Mosby's Paramedic Textbook

Author: Mick J. Sanders,Lawrence M. Lewis,Gary Quick

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0323072755

Category: Medical

Page: 1787

View: 2796


Reflecting the 2010 Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines, Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, 4th Edition provides a comprehensive learning tool for both first-time and refresher paramedic students. Coverage includes an overview of key subjects such as pharmacology, airway management, medical disorders, patient assessment, and trauma. ALS patient care skills are presented step by step, both in the book and in online video clips. New to this edition are nine new chapters, many new topics, and 150 new photos. Written by paramedic expert Mick Sanders, Mosby's Paramedic Textbook follows the National EMS Education Standards and offers complete coverage of the National Standard Curriculum (NSC) for the EMT-Paramedic. More than 1,000 illustrations -- including 150 that are NEW -- accurately present different techniques and skills. Chapter openers, objectives and key terms set the stage for learning. Advanced Life Support (ALS) skills are presented step by step and in full color. Critical thinking questions help in understanding concepts and in applying them to patient care. A summary and a list of references in each chapter make review easier. A herbal appendix in the pharmacology chapter provides access to herbal content. Drug monographs on the Evolve companion website include Mosby's Essential Drugs, with instant access to comprehensive, up-to-date information on the medications that are administered by paramedics as well as those most commonly prescribed to patients. NEW! Nine new chapters and thoroughly updated content align the text with the new National EMS Education Standards and reflect the 2010 ECC (Emergency Cardiovascular Care) guidelines. NEW topics include coronary bypass, endocarditis, adult IO infusion, bird flu, new fluid resuscitation guidelines for trauma patients, drugs of abuse (Vicodin, Oxycontin), prediabetes, and management of hypothermia and drowning. NEW Show Me the Evidence boxes show the value and impact of evidence-based research. NEW Did You Know? boxes supplement chapter content with interesting and relevant information. NEW Look Again feature includes cross-references and specific page numbers for easy review of information that was covered in earlier chapters. NEW farm considerations in the Trauma section enhance rural practice with the kinematics of farm machinery incidents. Additional Critical Thinking boxes encourage the application of critical thinking skills to "real-life" EMS. Additional cultural considerations enhance your ability to deal with the issues of multicultural patients. NEW Advanced Practice Procedures in Critical Care appendix provides an overview of specialty procedures for paramedics who work in critical care settings. Revised and updated Emergency Drug Index reflects the new 2010 ECC guidelines with coverage of more than 75 emergency drugs, their dose and administration, onset and duration, indications and contraindications, adverse reactions, and special considerations.

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice

Author: Sam Willis,Roger Dalrymple

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119462959

Category: Medical

Page: 457

View: 8574


Driven by changes to clinical practice, new evidence-based research, and shifts in global economics and politics, the field of paramedic science is rapidly evolving. 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. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this user-friendly textbook provides broad and inclusive coverage of topics including professionalism, law and ethics, assessment skills, research methods, pharmacology and more. Contributions from experienced paramedics and clinicians, contemporary case studies, full-colour illustrations and powerful pedagogical tools help students gain a thorough understanding of the essential components of paramedic practice. Employs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the study of paramedic practice, presenting theoretical and clinical topics in a straightforward and student-friendly manner New chapters on toxicology, medical terminology and low acuity care in paramedicine, with an increased focus on mental health Includes new end-of-chapter learning activities and quizzes, case studies and references, charts and diagrams Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice: A Systems Approach is an invaluable resource for undergraduate paramedic and emergency care students as well as qualified paramedics, clinicians and educators seeking an authoritative reference on current practice.

A Paramedic's Life

Author: Neal Lindley

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1645842274

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 198

View: 9868


This story follows the life of one paramedic as he is transformed from a wet behind the ears and new EMT to a knowledgeable and experienced paramedic. This story is an entertaining and informative look at the not-too-distant past. It provides nonmedical readers with a rare look at life in the streets while also serving as an educational tool for new EMTs and paramedics. This book is not for the faint of heart. The author shoots straight from the hip as he discusses some of his most memorable calls in raw detail. Sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, but always eye-opening.

A Paramedic's Job

Author: Miguel T. Rosario

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1627129987

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 4562


Learn about the important job of a paramedic and how they help you when your sick.

The Good Fight: A Paramedic's Story

Author: J. Christopher Thomas

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1794831460

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 170

View: 9613


Beside the Thin Red Line of the fire service and the Thin Blue Line of law enforcement lies the Thin White Line. The Thin White Line represents the unsung heroes of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) profession. These highly trained EMTs and paramedics put their lives on the line 24/7/365 to deliver emergency medical care to the sick and injured, no matter the hour of day, day of the week, or type of weather. Whether they are treating patients of a multi-vehicle car crash, the victim of a shooting, or simply someone with breathing difficulty, they are the ones we depend on to bring medicine to the streets and save lives, one call at a time. ""The Good Fight: A Paramedic's Story"" gives you the opportunity to ride along with medics and experience first-hand the true stories of courage and compassion that these highly skilled medical providers encounter every day. So hop in, buckle up, and hold on tight. This will be a ride you won't forget.

The Paramedic's Secret Son

Author: Rachel Dove

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 036971198X

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 6542


He thought he had to leave… …Now he has two reasons to stay! Eight years ago, paramedic Harry walked away from Annabel, knowing that it would break both of their hearts but that staying would only hurt her more. Now Harry has returned to discover that Annabel wasn’t the only one he left behind—he has a seven-year-old son! Knowing he’s a father makes him even more determined to win Annabel—and little Aidan—back… “…I found Rachel Dove's interpretation broke that mold and I enjoyed the realistic way in which she painted the personalities. All in all, the well-crafted characters plus the engaging story had me emotionally invested from the start. Looking forward to reading more of Rachel's work.” -Goodreads on Fighting for the Trauma Doc’s Heart

The Paramedic's Forever Family

Author: Tanya Agler

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0369714741

Category: Fiction

Page: 267

View: 9020


Sometimes “good friends” Just isn't enough… Bachelor paramedic Mason Ruddick doesn't know what he'd do without Lindsay Hudson. The widowed mom is his sounding board, his neighbor and, since the death of her husband and his best friend, his lifeline. Only lately, Mason can't stop noticing just how beautiful and special Lindsay is. Or how often he thinks about her. Now Mason's heart is caught between the best friend he lost…and the one he's falling for. From Harlequin Heartwarming: Wholesome stories of love, compassion and belonging. Smoky Mountain First Responders Book 1: The Single Dad's Holiday Match Book 2: The Paramedic's Forever Family

Rescuing the Paramedic's Heart

Author: Emily Forbes

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488074895

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 4216


You can’t heal a heart… …by keeping your distance Paramedic Poppy is back in Sydney. Her first stop? Bondi Beach’s surf and sand! There’s just the small matter of bumping into the bay’s newest elite lifeguard—Ryder Evans, her first love, who was forced to move away…taking a piece of Poppy’s heart with him. If she wants him back, she must be bold enough to let gorgeous Ryder show her what she’s been missing. From Harlequin Medical: Life and love in the world of modern medicine. Bondi Beach Medics Book 1: Rescuing the Paramedic’s Heart

Paramedic Care

Author: Bryan E. Bledsoe,Robert S. Porter,Richard A. Cherry

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 566

View: 8676


For paramedic courses. This student-friendly, easy-to-understand five-volume series completely covers the 1998 DOT National Standard Curriculum.