Pre-hospital emergency medicine at a glance / William Seligman, Sameer Ganatra, Timothy Parker, Syed Masud.

By: Seligman, William
Contributor(s): Ganatra, Sameer | Parker, Timothy | Masud, Syed
Series: Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2018Description: ix, 94 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cmISBN: 9781118829929 (pbk)Subject(s): Emergency Medical Services -- methods | Critical Care -- methods | Emergencies | Emergency Treatment -- methodsGenre/Form: HandbookDDC classification: 616.025
Item type: Book
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Includes index.

Principles of pre-hospital care: 1 History of pre-hospital care -- 2 Pre-hospital care today -- 3 Major trauma pathways in the UK -- 4 Emerging pre-hospital medical care pathways -- 5 Kinematics and mechanism of injury -- 6 Hazardous materials -- 7 Human factors -- 8 Pre-hospital transport -- 9 Scene safety -- Initial assessment and management of immediately life-threatening injuries: 10 The primary survey -- 11 Control of major haemorrhage -- 12 Cervical spine injuries -- 13 Basic airway management -- 14 The difficult airway -- 15 Life-threatening chest trauma -- 16 Circulation I: haemodynamic instability -- 17 Circulation II: medical cardiac arrest -- 18 Circulation III: traumatic cardiac arrest -- 19 Pain relief and sedation -- 20 Head injury -- 21 Spinal injuries -- 22 Limb Injuries -- Special considerations in trauma management: 23 Paediatric trauma -- 24 Trauma in the pregnant woman -- 25 Trauma in the elderly -- Practical skills in pre-hospital emergency medicine: 26 Anaesthesia in the pre-hospital environment -- 27 The emergency surgical airway -- 28 Peripheral vascular access -- 29 Chest techniques -- 30 Resuscitative thoracotomy -- 31 Pre-hospital ultrasound -- 32 Packaging -- 33 Handover -- Management of complex problems: 34 Major incidents -- 35 Expedition medicine -- 36 Event medicine -- 37 Military pre-hospital emergency care -- Careers in pre-hospital emergency medicine: 38 Careers in pre-hospital emergency medicine NHS England

This book 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. -- Publisher.

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