Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures

Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures

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'I can enthusiastically recommend the Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures as the book that I wish had been available to me when I was studying to become a paramedic.' From the foreword by Professor Malcolm Woollard, Chair, College of Paramedics; Professor in Pre-hospital and Emergency Care a Director, Pre-hospital, Emergency a Cardiovascular Care Applied Research Group, Coventry University Clinical procedures are a fundamental aspect of care for practitioners working in pre-hospital settings. The Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures is written specifically to support the practice of paramedics, ambulance technicians, first responders and volunteer ambulance personnel. It presents up-to-date, evidence-based expert knowledge, enabling paramedics to deliver effective, patient-focused care. This accessible handbook provides a comprehensive exploration of core competencies and skills, looking at topics including Aseptic Technique, Airway Management, Assisted Ventilation, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Defibrillation and External Cardiac Pacing, Observations, Pain Assessment a Management, Respiratory Therapy, Spinal Management and Venepuncture. Each chapter provides the relevant anatomy a physiology, evidence-based rationales for each procedure, and contraindications of use. Key features: The first UK text to explore clinical procedures for paramedics With further reading and illustrations throughout All procedures include the rationale for the action recommended Guides paramedics in the clinical application of evidence-based proceduresThe moving and handling of patients is an area of great risk to both staff and patients within the prehospital and in hospital ... Also, any work activity that could lead to musculoskeletal strain or injury needs to be considered, for exampleanbsp;...

Title:Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures
Author:Pete Gregory, Ian Mursell
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-06-01


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