This new edition of Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice offers students and recently qualified practitioners an accessible and comprehensive introduction to paramedic science and pre-hospital care, providing expert and up-to-date guidance on the essential theories and real-world practice of this dynamic area of emergency medicine.
Essential quick reference for both the paramedic student and the practicing field provider. This 6 page durably laminated guide compliments many textbooks and highlights key points that you may be asked on the National Registry or state exams.
The eighth edition of this international bestselling emergency medicine handbook has been completely revised and updated to include the latest evidence-based guidelines and treatment protocols underpinning best practice in emergency medical care. Carefully designed to suit the needs of interns and resident doctors working in the emergency department as well as specialist trainees, the book covers the full range of emergencies - general medical, infectious disease and foreign travel-related, toxicological, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological, ophthalmic and psychiatric - as well as practical procedures and administrative and legal issues.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of damage control resuscitation (DCR), an evidence-based approach to the resuscitation of patients with severe life-threatening hemorrhage (LTH). It focuses on both civilian and military applications as DCR is utilized in civilian trauma situations as well as combat casualty care settings.
This is a practical guide to the use of simulation in emergency medicine training and evaluation. It covers scenario building, debriefing, and feedback, and it discusses the use of simulation for different purposes, including education, crisis resource management and interdisciplinary team training.
Practice-based education and placements are vital components of UK paramedic science programmes as they allow students to apply their university education, knowledge and theory to real life aspects of practice in the ambulance service. This book highlights the importance of the practice educator (PEd) role in supporting and assessing the learner during their practice-based education.
This helpful and informative guide provides frontline paramedics and ambulance clinicians with practical advice and knowledge of human factors that will be helpful in supporting safe and effective practice for all involved. It will also be of interest to pre-hospital care professionals who are involved in education, learning from events, procurement and influencing safety culture. Above all, it shows how an understanding and application of human factors principles can enhance system performance and well-being, and ultimately lead to safer patient care.
[This] manual discusses the use of ultrasound for diagnosis in out-of-hospital care, advanced noninvasive monitoring of patients, and safety in performing procedures common to the prehospital and austere environment. ... Chapters cover ultrasound image interpretation and basic physics; common image adjustments to improve image quality; unique challenges found in urban prehospital environments, austere/wilderness environments, tactical environments, and military special operations environments; and initial training, quality improvement/assurance programs, and credentialing. It also includes a section on procedures such as pericardiocentesis, vascular access, cricothyroidotomy, and others specific to austere providers. The Manual of Austere and Prehospital Ultrasound is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, and medical students in emergency medicine, civilian and military EMS providers, and critical care flight paramedics and nurses.
Point-of-care information on treating specific conditions; including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Also includes information leaflets for patients. Covers over 10,000 diagnoses. Published by the British Medical Journal.