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  • Authors: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) (Author)
  • File Size: 154 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 1307 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 3rd edition (April 8, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1284263088
  • ISBN-13: 978-1284263084

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  • Authors: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) (Author)
  • File Size: 154 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 1307 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 3rd edition (April 8, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1284263088
  • ISBN-13: 978-1284263084

Download Critical Care Transport 3rd Edition – PDF – eBook

CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction and Overview of Critical Care Transport
Introduction
Critical Care Team Composition and Qualifications
Modes of Transportation
The Transport Process
State and National Standards
Reimbursement
Well-Being
Interpersonal Communication
Quality Assurance and Improvement
The History of CCT
Summary
Medical-Legal Issues
Introduction
General Concepts of Liability
Insurance
The Patient’s Right to Decide
Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Legal Considerations During Transport Operations
Documentation
Summary
Patient Safety
Introduction
History of Quality as a Health Care Discipline What Is Patient Safety?
Safety Culture
Common Health Care Errors Why Do Health Care Errors Occur?
Handling Serious Errors
Tools to Identify Errors
Strategies to Avoid Errors
Quality in EMS Settings
Summary
Aircraft Fundamentals and Flight Physiology
Introduction
The Air Medical Role
The Atmosphere
Gas Laws
Medical Transport Aircraft
Primary Stressors of Flight
Factors Affecting Tolerance of the Physiologic Stressors of Flight
Hypoxia
Dysbarism and Evolved Gas Disorders
Operational Issues Related to Medical Transport
Air Medical Safety
Making the Industry Safer
Summary
Patient Assessment
Introduction
Scene Versus Interfacility Transports
Arrival and Planning
Primary Assessment
Secondary Assessment
Ongoing Assessment
Assembling the Assessed Information
Communications With Receiving Facilities
Summary
Respiratory Emergencies and Airway Management
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
Physiology of the Respiratory System
Patient Assessment
ABG Monitoring
Noninvasive Ventilatory and Oxygenation Monitoring
Respiratory and Ventilation Abnormalities
Basic Airway Management
Advanced Airway Management
Tracheostomy Management
Summary
Ventilation
Introduction
Overview of Mechanical Ventilation
Positive-Pressure Ventilators
Ventilator Modes and Parameters
Inhaled Gases
Respiratory Distress and Respiratory Failure
Ventilator Management
Management of Lung Diseases and Conditions
Patient Monitoring
Ongoing Care
Flight Considerations
Basic Ventilator Waveform Analysis
Troubleshooting and Diagnosing Ventilator Problems
Transporting the Patient With a Tracheostomy
Summary
Critical Care Pharmacology
Introduction
Pharmacology and Medication Information
A Practical Approach to Medication Administration
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics
Avoiding Medication Errors
Medication Management
Specific Medications Used in Critical Care Transport
Medication Infusion Technique
Summary
Laboratory Analysis and Diagnostic Studies
Introduction
Principles of Analysis
Specimen Cultures
Chemistry Review
Biochemistry Review
Lab Panels
Blood Gases
Obtaining Blood Samples
Point-of-Care Testing
Urine Lab Values
Diagnostic Imaging
Summary
Resuscitation, Shock, and Blood Products
Introduction
Cellular Respiration
Microcirculation and the Cell: Oxygen Transport and Utilization
Shock
Classification of Shock
Sepsis
Blood Administration
Flight Considerations
Summary
Trauma
Introduction
Scenarios Involving Trauma Patients
Morbidity and Mortality
Overview of Trauma
Trauma Scoring Systems
Trauma Systems
Interfacility Transport Trauma Management
The Hypothermia–Acidosis–Coagulopathy Triad
Diagnostic Imaging for Trauma
Thoracic Trauma
Pneumothorax
Facial Trauma
Neck Injuries
Abdominal Trauma
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta
Hollow Versus Solid-Organ Injury
Pelvic Trauma
Extremity Trauma
Trauma to Special Populations
Flight Considerations
Summary
Neurologic Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology
Neurologic Examination
Traumatic Brain Injury
Specific Neurologic Injuries
Intracranial Pressure
Brain Herniation
Spinal Cord Injuries
Stroke
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Acute Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Seizures and Epilepsy
Transport Considerations
Summary
Burns
Introduction
Anatomy and Function of the Skin
Physiology of Burns
Classification of Burn Injuries
Assessment
Management
Special Situations
Summary
Electrophysiology, Pacemakers, and Defibrillators
Introduction
Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
Cardiac Monitoring: 12-Lead ECG
Axis Determination
Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks
Selected ECG Findings
Cardiac Disease
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Transport Considerations
Summary
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Introduction
Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
Arterial Lines
Central Venous Lines
Pulmonary Artery Catheters
Invasive Pressure Measurements
Heart Failure
Shock
Flight Considerations
Summary
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Introduction
Intra-aortic Balloon Pump
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Microaxial Catheter Pump Systems
Implantable Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Summary
Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology
Conditions Affecting the Alimentary Canal
Intestinal Obstructions
Liver Disease
Biliary Tract Obstructions
Pancreatic Disease
Urinary System Conditions
Maintenance Tubes
Metabolic Regulation of Acid-Base Status
Flight Considerations
Summary
Endocrine Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology
Diabetes
Pituitary Disorders
Adrenal Abnormalities
Thyroid Abnormalities
Lipid Disorders
Flight Considerations
Summary
Environmental Emergencies
Introduction
Heat Emergencies
Cold Emergencies
Drowning
Diving Injuries and Decompression Sickness
Altitude Illness
Summary
Infectious and Communicable Diseases
Introduction
Fundamental Principles of Infectious Disease
The Human Immune System
Pathogenicity
Epidemiology
Selected Diseases
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Strategies for the Treatment of Infectious Disease
The Post-Antibiotic Era
Bioterrorism
Exposure and Protection
Flight Considerations
Summary
Toxicologic Emergencies
Introduction
General Toxicologic Emergency Management
Toxic Syndromes and Medication Reaction Syndromes
Decontamination
Specific Toxicologic Emergencies
Hazardous Materials Response
Radiation Emergencies
Flight Considerations
Summary
Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System
Physiologic Changes During Pregnancy
Critical Care Transport of the Pregnant Patient
Fetal Assessment and Monitoring
Complications of Pregnancy
Medical Conditions During Pregnancy
Complications During Labor
Delivery
Postdelivery Complications
Gynecologic Emergencies
Gynecologic Trauma
Summary
Neonatal Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology of a Neonate
Neonatal Assessment and Stabilization
Neonatal Resuscitation
Respiratory Conditions
Cardiovascular Conditions
Gastrointestinal Conditions
Infectious Diseases/Sepsis
Hyperthermia/Hypothermia
Toxic Exposure
Trauma/Birth Injuries
Neurologic Conditions
Metabolic Conditions
The Transfer Process for a Neonate
Flight Considerations
Summary
Pediatric Emergencies
Introduction
Anatomy and Physiology
Growth and Development
Approach to Parents and Caregivers
Pediatric Assessment
Transport Considerations
Airway Management Devices
Respiratory Conditions
Mechanical Ventilation
Cardiac Conditions
Cardiac Anomalies
Renal Conditions
Meningitis
Trauma
Abuse and Neglect
Hypothermia During Transport
Drowning
Flight Considerations
Summary
Bariatric and Special Situations
Introduction
Bariatric Patients
Excited Delirium
Children With Special Health Care Needs
Summary
Glossary
Index

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