Lecture Notes: Emergency Medicine covers all the core aspects of accident and emergency work. It concentrates on the essentials with "immediate action" first and then subsequent treatments. It has been written for students and trainees in accident and emergency medicine by two outstanding physicians.
Written by experts, this title brings together and integrates the key facts involved in major incident planning and response. It serves as an authoritative quick reference guide in a user-friendly and succinct format.
First Responder Care Essentials is the ideal resource for Community First Responders. Grounded in practice and covering the full remit of the CFR role, the book takes you through the skills that you need when working with patients. Topics range from communication skills to manual handling, trauma care and cardiac arrest.
First Aid is the immediate provision of treatment and care to a person who has suffered an illness or injury. It is often used before the emergency services or medical professionals take over. Although it is not an exact science, first aid can make a real difference and reading this book might help you quite literally save somebody's life one day.
This is book, for both the student paramedic and qualified paramedic, provides key information on the appropriate assessment skills needed when attending an emergency call. This book is a more accessible and concise alternative or supplement to the encyclopedias available -- for use 'on the job' and perfect for exam revision.
Guides the decision-making process using a system of assessment that identifies those patients who need immediate life saving treatment and those who need hospital care. This book connects emergency care with the community and secondary care and places it in the context of patient care pathways.
Reflects the challenges presented to A&E nurses by the range of patient conditions encountered in emergency care. This is a useful text for A&E staff, including those who are new to the A&E department and minor injury unit who are not taking formal study.
This volume explains how health care professions and their values have changed over the last forty years, charting where they have come from, where they are now, and how they might develop in the future. There is coverage of a wide range of professions within healthcare. Chapters are followed by critical responses from senior practitioners.
Outpatient, Day Surgery and Ambulatory Care is an accessible, comprehensive text exploring a wide range of diagnostic and short-stay therapeutic provisions, including: minor injuries, day surgery, outpatients, radiology, endoscopy, renal dialysis, oncology, ambulatory clinics, day hospitals and the links with primary care.
Includes updates to first aid for choking infants. Used as the official training manual for the UK's leading first aid organisations' courses, this book covers all aspects of first aid, from emergency first aid and first aid for babies and children, to resuscitation.
This handbook provides guidance on the particular issues faced by emergency nurses. Taking a systems-based approach, practical guidance is given on common and rarer occurrences encountered in the emergency setting. Immediate management, investigations, onward referral, and practical skills are covered in a succinct format.
This handbook is an evidence-based guide to assessment and management for anyone giving emergency care before a patient is admitted to hospital. Each section defines the important clinical features of the named condition and includes essential advice. It incorporates national and international guidelines and protocols where available.
Clinical procedures are a fundamental aspect of care for practitioners working in pre-hospital settings. The Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures is written specifically to support the practice of paramedics, ambulance technicians, first responders and volunteer ambulance personnel.
Presented in a logical and user-friendly manner, this book covers the basics of triage, such as the evidence-based triage process, and holistic care issues, such as cultural and psychological support considerations.
Suitable for student and qualified paramedics looking to understand the key elements of research, and what it means for their profession, this guide to the sometimes daunting world of research and evidence-based practice helps you get to grips with the nature of paramedic research and how it works in practice.
Help both practising and student paramedics prepare to deal with 25 of the commonly seen pre-hospital care scenarios, as well as to revise for practical exams. This book encourages you to develop knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology and out of hospital emergency treatment plans to point of handover at definitive care.
Crammed full of over 400 questions, this book includes fully explained answers and explanations to help consolidate learning as you test yourself using: anatomy artwork; multiple choice questions; true or false questions; and labelling exercises. It helps paramedics to revise and excel in their anatomy and physiology modules and exams.
The Foundations of Emergency Care is an accessible text that brings together both academic and clinical experts to combine coverage of the clinical skills and underpinning theoretical knowledge essential to practice within the modern emergency setting.
Leadership is a vital part of delivering high quality healthcare for all healthcare professionals. This book demonstrates how vital leadership skills are for all paramedics and explore how paramedics can lead in their everyday practice.