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Emergency care : a self-assessment guide / Ian Greaves, Tim Hodgetts, Keith Porter.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: W. B. Saunders, 1997.ISBN:
  • 0702023450
DDC classification:
  • 616.025 21
Contents:
Paper 1. Scene approach and assessment -- Paper 2. Patient assessment -- Paper 3. Basic life support -- Paper 4. Airway and intravenous access -- Paper 5. Pharmacology and poisoning -- Paper 6. Medical emergencies -- Paper 7. Cardiac emergencies -- Paper 8. Chest and abdominal trauma -- Paper 9. Head and spinal trauma -- Paper 10. Musculoskeletal trauma -- Paper 11. Special incidents I -- Paper 12. Special incidents II -- Paper 13. The sick and injured child -- Paper 14. The elderly patient -- Paper 15. Extrication, immobilization and evacuation -- Paper 16. Pregnancy, childbirth and the neonate -- Paper 17. Psychiatry and substance abuse -- Paper 18. Major incidents -- Paper 19. Mass gathering and sports medicine -- Paper 20. Administration, ethics and the law.
Summary: This is the self assessment companion book to Emergency Care: A Textbook for Paramedics. The book consists of 21 "Papers", 20 of which are keyed into Emergency Care and test principles described in specific chapters of the textbook. The final Paper is a general test from across the book. Each individual Paper contains questions in a variety of common formats: multiple choice, short-answer questions, picture tests and case histories. Full answers immediately follow each Paper, allowing the reader either to work systematically through as they read the textbook, or focus on particular topics. This volume provides a handy and effective way for paramedics and all others involved in the provision of pre-hospital care to gauge their level of expertise in every aspect of the field.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Paper 1. Scene approach and assessment -- Paper 2. Patient assessment -- Paper 3. Basic life support -- Paper 4. Airway and intravenous access -- Paper 5. Pharmacology and poisoning -- Paper 6. Medical emergencies -- Paper 7. Cardiac emergencies -- Paper 8. Chest and abdominal trauma -- Paper 9. Head and spinal trauma -- Paper 10. Musculoskeletal trauma -- Paper 11. Special incidents I -- Paper 12. Special incidents II -- Paper 13. The sick and injured child -- Paper 14. The elderly patient -- Paper 15. Extrication, immobilization and evacuation -- Paper 16. Pregnancy, childbirth and the neonate -- Paper 17. Psychiatry and substance abuse -- Paper 18. Major incidents -- Paper 19. Mass gathering and sports medicine -- Paper 20. Administration, ethics and the law.

This is the self assessment companion book to Emergency Care: A Textbook for Paramedics. The book consists of 21 "Papers", 20 of which are keyed into Emergency Care and test principles described in specific chapters of the textbook. The final Paper is a general test from across the book. Each individual Paper contains questions in a variety of common formats: multiple choice, short-answer questions, picture tests and case histories. Full answers immediately follow each Paper, allowing the reader either to work systematically through as they read the textbook, or focus on particular topics. This volume provides a handy and effective way for paramedics and all others involved in the provision of pre-hospital care to gauge their level of expertise in every aspect of the field.