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Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures

Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures PDF

Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures  PDF
Preface

‘I can enthusiastically recommend the Manual of ClinicalParamedic Procedures as the book that I wish had been availableto me when I was studying to become a paramedic.’
From the foreword by Professor Malcolm Woollard, Chair, Collegeof Paramedics; Professor in Pre-hospital and Emergency Care &Director, Pre-hospital, Emergency & Cardiovascular Care AppliedResearch Group, Coventry University

Clinical procedures are a fundamental aspect of care forpractitioners working in pre-hospital settings. The Manual ofClinical Paramedic Procedures is written specifically tosupport the practice of paramedics, ambulance technicians, firstresponders and volunteer ambulance personnel. It presentsup-to-date, evidence-based expert knowledge, enabling paramedics todeliver effective, patient-focused care.

This accessible handbook provides a comprehensive exploration ofcore competencies and skills, looking at topics including AsepticTechnique, Airway Management, Assisted Ventilation, CardiopulmonaryResuscitation, Defibrillation and External Cardiac Pacing,Observations, Pain Assessment & Management, RespiratoryTherapy, Spinal Management and Venepuncture.  Each chapterprovides the relevant anatomy & physiology, evidence-basedrationales for each procedure, and contraindications of use.

Key features:

  • The first UK text to explore clinical procedures forparamedics
  • With further reading and illustrations throughout
  • All procedures include the rationale for the actionrecommended
  • Guides paramedics in the clinical application of evidence-basedprocedures
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