Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care - Oxford Medical Handbooks (Paperback)
  • Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care - Oxford Medical Handbooks (Paperback)

Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care - Oxford Medical Handbooks (Paperback)

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Paperback 736 Pages / Published: 21/12/2006
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The Oxford Handbook of Pre-hospital Care provides the reader with authoritative, evidence-based advice on the assessment and management of pre-hospital care emergencies. It is designed to provide information for all immediate care practitioners including doctors, paramedics, emergency care practitioners, nurses and voluntary aid society members. The Oxford Handbook format and its pocket size make its content readily accessible and it can be carried easily in jackets or other personal protective clothing. Each section defines the important clinical features of the named condition and includes boxes containing essential advice. The treatment section incorporates national and international guidelines and protocols where available and reflects contemporary best practice. Topics include scene safety, personal protective equipment, basic and advanced life support, head injuries, chest injuries, abdominal and pelvic injuries, spinal injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, mass gathering incidents, major incidents, burns and related problems. The authors have broad experience in pre-hospital care including civilian and military practice in various fields including medical emergencies, road traffic collisions, entrapments, ballistic trauma and major incidents. This is the essential quick-reference guide to pre-hospital medicine!

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198515845
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 190 x 115 x 30 mm

...a concise book which is targeted directly to our profession...this one book is directly focused on the workings of the medic outside of a hospital environment. Just what you need out on the road, when you never know what the next emergency will be. * Jeff Pittman, Paramedic. *
This handy and superbly presented pocket sized book is ideal for quick reference providing essential information on the immediate care setting. The authors are of unquestionable experience in the field of emergency medicine and...the book is both comprehensive and concise...[it] must surely become an essential piece of kit for all pre-hospital care practitioners, replacing the bulky American books which have dominated the market. * Accident and Emergency Nursing *
A useful reference for those involved in prehospital care of patients...this book addresses many areas of prehospital care and is thorough in what it covers. * Krista G. Handyside, MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston *

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