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Title:
A day in the life of an emergency medical technician
Author:
Adamson, Heather, 1974-
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Publication Information:
Mankato, Minn. : Capstone Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
How do emergency medical technicians start their shifts? -- Do EMTs work alone? -- What do EMTs wear? -- What do EMTs do when they are not helping patients? -- What kind of skills do EMTs need? -- What tools do EMTs use? -- How do patients get to the hospital? -- What happens at the end of a shift? -- Amazing but true!
Reading Level:
560 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.0 0.5 75217.
ISBN:
9780736825078
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This book follows an emergency medical technician through the work day, and describes the occupation and what the job requires.


Table of Contents

How do emergency medical technicians start their shifts?p. 4
Do EMTs work alone?p. 6
What do EMTs wear?p. 8
What do EMTs do when they are not helping patients?p. 11
What kind of skills do EMTs need?p. 12
What tools do EMTs use?p. 14
How do patients get to the hospital?p. 16
What happens at the end of a shift?p. 18
Amazing But True!p. 20
Equipment Photo Diagramp. 20
Glossaryp. 22
Read Morep. 23
Internet Sitesp. 23
Indexp. 24