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The Paramedic Revision Guide
Thom, David W.
ISBN 13: 
9781119758068
ISBN 10: 
1119758068
Category: 
Nursing: Emergency
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Wiley
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
Wiley-Blackwell
Audience: 
General/trade
Dimensions: 
9.9 x 0.6 x 7.9 in
Pages: 
288
Weight: 
1.55
Retail Price: 
44.95
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:

The Paramedic Revision Guide delivers a one-stop reference for paramedic students, paramedicine educators, and practicing paramedics. Designed to take the mystery out of paramedic education, the book provides a solid foundation of understanding in crucial areas of paramedic science and practice, including practical skills, research, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and medical emergencies. 

This guide furthers readers’ understanding and practice of emergency care, and includes: 

  • A thorough introduction to paramedic anatomy and physiology, including anatomical and medical terms, cellular biology, and pediatrics 
  • An exploration of practical skills for paramedics, including scene survey, airway practices, basic life support and defibrillation, burns, and head injuries 
  • Practical discussions of medical emergencies, research and evidence-based practice, and the ethical and legal considerations for paramedics 
  • An analysis of pre-hospital trauma treatment, including the physics and physiology of trauma 

The Paramedic Revision Guide earns a place on the shelves of all paramedic students and educators who need a comprehensive handbook full of succinct and easily digestible information, ideal for exam preparation and quick reference.  


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