurse consultant with one of the largest law firms in Arizona. As an EMS educator and program director of paramedic training programs for the last 20 years and most recently as the National Clinical Educator for one of the largest air medical transport companies, I truly enjoy teaching in a simple manner as to assure that students do have a strong basic understanding in making critical care decisions and that they will be providing the highest quality of patient care beginning from the least to the most invasive management of care for the patients they are transporting. My goal as a professional and as an EMS educator has always been and will continue to encourage students to have the desire to learn and grow in their profession, as well as contribute to EMS in a way that inspires positive change. "Tell me and I ́ll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I ́ll understand” www.backtobasicscourse.com



ASTNA Patient Transport

ASTNA Patient Transport Author ASTNA
ISBN-10 9780323066136
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 848
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Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.



Flight Paramedic Certification

Flight Paramedic Certification Author Kyle Faudree
ISBN-10 0615563139
Release 2011
Pages 153
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Flight Paramedic Certification has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Flight Paramedic Certification also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Flight Paramedic Certification book for free.



Critical Care Paramedic

Critical Care Paramedic Author Bryan E. Bledsoe
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0089626725
Release 2006
Pages 1151
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Critical Care Paramedic is the first and only book written for the expanding field of critical care transport. Utilizing the successful format of Brady's best-selling Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, this book is both written and extensively reviewed by leading experts in the field. This comprehensive book addresses all aspects of critical care transport including: operations, safety, advanced pharmacodynamics, advanced physiologic monitoring, advanced airway management, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, organ donation, and other important areas of critical care. Critical Care Paramedic will be the industry standard for critical care paramedic education and available only from Brady.



CFRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

CFRN Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1609713184
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 169
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CFRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Flight Registered Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CFRN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CFRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CFRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Cardiopulmonary Emergencies, Basic Steps in Pericardiocentesis, Performing Defibrillation, Signs of Pericardial Tamponade, Stages of Hypoxia, True and False Aneurysms, Four Types of Cardiovascular Trauma, Signs of Respiratory Failure, Risk Factors for Bradycardia, Recommended Treatments for Atrial Tachycardia, Three Types of Angina, LOCK Protocol Steps, Complications Related to Breach Presentation, Tocolytic Therapy, Managing Preeclampsia, Supplying Oxygen to a Neonate, Inserting a Nasogastric Tube, Nine Types of Fractures, Principles of Splinting, Diagnosing Compartment Syndrome, Assessing Cranial Nerve Function, Performing a Spinal Immobilization, Assessment Criteria for Seizures, Three Ways of Monitoring Intracranial Pressure, and much more...



The Echo Manual

The Echo Manual Author Jae K. Oh
ISBN-10 0781748534
Release 2006
Pages 431
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Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this best-selling manual is a practical guide to the performance, interpretation, and clinical applications of echocardiography. The Echo Manual is written by recognized authorities at the Mayo Clinic and provides a concise, user-friendly summary of techniques, diagnostic criteria, and quantitative methods for both echocardiography and Doppler echocardiography. Discussion of each clinical problem also includes transesophageal echocardiography. This edition covers the latest techniques, standards, and applications and includes new contrast agents. All references have been updated. More than 900 images—well annotated and true to gray scale and color—give readers an immediate grasp of salient points.



K Taping

K Taping Author Birgit Kumbrink
ISBN-10 9783662435731
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 247
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Birgit Kumbrink's bestselling guide to K-Taping - now available in its 2nd edition! This richly illustrated hands-on guidebook features a highly successful therapeutic approach to treating orthopedic, traumatological, and many other conditions has now been extended to include 20 additional application techniques for the fields of neurology and gynecology (including pre- and post-natal). This practical guide provides all the background information physiotherapists, sports physiotherapists, medical doctors, occupational therapists and health care professionals need. It serves both as a perfect companion to training courses and as a reference book and refresher and shows how to use the specially developed elastic K-Tape most effectively. A brief introduction to the basic principles of K-Taping, the special elastic tapes used and the method’s history is followed by 9 chapters highlighting treatment techniques and their application to nearly 70 frequently seen conditions. Each is featured on a double page with up to five color photos, brief instruction, practical information about symptoms, dosage, progress to be expected and tips regarding variations of techniques. As the benefits of K-Taping in enhancing the effects of other conservative care and surgical treatments are getting more and more appreciated, Birgit Kumbrink's “K-Taping – An Illustrated Guide”, developed by Germany based K-Taping Academy, has rapidly established itself as the ultimate reference book for therapists and clinicians in an ever expanding range of medical disciplines.



Immunology Serology in Laboratory Medicine5

Immunology   Serology in Laboratory Medicine5 Author Mary Louise Turgeon
ISBN-10 9780323085182
Release 2013-02-15
Pages 566
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Rev. ed. of: Immunology and serology in laboratory medicine / Mary Louise Turgeon. 4th ed. c2009.



Critical Care Transport Navigate 2 Advantage Access Card

Critical Care Transport   Navigate 2 Advantage Access Card Author Aaos
ISBN-10 1284040992
Release 2017-03-20
Pages 1018
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Welcome To The Gold Standard In Critical Care Transport Training. Published In Conjunction With The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) And The American College Of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), And Endorsed By The University Of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) And The International Association Of Flight And Critical Care Providers (IAFCCP), Critical Care Transport, Second Edition, Offers Cutting-Edge Content Relevant To Any Health Care Provider Training In Critical Care Transport. Like No Other Textbook In This Market, The Second Edition Thoroughly Prepares Medical Professionals To Function As Competent Members Of A Critical Care Team By Covering The Material That Everyone—Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians, And Specialty Crew—Needs To Know To Operate Effectively In The Prehospital Critical Care Environment. This Book Meets The Curricula Of Major Critical Care Training Programs, Including University Of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). It Covers Both Ground And Flight Transport, And Meets The 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines And The Objectives Of Critical Care Transport Certification Exams Such As The Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C) Exam Administered By The Board For Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification. Content Includes Information Specific To Prehospital Critical Care Transport, Such As Flight Physiology, Lab Analysis, Hemodynamic Monitoring, And Specialized Devices Such As The Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump. Standard Topics Such As Airway Management, Trauma, And Pharmacology Are Covered In The Context Of Critical Care. Chapters Have Been Authored By Leading Critical Care Professionals Across The Country And Represent The Most Current, State-Of-The-Art Information On Management Of Critical Care Patients. New To The Second Edition: Sample Fetal Monitoring Strips Updated Information On Transport Choreography Enhanced Information On Capnography And Troubleshooting Transport Ventilators A Standalone Chapter On Patient Safety Much More!



Vent Hero

Vent Hero Author Charles F Swearingen
ISBN-10 1530918243
Release 2016-04-05
Pages 162
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This text is a guide to managing transport ventilators. It is a 154 page book that exposes the basic and advanced techniques needed to successfully harness the life- saving power of the transport mechanical ventilator. It includes 10 in- depth case studies designed to challenge the knowledge covered within the text.



Ventilator Management

Ventilator Management Author Eric Bauer
ISBN-10 1492299642
Release 2015-08-24
Pages 144
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Own the #1 Best Seller and trusted resource for Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine and Critical Care mechanical ventilation. Find out why hundreds of critical care providers, flight companies and universities around the globe have adopted this resource as their go-to reference. The goal of this book is to provide the most up to date information on mechanical ventilation based on current research, evidence based practice and my experiences as a flight paramedic and educator. This book is a must own for flight nurses, flight paramedics, medical students, resident MD's, attending MD's, nurses, paramedics or respiratory therapists. "Ventilator Management" A Pre-Hospital Perspective, will take a comprehensive look at ventilator management strategies as it relates to emergency medicine, and pre-hospital transport in both EMS and HEMS industries. The book is written in a comprehensive, but conversational, format and will hit on all things related to critical care transport ventilation. The book includes current research concepts, oxygenation pathophysiology, ventilation theory, core clinical ventilation strategies, case application commentary and reference materials.



Air and Surface Patient Transport

Air and Surface Patient Transport Author Reneé Semonin Holleran
ISBN-10 UOM:39015055915162
Release 2003
Pages 748
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The official publication of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, this comprehensive and timely text is the standard reference for flight nurses and other health professionals involved in medical transportation. Each clinical chapter covers epidemiology, anatomy and physiology and/or pathophysiology, and specific conditions.



Respiratory Physiology

Respiratory Physiology Author John Burnard West
ISBN-10 9781609136406
Release 2012
Pages 200
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Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations. Available online via thePoint, animations help to clarify particularly difficult concepts and provide a visual component for use during instruction or review. --NEW Presents rationales for all questions, as well as explanations for each answer choice --Provides 82 essential-to-know, multiple-choice review questions which appear at the end of each chapter --Features an Appendix of important equations --Supports learning through chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, as well as Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter --Includes online resources such as question bank, animations, and full text for students --Includes animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts



Diseases of the Breast

Diseases of the Breast Author Jay R. Harris
ISBN-10 9781451148701
Release 2012-03-28
Pages 1200
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Completely revised and updated, and now in full color throughout, the Fourth Edition of this definitive reference is a must for all clinicians who treat breast diseases. Leading experts summarize the current knowledge of breast diseases, including their clinical features, management, underlying biologies, and epidemiologies. In addition to complete coverage of malignant breast diseases, benign diseases are discussed in relation to subsequent breast cancer development. The book reviews all major clinical trials and summarizes the information they provide on early detection and management of breast cancer. Close attention is also given to the increasing importance of molecular biology and genetics in this field. This edition features more than thirty new contributors, fourteen new or completely rewritten chapters, and more clinically oriented chapters. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank. Also included with this edition is the Anatomical Chart Company's Breast Anatomy and Disorders Pocket Guide. This durable, portable folding pocket guide provides a visual and textual overview of breast anatomy, disorders, and breast self-examination. With a write-on, wipe-off laminated surface, this guide is perfect for the on-the-go practitioner to show patients, caregivers, and families.



Nursing in Today s World

Nursing in Today s World Author Janice Rider Ellis
ISBN-10 0781741084
Release 2004
Pages 576
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This vibrant full-color issues and trends text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession, including educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. Critical Thinking exercises are embedded throughout the chapters. Key terms and concepts are highlighted in bold. The Eighth Edition features focus questions, more leadership and management content, web resources, and updated cartoon images. Instructor’s resources include a CD-ROM with an instructor’s manual, test generator and the “Connection” Website, connection.LWW.com/go/ellis.



Aviation Mental Health

Aviation Mental Health Author Robert Bor
ISBN-10 0754643719
Release 2006
Pages 353
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This book provides an authoritative and practical guide to the assessment, management, treatment and care of pilots and other professional groups within aviation, covering a range of relevant topics, for health and human resources practitioners working in the airline industry.