- Filename: ems-field-guide.
- ISBN: 1890495328
- Release Date: 2006-01-01
- Number of pages: 176
- Author: Paul LeSage
- Publisher: Informed
SMALL ENOUGH TO FIT IN YOUR POCKET, DETAILED ENOUGH TO PROVIDE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW Essential data on more than 1,000 of the most commonly used prescribed medications and more than 75 drugs most often used in the pre-hospital setting Drug-specific EMS pearls, including signs and symptoms of overdose and specific overdose management Sections on popular medicinal herbs and common street drugs Quick-reference tables encapsulate essential information Street Drug section updated to include "bath salts" and salvia
The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing - now in a new edition! The Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade.The newly updated Eighth Edition features: •Updated information on poisons and emergency medications • New ECG rhythm strips •Common drugs sections •Updated pediatric medications •Revised Spanish section •Straightforward medical emergency treatments. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
The book every paramedic needs to enhance their career and job performance Paramedic Survival Guide offers both novice and experienced paramedics a unique blend of case studies, testimonials, and advice from veterans to help them succeed on their jobs and advance their career. The book also offers advice on how to pick the correct EMT job, the recruitment and interview process, and various career paths and options open to paramedics. Valuable features include "Taking it to the Street" boxes detailing must-know on-the-job information.
A concise and accessible text designed for paramedics and student paramedics looking for a quick reference guide to key assessment skills
Updated to reflect new National EMS Education Standards, a resource covers relevant signs and symptoms along with management steps covering a variety of medical emergencies.
Detailed and concise, these 550 engaging flash cards are designed to help you save time while learning and memorizing the vast amount of drug information you'll need on a daily basis. Don't spend hours creating your own review materials; all of the information you need on 95 essential drug profiles is here, presented in a question-and-answer format ideal for individual study or group review. Approximately 550 concise flash cards help you learn and memorize 95 drug profiles specifically relevant to paramedics; EMT-Intermediates; aeromedical, critical care, and military medics. Medications are ordered alphabetically by generic name to allow you to retrieve drug information quickly and easily. A consistent profile organization presents the mechanism of action, adult and pediatric dosages, indications, adverse reactions, and contraindications for each drug profile on its own card, with a master drug card for each medication. Color-coded classifications help you quickly and easily locate specific information and organize it to fit your study needs. A convenient question-and-answer format enables you to test your knowledge and retention individually or as part of a group review. Full-color illustrations help you visually identify drugs and strengthen your retention. Cards are hole-punched in the upper corner of each card with two rings included in each box to enable you to make your own customized study deck.
Using care-based scenarios, this book helps emergency medical technicians develop an organized, critical decision-making approach to assessment and care of prehospital patients. New information on drug interactions, hazardous waste emergencies, and the AIDS patient is included. 22 illus.
This book is a fast, accurate, precise, & comprehensive guide for Respiratory Care Professionals. Great for fast facts & exam review. Contains all the clinically relevant & vital information found in much larger RT books. This is the ultimate STAT reference manual for the desk or locker of RRT's & CRT's.
The field of cardiopulmonary medicine (heart and lungs) becomes more complex with every pandemic, each new disease (like Swine Flu, H1N1) and each medical breakthrough. Understanding the scope of your care and available treatment options has become staggering. With the imminent changes to our healthcare system, it is paramount that patients today become informed medical consumers. You, your family and loved ones will have limited financial/reimbursement resources to spend on medical care each year. Between advancements in medicine and the lack of control in medical malpractice law suits your healthcare provider is forced to practice defensive medicine. This practice has made medical care tremendously expensive. You and your loved ones must become informed medical consumers in order to spend your medical funds wisely. This book is your vital source of trusted information, conveniently presented in words that you and your loved ones can understand in order to make informed medical decisions.