Patient transport : principles & practice / Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association ; edited by Renee Semonin Holleran, Allen C. Wolfe, Jr., Michael A. Frakes.
Contributor(s): Holleran, Renee Semonin | Wolfe, Allen C., Jr. | Frakes, Michael A. | Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (U.S.)Call number: WY154.2 P298 2018 Material type: BookPublisher: Elsevier, c2018. St. Louis, Mo. : Edition: 5th ed.Description: xviii, 636 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780323401104 (hbk.).Subject(s): Emergency nursing | Air ambulances | Transportation of patients | Emergency medical services
Contents:Notes: Preceded by ASTNA patient transport / Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association ; edited by Reneé Semonin Holleran. 4th ed. c2010.
Section I. History and the current role of air and ground transport personnel. 1, History of patient transport. 2, Members of the transport team. 3, Preparation for practice -- Section II. General principles of practice. 4, Transport physiology. 5, Scene operations and safety. 6, Communications. 7, Teamwork and human performance. 8, Patient safety. 9, Operational safety and survival --Section III. Patient care principles. 10, Patient assessment .11, Airway management. 12, Mechanical ventilation. 13, Shock -- Section IV. Trauma. 14, General principles of trauma management. 15, Neurologic trauma. 16, Thoracoabdominal trauma. 17, Musculoskeletal and soft tissue trauma. 18, Burn Trauma --Section V. Medical problems and environmental emergencies. 19, Neurologic emergencies. 20, Cardiovascular emergencies. 21, Mechanical circulatory support devices in transport. 22, Pulmonary emergencies. 23, Abdominal emergencies. 24, Metabolic, endocrine, and electrolyte disturbances. 25, Infectious and communicable diseases. 26, Heat- and cold-related emergencies. 27, Toxicologic emergencies -- Section VI. Selected patient populations. 28, Gynecologic and obstetric emergencies. 29, Care and transport of the newborn. 30, The pediatric patient. 31, Military patient transport -- Section VII. Professional issues. 32, Professional issues. 33, Accreditation for air and ground medical transport. 34, Wellness -- Appendix A: Post-accident resource document.