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Although the science of pharmacology has evolved into a sophisticated area of health care,
certain medications discovered in ancient times are still in use.
Paramedics need to be familiar with the rules and regulations imple
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Paramedics need to know how to ensure their own well-being.
Wellness has at least four dimensions: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. It is
important to keep all four dimensions healthy and balanced.
The American He
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Paramedics operate in a community that exposes them to professional liability and that
requires them to have a solid understanding of law and ethics. Failing to perform their job
as expected within the medical community, the l
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Public health is a field that encompasses health promotion and disease prevention for
groups of people. Public health-related issues can include disasters such as hurricanes and
wildfires, or illness outbreaks such as the H1N1
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World Wars I and II saw the development of ambulance corps to rapidly care for and
remove injured soldiers from the battlefields.
During the Korean and Vietnam Wars, wounded soldiers could be saved by using
helicopters to rap
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To care for your patients properly, you must have a thorough understanding of human
anatomy and physiology so you can assess the patients condition and communicate with
hospital personnel and other health care providers.
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You must be able to communicate rapidly, efficiently, and effectively when responding to a
call to fulfill your role as a paramedic.
The phases of communication include notification, potential prearrival instructions for the
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Federal Regulation DOT KKK 1822 sets the standards for ambulance
design and manufacturing specifications.
Three body style types are identified:
o Type I: Conventional, truck-cab chassis with a modular
ambulance body that ca
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For each emergency call, you must complete a formal written report before you leave the
hospital. This action is a vital part of providing emergency medical care and ensuring the
continuity of patient care. This information gu
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Developmental stages of life include the following: infant, toddler, preschool-age, schoolage, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood.
Each developmental stage is marked by different physical and p