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 KingdomExplores some of the most common incidents that pre-hospital care teams attend to, including major trauma as well as cardiac arrestsIncludes 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 anaesthesiaTakes into account the multi-disciplinary nature of the specialtyFeatures 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.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 312 g
Dimensions: 272 x 213 x 6 mm
Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine at a Glance covers the essentials in an easy-to-digest formula. This volume continues the trend of good quality information, covering enough to give readers a firm and solid grounding in the subject of pre-hospital emergency medicine (PHEM).
The book also acts as an aide memoire for the more experienced health professional. Each segment is illustrated with easily understandable and colourful diagrams, as well as tables with the most relevant information, which is great for quick reference This volume is likely to be well-received as a concise, well-thought out reference that contains both up-to-date and emerging techniques used by ambulance personnel and specialist PHEM practitioners. Journal of Paramedic Practice
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