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Emergency care : a textbook for paramedics / edited by Ian Greaves, Tim Hodgetts, Keith Porter.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: London : W. B. Saunders, c1997.ISBN:
  • 0702019755
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 616.025 21
Partial contents:
Ch. 1. Scene approach and assessment -- Ch. 2. Approach to the patient -- Ch. 3. Basic life support -- Ch. 4. Simple management of the airway and ventilation -- Ch. 5. Advanced management of the airway and ventilation -- Ch. 6. Intravenous access -- Ch. 7. Taking a medical history -- Ch. 8. Introduction to pharmacology -- Ch. 9. Respiratory emergencies -- Ch. 10. The heart: anatomy, physiology and the ECG -- Ch. 11. Monitoring and defibrillation -- Ch. 12. Cardiac arrest in adults: advanced life support -- Ch. 13. Cardiovascular emergencies -- Ch. 14. The unconscious patient -- Ch. 15. The acute abdomen -- Ch. 16. Poisoning -- Ch. 17. Risk of infection -- Ch. 18. Obtaining a trauma history -- Ch. 19. The primary and secondary survey -- Ch. 20. Shock -- Ch. 21. Head injuries -- Ch. 22. Facial injuries -- Ch. 23. Chest injuries -- Ch. 24. Abdominal and genitourinary trauma -- Ch. 25. Bone and joint injuries -- Ch. 26. Spinal injuries -- Ch. 27. Patient immobilization and extrication -- Ch. 28. Blast and gunshot injuries -- Ch. 29. Burns -- Ch. 30. Wound management -- Ch. 31. Overview of trauma resuscitation -- Ch. 32. Obtaining a paediatric history -- Ch. 33. Assessment of the ill or injured child -- Ch. 34. The sick child -- Ch. 35. Paediatric cardiac arrest -- Ch. 36. The injured child -- Ch. 37. The elderly patient -- Ch. 38. Hypothermia -- Ch. 39. Near-drowning -- Ch. 40. Heat illness -- Ch. 41. Electrocution -- Ch. 42. Chemical incidents -- Ch. 43. Nuclear incidents -- Ch. 44. The sports arena -- Ch. 45. Rescue from remote places -- Ch. 46. Aeromedical evacuation -- Ch. 47. Childbirth -- Ch. 48. Emergencies in pregnancy -- Ch. 49. Trauma in pregnancy -- Ch. 50. Neonatal resuscitation and transport -- Ch. 51. Substance abuse -- Ch. 52. The uncooperative or violent patient -- Ch. 53. Psychiatric emergencies -- Ch. 54. Coping with stress -- Ch. 55. The major incident: an overview -- Ch. 56. Triage -- Ch. 57. The ambulance service of mass gatherings -- Ch. 58. Record-keeping in pre-hospital care -- Ch. 59. Communications and dispatch -- Ch. 60. Ethical and legal issues -- App. B. Glossary of obstetric terms -- App. C. Radio communications -- App. D. Trauma scoring.
Summary: This major new textbook covers all aspects of the practice of prehospital care for the paramedic. Completely up to date and copiously illustrated, it is designed to provide rapid, easy access to information on all topics from resuscitation to safe driving, from care of the elderly to chemical incidents. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in the field with experience in working in the prehospital environment: this volume will rapidly become the standard text for paramedics in practice and in training.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Companion book: Emergency care: a self-assessment guide.

Includes index.

Ch. 1. Scene approach and assessment -- Ch. 2. Approach to the patient -- Ch. 3. Basic life support -- Ch. 4. Simple management of the airway and ventilation -- Ch. 5. Advanced management of the airway and ventilation -- Ch. 6. Intravenous access -- Ch. 7. Taking a medical history -- Ch. 8. Introduction to pharmacology -- Ch. 9. Respiratory emergencies -- Ch. 10. The heart: anatomy, physiology and the ECG -- Ch. 11. Monitoring and defibrillation -- Ch. 12. Cardiac arrest in adults: advanced life support -- Ch. 13. Cardiovascular emergencies -- Ch. 14. The unconscious patient -- Ch. 15. The acute abdomen -- Ch. 16. Poisoning -- Ch. 17. Risk of infection -- Ch. 18. Obtaining a trauma history -- Ch. 19. The primary and secondary survey -- Ch. 20. Shock -- Ch. 21. Head injuries -- Ch. 22. Facial injuries -- Ch. 23. Chest injuries -- Ch. 24. Abdominal and genitourinary trauma -- Ch. 25. Bone and joint injuries -- Ch. 26. Spinal injuries -- Ch. 27. Patient immobilization and extrication -- Ch. 28. Blast and gunshot injuries -- Ch. 29. Burns -- Ch. 30. Wound management -- Ch. 31. Overview of trauma resuscitation -- Ch. 32. Obtaining a paediatric history -- Ch. 33. Assessment of the ill or injured child -- Ch. 34. The sick child -- Ch. 35. Paediatric cardiac arrest -- Ch. 36. The injured child -- Ch. 37. The elderly patient -- Ch. 38. Hypothermia -- Ch. 39. Near-drowning -- Ch. 40. Heat illness -- Ch. 41. Electrocution -- Ch. 42. Chemical incidents -- Ch. 43. Nuclear incidents -- Ch. 44. The sports arena -- Ch. 45. Rescue from remote places -- Ch. 46. Aeromedical evacuation -- Ch. 47. Childbirth -- Ch. 48. Emergencies in pregnancy -- Ch. 49. Trauma in pregnancy -- Ch. 50. Neonatal resuscitation and transport -- Ch. 51. Substance abuse -- Ch. 52. The uncooperative or violent patient -- Ch. 53. Psychiatric emergencies -- Ch. 54. Coping with stress -- Ch. 55. The major incident: an overview -- Ch. 56. Triage -- Ch. 57. The ambulance service of mass gatherings -- Ch. 58. Record-keeping in pre-hospital care -- Ch. 59. Communications and dispatch -- Ch. 60. Ethical and legal issues -- App. B. Glossary of obstetric terms -- App. C. Radio communications -- App. D. Trauma scoring.

This major new textbook covers all aspects of the practice of prehospital care for the paramedic. Completely up to date and copiously illustrated, it is designed to provide rapid, easy access to information on all topics from resuscitation to safe driving, from care of the elderly to chemical incidents. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in the field with experience in working in the prehospital environment: this volume will rapidly become the standard text for paramedics in practice and in training.