The fifth edition includes major new features bringing it rightup to date, including:The latest International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation(ILCOR) 2010 GuidelinesA discussion on the importance of human factorsA new and improved design including full colour photographs anddiagrams
With this book at hand, paediatric and emergency staff can beconfident in having comprehensive and authoritative guidance on thefirst principles of recognising life threatening conditions throughto all the procedures necessary to save a child’s life.
The sixth edition includes major new features bringing it right up to date, including:The latest International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 GuidelinesThe latest consensus guidelines on paediatric traumaEnhanced discussions on the importance of human factorsA new and improved design including full colour photographs and diagramsFree access to the Wiley E-Text
With this book at hand, all those providing care during paediatric emergencies can be confident in having comprehensive and authoritative guidance on the recognition and management of life threatening conditions necessary to save a child's life.
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This comprehensive guide deals with the medical aspects ofdiagnosis and treatment of acute emergencies. Its structuredapproach teaches the novice how to assess and recognise a patientin an acute condition, and how to interpret vital symptoms such asbreathlessness and chest or abdominal pain.
There are separate sections on interpretation of investigations,and procedures for managing the emergency. It covers procedures foracute emergencies occurring anywhere - on hospital wards or beyond.The clarity of the text, including simple line illustrations,ensure its tried and tested procedures provide clear, conciseadvice on recognition and management of medical emergencies.
Content covers an introduction to the basic principles of teachingand deals in detail with a number of modes of teaching on courses.Lectures, skill stations, role play, workshops, discussions ande-learning are all explored and in each case practical guidance isgiven to help the reader to become a more effective teacher.
Though designed for trainees on life support instructor courses,Pocket Guide to Teaching for Medical Instructors contains practicalguidance applicable to any health professional interested inbecoming a more effective teacher.
Fully updated, this manual includes new information to aid both civilian and military personnel, as well as material on all stages of pre-hospital care; from recognition and practical procedures to the important issues of paediatric practice in the field.Quick-to-follow algorithms of ‘at-the-scene’ proceduresBased upon the protocols that ensure a smooth transfer from pre-hospital to hospital careInternationally recognised course training resource
Offering an authoritative guide to the care of the seriously ill or injured child, Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support is an essential tool for ambulance staff, general practitioners and community healthcare workers.
Providing structured examination and assessment techniques as an aid to determine what treatment should be provided before transport, this practical manual equips the practitioner with the knowledge necessary to save the mother and fetus in life threatening circumstances before admission to the hospital. New to the second edition are chapters covering non-technical skills and communication, as well as complicated labour and delivery.
Designed to accompany the associated Advanced Life Support Group training course, Pre-Obstetric Emergency Training serves as an authoritative guide for a range of pre-hospital practitioners dealing with specialist situations.
Safe Transfer and Retrieval of Patients (STaR) is aimed at all health care workers involved with inter and intra-hospital transfers. It provides a much needed structured approach to transfer medicine, together with sound guidance on relevant clinical procedures.
The second edition has been extensively revised in line with new developments in transfer medicine. The book has been redesigned with five distinct sections covering:the principles of the STaR structured approach to transfersthe management of the transfer or retrievalpractical procedures related to transfer medicinean overview of clinical care during the assessment and stabilisation phases of transfer.the legal and safety aspects of transfers, specific differences in helicopter transfers and transfers involving children
A new chapter, the infectious or contaminated patient, has been added, in light of current concerns around the potential transfer of infection between patients and staff.
The major revisions to this STaR coursebook bring it into line with the latest thinking on patient transfers, making it an invaluable guide for anyone involved in this aspect of health care.
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