Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support

The Practical Approach
Author: Advanced Life Support Group
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405144548
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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This practical book written especially for prehospital staff provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. It is a complementary volume to the best-selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support

The Practical Approach
Author: Advanced Life Support Group
Publisher: BMJ Books
ISBN: 1405144548
Category: Medical
Page: 240
View: 3811

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This practical book written especially for prehospital staff provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. It is a complementary volume to the best-selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support

The Practical Approach
Author: Advanced Life Support Group
Publisher: BMJ Books
ISBN: 0727918524
Category: Medical
Page: 240
View: 7962

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This practical book written especially for prehospital staff provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. It is a complementary volume to the best-selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Basic Life Support Provider: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals


Author: James M. Callahan,American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763755877
Category: Medical
Page: 332
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Basic Life Support Provider: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (BLS PEPP) is a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children. BLS PEPP is designed to give First Responders and EMT-Basics the education, skills, and confidence they need to effectively treat pediatric patients. Developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, BLS PEPP specifically teaches prehospital professionals how to better assess and manage ill or injured children. BLS PEPP combines complete medical content with dynamic features and an interactive course to better prepare prehospital professionals for the field.

Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support

The Practical Approach
Author: Alsg,Advanced Life Support Group
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118339762
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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Complemented by: Advanced paediatric life support / Advanced Life Support Group; edited by Martin Samuels, Sue Wieteska. Sixth edition. 2016.

Advanced Paediatric Life Support

A Practical Approach to Emergencies
Author: Advanced Life Support Group
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118947649
Category: Medical
Page: 384
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Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals


Author: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763743734
Category: Medical
Page: 404
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Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) represents a comprehensive source of prehospital medical information for the emergency care of infants and children.

Pediatric Prehospital Care


Author: David S. Markenson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 524
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Written by the author of the pediatrics section of the 1998 National Standard Curriculum for Paramedics, this innovative volume is designed for both Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support providersat all levels.Exceptionally current and comprehensive, it serves as a convenient training manual, reference, and refresher on cutting-edge developments and standards. Unique in perspective, it features anassessment/problem-basedapproach to prehospital pediatrics that links theprocessof assessment to treatment--carefully and precisely illustrated with case scenarios and task analysis. It covers thefull rangeof pediatric emergencies and the National Standards curriculum, and is theonlyprehospital care book to cover children with special healthcare needs. FeaturesSkills Stations with Skills Sheets,decision tree schematics for rapid assessment, "Common Questions," and an abundance of illustrations.Pediatric Assessment. Airway Management. Respiratory Emergencies and Management. Cardiovascular Emergencies and Management. Hypoperfusion (Shock) and Fluid Resuscitation. Medications and Medication Administration. Altered Mental Status. Seizures. Trauma. Newborn Resuscitation. CHSN and TAC. Child Abuse and Neglect. CISD. Common Medical Complaints. Toxicology. Pain Management and Sedation. Transport Issues. Medicolegal Issues.For Paramedics, EMT-Bs.

Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care


Author: Ian Greaves,Keith Porter
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198515847
Category: Medical
Page: 718
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"Reprinted in 2009, 2011 (with corrections)"--Title page verso.

Cases in Pre-hospital and Retrieval Medicine


Author: Dan Ellis,Matthew Hooper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729578844
Category: Medical
Page: 200
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Cases in Pre-hospital and Retrieval Medicine is a supplementary case book with a self directed approach, designed to complement core texts such as Cameron, or Sanders. The book focuses on the principles of PHC and Retrieval medicine and the continuum of care of the critically injured trauma patient in the field. It is case based and uses real pre-hospital and retrieval situations, presented in question format followed by an extensive discussion highlighting key areas of the specialty. The questions and answers are each 3 – 4 pages in length and most are accompanied by a photo from author archives/real events. The questions have been divided into those with a predominantly pre-hospital theme and those based around retrieval medicine. A third section covers service development and special situations. Case based using real pre-hospital and retrieval situations Visually assisted format; high level discussion Question format followed by extensive discussion Designed for members of a multidisciplinary team Operationally useful appendices, including recommended equipment lists Covers paediatric patients; major incidents such as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear; polytrauma; flight physiology; advanced multi-organ support; end of life decisions in the field.

Phtls

Prehospital Trauma Life Support
Author: N.A
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284041736
Category: Medical
Page: 650
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Each new print copy of PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Eighth Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook and skills videos.PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Eighth Edition is the next step in the evolution of the premier global prehospital trauma education program. For three decades, PHTLS has improved the quality of trauma patient care and has saved lives. The eighth edition of PHTLS continues the PHTLS mission to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care through global education. This legendary program was first developed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in the early 1980s in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT). Its medical content is continuously revised and updated to reflect current, state-of-the-art knowledge and practice. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that EMS practitioners make the best decisions on behalf of their patients when given a good foundation of knowledge and key principles. The eighth edition of PHTLS features a new chapter, Physiology of Life and Death. This chapter creates a solid understanding of the physiology of life and pathophysiology that can lead to death. This understanding is essential for the prehospital care provider if abnormalities are to be found and addressed quickly in the trauma patient.Clear Approach to Assessing a Trauma PatientIn the field, seconds count. PHTLS teaches and reinforces the principles of rapidly assessing a trauma patient using an orderly approach, immediately treating life-threatening problems as they are identified, and minimizing any delays in initiating transport to an appropriate destination. Dynamic Technology SolutionsWorld-class content joins instructionally sound design in a user-friendly online interface to give instructors and students a truly interactive and engaging learning experience with: * eBook* Video Demonstrations of Critical Skills* Interactive Lectures

Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance


Author: William H. Seligman,Sameer Ganatra,Timothy Parker,Syed Masud
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118829964
Category: Medical
Page: 104
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Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance offers healthcare students and trainees the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills relevant to the provision of immediate care outside of the hospital. This concise text provides information on the principles of managing acutely unwell patients with life-threatening injuries at the scene of their accident, all in highly-illustrated double-page spreads to help explain key messages. This brand new title: Looks at the ways in which pre-hospital care is organised and delivered in the United Kingdom Explores some of the most common incidents that pre-hospital care teams attend to, including major trauma as well as cardiac arrests Includes an illustrated introduction to some of the many practical procedures pre-hospital care teams must be able to perform including resuscitative thoracotomy and rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia Takes into account the multi-disciplinary nature of the specialty Features a section on careers within pre-hospital care for doctors and paramedics Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance is the perfect companion for medical students and junior doctors interested in learning more about pre-hospital care, as well as for paramedic students and paramedics who practise in the pre-hospital environment every day.

ABC of Prehospital Emergency Medicine


Author: Tim Nutbeam,Matthew Boylan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470654880
Category: Medical
Page: 215
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"This brand new title in the ABC series provides a comprehensive overview of pre-hospital medicine, including transport, patient assessment, emergency care systems, and pre-hospital interventions.With pre-hospital care being the start of the "trauma chain", the treatment patients receive on-scene as well as en-route can be life-saving, and this new title is invaluabe for all staff involved in emergency and pre-hospital medicine"--Provided by publisher.

Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics


Author: Kate Curtis,Clair Ramsden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579824
Category: Medical
Page: 1494
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Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine


Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt,Robin N. Illingworth,Colin A. Graham,Kerstin Hogg,Colin Robertson,Michael Clancy
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191016055
Category: Medical
Page: 772
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Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. In line with the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.

Intravenous Therapy For Prehospital Providers


Author: Christopher M. Andolsek,American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763715793
Category: Medical
Page: 150
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Intravenous (IV) Therapy is one of the most invasive procedures handled in the prehospital environment. Proficiency in IV therapy technique is important for most procedures required in advanced life support. Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Providers prepares emergency medical personnel for the job of administering or assisting with the administration of IV therapy. This book is part of the EMS Continuing Education Series.