McGraw-Hill's EMT-Paramedic, Second Edition

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April 1, 2011


Electronic book text, 848 pages

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0071753001 / 9780071753005

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Have the edge on exam day with this complete EMT-Paramedic study package -- updated to reflect the new national standard

Includes online practice exam with 150 questions

If you want to score high on the EMT-Paramedic exam, you'll want McGraw-Hill's EMT-Paramedic. This essential guide helps you think through pre-hospital medicine while covering the most commonly tested information. Each chapter begins with a clinical scenario, followed by a bulleted overview of key topics. You'll also find a complete practice exam included in the book as well as online to simulate the test-taking experience. More than any other guide, McGraw-Hill's EMT-Paramedic boosts your confidence--and your chances for success.


  • Reflects the recently updated National Standard Curriculum released in Spring 2010
  • Includes online practice exam with 150 questions
  • NEW EKG and ECG images
  • NEW chapter on C02 measurement
  • Comprehensive overview of all major content areas featured on the exam, including airway management, patient assessment, trauma, medical issues, special considerations, and operations
  • High-yield chapters that include cases, bulleted content review with margin notes, and Q&As
  • Practice exam included in the book as well as online to simulate the computerized testing format
  • Valuable test-taking tips
  • Expert authorship from two experienced EMT instructors who zero-in on exactly what you need to know in order to pass

The content you need to ace the exam:
Exam Preparation Tips; Preparatory; Airway; Patient Assessment; Trauma; Medical Emergencies; Special Considerations; Operations

Table of contents

Exam Preparation Tips
Section 1: Preparatory
Section 2: Airway
Section 3: Patient Assessment
Section 4: Trauma
Section 5: Medical Emergencies
Section 6: Special Considerations
Section 7: Operations

Author comments

Author Profiles
Peter A. DiPrima, Jr., EMT-P
Program Coordinator for Basic, Advanced Cardiac, and Pediatric Life Support
Emergency Training Institute
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY
Lead Paramedic/Certified Instructor Coordinator
Holbrook Fire District
Holbrook, NY

George P. Benedetto, Jr., DHA(c), MPA, EMT-P
Trauma Coordinator, Department of Surgery
New York Hospital Queens
Flushing, NY
EMS Emergency Care Instructor and Educator
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
New York, NY

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