'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.
Author: Pete Gregory
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
'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 & Director, Pre-hospital, Emergency & 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 & Management, Respiratory Therapy, Spinal Management and Venepuncture. Each chapter provides the relevant anatomy & 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 procedures
Greenstein, B. (2004) Trounce's Clinical Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th edn.
Elsevier, London. Gregory, P. & Murcell, I. (2010) Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures. WileyBlackwell, Oxford. Joint Formulary Committee (2012) British ...
Author: Valerie Nixon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.
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Author: Sam Willis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Driven by changes to clinical practice, new evidence-based research, and shifts in global economics and politics, the field of paramedic science is rapidly evolving. This new edition of Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice offers students and recently qualified practitioners an accessible and comprehensive introduction to paramedic science and pre-hospital care, providing expert and up-to-date guidance on the essential theories and real-world practice of this dynamic area of emergency medicine. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this user-friendly textbook provides broad and inclusive coverage of topics including professionalism, law and ethics, assessment skills, research methods, pharmacology and more. Contributions from experienced paramedics and clinicians, contemporary case studies, full-colour illustrations and powerful pedagogical tools help students gain a thorough understanding of the essential components of paramedic practice. Employs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the study of paramedic practice, presenting theoretical and clinical topics in a straightforward and student-friendly manner New chapters on toxicology, medical terminology and low acuity care in paramedicine, with an increased focus on mental health Includes new end-of-chapter learning activities and quizzes, case studies and references, charts and diagrams Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice: A Systems Approach is an invaluable resource for undergraduate paramedic and emergency care students as well as qualified paramedics, clinicians and educators seeking an authoritative reference on current practice.
Gregory, P. and Mursell, I. (2010). Manual of Clinical Paramedic Procedures.
Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Gregory, P. and Ward, A. (Eds) (2010) Sanders'
Paramedic Textbook. London. Elsevier Health Sciences. Guly, H.R., Bouamra, O.
and Lecky, ...
Author: Amanda Blaber
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
This concise and accessible book is designed for practicing and student paramedics looking for a quick reference guide to key assessment skills. Divided into body systems, the book takes the reader through the considerations and actions required for each type of emergency presentation. Using bullet lists, mnemonics, cases and diagrams this is an ideal resource to use for exam and OSCE revision, as well as on the road for those in training or under supervision. Written by a range of expert paramedics working across the UK this is essential reading for new and aspiring paramedics.
... MSc (Advancing Healthcare) Lead Nurse, Clinical Education (Chapter 8:
Patient comfort and end-of-life care) Helen ... MA (Counselling and
Psychotherapy) Staff Counsellor (Chapter 4: Communication) Zoe Hayman
Registered Paramedic, ...
Author: Lisa Dougherty
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures has been the number one choice for nurses since it first published, over 30 years ago. One of the world's most popular books on clinical skills and procedures, it provides detailed procedure guidelines based on the latest research findings and expert clinical advice, enabling nurses and students to deliver clinically effective patient-focused care. The ninth edition of this essential, definitive guide, written especially for pre-registration nursing students, now includes a range of new learning features throughout each chapter that have been designed to support student nurses to support learning in clinical practice. Providing essential information on over 200 procedures, this manual contains all the skills and changes in practice that reflect modern acute nursing care.
Manual of emergency airway management. 3rd edn. Philadelphia: Lippincott
Williams & Wilkins; 2008. pp. 23–35. McGill JW, Reardon RF. Tracheal intubation
. In: Roberts JR, Hedges JR, editors. Clinical procedures in emergency medicine.
Author: Kate Curtis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)
Norma D. McNair, RN, CCRN, CNRN Assistant Clinical Professor, School of
Nursing, University of California Los Angeles; ... Nurse Practitioner, Nationally
Registered Paramedic, Advanced Practice Nurse, Department of Emergency
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need Rationales provide complete information on every procedure Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features
Author: Shila R. D Hayden RN BS MS PhDPublish On: 2009-07-15
She is currently President of Life Link Associates, Inc., a nursing education and
consulting company and a Clinical ... the principles and practice of IV therapy and
pain management to numerous RNs, LPNs, nursing students, paramedics, and ...
Author: Shila R. D Hayden RN BS MS PhD
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
The fourth edition of this book is a culmination of the authors years of teaching experience and presented in a down to earth format for quick reference and easy assimilation. This practical guide will assist the nurse in performing Infusion Therapy Procedures with skill and help guide the nurse in keeping patients comfortable. This is an excellent reference book to keep at your finger tips!
What is the difference between an EMT-Basic and a paramedic? 4. What are the
responsibilities of an emergency medical dispatcher? 5. List five OSHA
Standards which should be followed when administering first aid. 6. What is the
reason for ...
Author: Kathy Bonewit-West
Contains extensive exercises for each chapter and performance checklists. A new board game is included, providing students with a fun way to refine their clinical and critical knowledge and skills.
Documentation is made in the patient's clinical record of the instructions given, as
well as a statement showing the response of the patient or caregiver to ... The
nurse should initiate CPR if indicated and stay with patient until paramedics
This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care.
Author: Gina Johnson
Publisher: CRC Press
This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care professionals – such as nurses, pharmacists, midwives, doctors, and paramedics – to quickly access the current procedures for dealing with situations they are likely to encounter in their daily practice.
Author: Fire Chiefs Association of Broward CountyPublish On: 2010-10-22
Physicians, EMS Chiefs, Training Officers, and Field Paramedics throughout Florida developed the Florida Regional Common EMS Protocols.
Author: Fire Chiefs Association of Broward County
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Physicians, EMS Chiefs, Training Officers, and Field Paramedics throughout Florida developed the Florida Regional Common EMS Protocols. These protocols are based on National Standards and the most recent clinical studies regarding the delivery of prehospital care. Medical experts in the specialized areas of the protocols were an integral part of the protocol development process. In addition, an in-depth peer review was conducted to provide all participating agencies the opportunity to give input into the design and content of the protocols.
In Wasserberger, J., and Eubanks, D.H., editors: Practical paramedic procedures,
ed. 2, St. Louis, 1981, The C.V. ... Goldberg, L.I.: Dopamine: clinical uses of an
endogenous catecholamine, N. Engl. J. Med. 291:707, 1974. Greenberg, M.I.: ...
In addition to the procedures already described , paramedics may administer
drugs orally and intravenously , interpret ... include registration as an EMT - Basic
, required classroom work , and a specified amount of clinical experience .
Author: J. Michael Farr
Publisher: JIST Works
Category: Business & Economics
Provides job descriptions with information on the nature of the job, working conditions, employment figures, training required, job outlook, and earnings.
These protocols may be referred to as “standardized procedures” and must
conform to regulations as outlined in the specific NPA. ... assistive personnel (
UAP); depending on the state this may include emergency medical technicians, paramedics, or certified nursing assistants. ... These activities include tasks that
involve professional clinical judgment related to the diagnosis and treatment of
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.
Paramedics participate in the same 1-day new employee orientation program as
other employees and complete the ... had extensive academic and clinical
training, and was required to perform highly specialized radiographic procedures
He was rushed to the hospital by paramedics , triaged in the emergency room ,
and based on his clinical presentation and ... and advocacy ; comforting ,
clinically monitoring and assisting clients prior to , during , and after the procedure .
Author: Rick Daniels (RN.)
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This quick reference contains information on more than 600 lab and diagnostic tests. It provides students and practitioners of nursing, medicine, and medical technology with the necessary information for comprehensive care of patients. Completely indexed and cross-referenced. Features a bulleted two-tone format.