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Introduction. Levels of Certification. EMS Agencies. About the Test. About This Book. I. Diagnostic Test. Answer Sheet. Answer Key. Answer Explanations. II. Two-Month Cram Plan. III. One-Month Cram Plan. IV. One-Week Cram Plan. V. Preparatory. A. Basics of Emergency Care. B. Dealing with Stress. C. Legal and Ethical Issues. D. Baseline Vital Signs and SAMPLE History. A. The Respiratory System. B. Opening the Airway. C. Artificial Ventilation. VII. Patient Assessment. A. Assessing the Scene. B. Initial Assessment. C. Physical Exam. D. Ongoing Assessment. E. Documentation and Communication. VIII. Medical Emergencies. A. General Pharmacology Lesson. B. Respiratory Emergencies. C. Cardiovascular Emergencies. D. Diabetes/Altered Mental State. E. Allergic Reactions. F. Poisoning/Overdose. G. Environmental Emergencies. H. Behavioral Emergencies. I. Obstetrics and Gynecology. IX. Trauma. A. Bleeding and Shock. B. Soft Tissue Damage. C. Musculoskeletal Care. D. Injuries to the Head and Spine. X. Infants and Children. A. Developmental Differences in Infants and Children. B. Assessing Infants and Children. C. Common Problems in Infants and Children. D. Treating Children with Special Needs. XI. Operations. A. Ambulance Operations. B. Rescue Operations. C. Special Operations. D. Tactical Emergency Medical Support. E. Weapons of Mass Destruction. XII. Advanced Airway. A. Advanced Airway Management of Adults. B. Advanced Airway Management of Children and Infants. XIII. Practical Skills Examination. A. Patient Assessment. B. Applying a Bag-Valve Mask Device to an Apneic Patient with a Pulse. C. Cardiac Arrest Management/AED. D. Spinal Immobilization. E. Random Skills. XIV. Anatomy and Physiology. A. Medical Terminology. B. Anatomy. C. Body Systems. XV. Full-Length Practice Test with Answer Explanations. Appendix: Resources for EMT Candidates. L