Pediatric Prehospital Care

Pediatric Prehospital Care

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Written by the author of the pediatrics section of the 1998 National Standard Curriculum for Paramedics, this innovative volume is designed for both Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support providersat all levels.Exceptionally current and comprehensive, it serves as a convenient training manual, reference, and refresher on cutting-edge developments and standards. Unique in perspective, it features anassessment/problem-basedapproach to prehospital pediatrics that links theprocessof assessment to treatment--carefully and precisely illustrated with case scenarios and task analysis. It covers thefull rangeof pediatric emergencies and the National Standards curriculum, and is theonlyprehospital care book to cover children with special healthcare needs. FeaturesSkills Stations with Skills Sheets, decision tree schematics for rapid assessment, qCommon Questions, q and an abundance of illustrations.Pediatric Assessment. Airway Management. Respiratory Emergencies and Management. Cardiovascular Emergencies and Management. Hypoperfusion (Shock) and Fluid Resuscitation. Medications and Medication Administration. Altered Mental Status. Seizures. Trauma. Newborn Resuscitation. CHSN and TAC. Child Abuse and Neglect. CISD. Common Medical Complaints. Toxicology. Pain Management and Sedation. Transport Issues. Medicolegal Issues.For Paramedics, EMT-Bs.In addition, while this approach does not preclude the establishment of an EMS presumptive diagnosis, it does not ... as an encyclopedic resource manual for instructors who teach the pediatric sections of the revised EMT-Basic: Nationalanbsp;...

Title:Pediatric Prehospital Care
Author:David S. Markenson
Publisher: - 2001-08-01


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