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EMT: Field Guide

Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 3rd
Authors/Editor: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 978-0-763-75877-6
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Fully updated to reflect the new National EMS Education Standards, this indispensable and concise resource provides easy access to the vital emergency information needed by Basic Life Support (BLS) personnel.

Color-coded tabs and a logical presentation of information enable BLS personnel to find the information they need when they need it most. An all-new section on the most common medical emergencies encountered in the field features relevant signs and symptoms and appropriate management steps and makes this a must-have resource for BLS providers.

The third edition features:
* Personalized forms
* Patient assessment tools
* Key medical and trauma emergencies
* CPR summary for adults and pediatric patients
* Pediatric guidelines
* General pharmacology for BLS providers
* Tips on ensuring safe transport
* HazMat identification tools
* Mass-casualty incident guidelines
* Tools to ensure proper and professional patient care reports
* Common prescription medications encountered in the field

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • ISBN: 978-0-763-75877-6
  • Specialty:
    Emergency Medicine & Trauma
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Pages: 116
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2010

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