Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5 by Bryan E. BledsoeParamedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5 by Bryan E. Bledsoe

Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5

byBryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry

Hardcover | July 27, 2016

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A strong, evidence-based foundation in the principles and practices of modern EMS       
Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Fifth Edition,
offers EMS students and professionals a foundational guide and reference to paramedicine. Developed to stay ahead of current trends and practices, all five volumes are based on the National EMS Education Standards and the accompanying Paramedic Instructional Guidelines.

Volume 5, Special Considerations/Operations, provides paramedic students with information they need about special populations and paramedic operations. The first eight chapters discuss medical emergencies involving special patient populations: gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, abused/neglected/assaulted patients, patients with special challenges, and patients who require chronic care. The next eight chapters examine special circumstances that the paramedic may face at any time, including multiple-casualty incidents, rescue operations, hazardous materials, crime scenes, rural practice, and terrorist incidents.

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BRYAN E. BLEDSOE, DO, FACEP, FAAEM, EMT-P Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is an emergency physician, researcher, and EMS author. Presently he is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the EMS Fellowship program at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and an Attending Emergency Physician at the University Medical Center of Southern...
Title:Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10.8 × 8.6 × 0.9 inPublished:July 27, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134449754

ISBN - 13:9780134449753

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Table of Contents

1. Gynecology

2. Obstetrics

3. Neonatology

4. Pediatrics

5. Geriatrics

6. Abuse, Neglect, and Assault

7. The Challenged Patient

8. Acute Interventions for the Chronic Care Patient

9. Ground Ambulance Operations

10. Air Medical Operations

11. Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management

12. Rescue Awareness and Operations

13. Hazardous Materials

14. Crime Scene Awareness

15. Rural EMS

16. Responding to Terrorist Acts