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ABC of prehospital emergency medicine

Author: Tim Nutbeam; Matthew Boylan
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, BMJ Books, 2013.
Series: ABC series (Malden, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This brand new title in the ABC series provides a comprehensive overview of pre-hospital medicine, including transport, patient assessment, emergency care systems, and pre-hospital interventions.With pre-hospital care being the start of the "trauma chain", the treatment patients receive on-scene as well as en-route can be life-saving, and this new title is invaluabe for all staff involved in emergency and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Nutbeam; Matthew Boylan
ISBN: 9780470654880 0470654880
OCLC Number: 842339178
Description: 215 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Prehospital Emergency Medicine / Matthew Boylan and Tim Nutbeam --
Activation and Deployment / Andrew Thurgood and Matthew Boylan --
Personal Protective Equipment / Clare Bosanko and Matthew Boylan --
Scene Safety and Assessment / Vic Calland and Pete Williams --
The Primary Survey / Tim Nutbeam and Matthew Boylan --
Airway Assessment and Management / Mårten Sandberg, Anders Rostrup Nakstad, Peter Anthony Berlac, Per Kristian Hyldmo, and Matthew Boylan --
Breathing Assessment and Management / Per Kristian Hyldmo, Peter Anthony Berlac, Anders Rostrup Nakstad, Mårten Sandberg, and Matthew Boylan --
Circulation Assessment and Management / R.J. Dawes and Matthew Boylan --
Prehospital Anaesthesia / Tim Hooper and David Lockey --
Prehospital Analgesia and Sedation / Jonathan Hulme --
Prehospital Monitoring / Tim Harris and Peter Shirley --
Prehospital Ultrasound / Tim Harris, Adam Bystrzycki, and Stefan Mazur --
Trauma: Head Injury / Jeremy Henning and Clare Hammell --
Trauma: Spinal Injuries / Lucas A. Myers, Christopher S. Russi, Matthew Boylan, and Tim Nutbeam --
Trauma: Abdominal Injury / Keith Roberts --
Trauma: Pelvic Injury / Matt O'Meara, Keith Porter, and Tim Nutbeam --
Trauma: Extremity Injury / Matt O'Meara, Keith Porter, and Tim Nutbeam --
Trauma: Burns / Alex Jones, Anna Barnard, and Keith Allison --
Trauma: Suspension and Crush / Jason van der Velde --
Trauma: Ballistic and Blast / Matthew Boylan --
Trauma: Extrication of the Trapped Patient / Malcolm Q. Russell --
Cardiac Arrest / Walter Kloeck, Efraim Kramer, Martin Botha, and David Kloeck --
Acute Medical Injuries / Adam Low and Tim Nutbeam --
Environmental Injuries / Peter Aitken, Mark Little, Ian Norton, and Andrew Pearce --
Environmental: Altitude Injury / Harvey Pynn --
Environmental: Drowning and Near Drowning / Tim Nutbeam --
Environmental: Diving Emergencies / Tudor A. Codreanu --
Care of Special Groups: The Obstetric Patient / Kristyn Manley, Tracy-Louise Appleyard, Tim Draycott, and Matthew Boylan --
Care of Special Groups: The Paediatric Patient / Fiona Jewkes and Julian Sandell --
Care of Special Groups: The Elderly Patient / Tim Nutbeam --
Care of Special Groups: The Bariatric Patient / Lynn Gerber Smith, Suzanne Sherwood, Anna Fergusson, and Dennis Jones --
Retrieval and Transport / Peter Aitken, Mark Elcock, Neil Ballard, and Matt Hooper --
Emergency Preparedness: Major Incident Management / Damian Keene, Tim Nutbeam, and Claire Scanlon --
Emergency Preparedness: Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear Incidents / Christopher A. Kahn, Kristi L. Koenig, and Matthew Boylan --
Emergency Preparedness: Mass Gatherings / Lee Wallis and Wayne Smith --
Clinical Governance / Assiah Mahmood and Rod Mackenzie --
Medicolegal and Ethical Aspects of Prehospital Emergency Medicine / Craig M. Klugman and Jennifer Bard --
Research and Development in Prehospital Emergency Medicine / Suzanne Mason and A. Niroshan Siriwardena.
Series Title: ABC series (Malden, Mass.)
Responsibility: edited by Tim Nutbeam, consultant in emergency medicine, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth, Midlands Air Ambulance, Cosford, West Midlands Ambulance Service Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT), UK ; Matthew Boylan, consultant in military emergency medicine and hospital care, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birhimgham, Midlands Air Ambulance, Cosford, West Midlands Ambulance Service Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT), Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) BASICS, UK.

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Prehospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) is a new and evolving field within Prehospital Care and involves the delivery of safe prehospital critical care to seriously ill or injured patients, and safe  Read more...
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