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    DescriptionConforms to the 1998 U.S. DOT EMT-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and 2005 AHA Guidelines. This handy field resource is an invaluable tool for any ALS provider who needs accurate, easily accessed information about patient medication. Features *Updated drug profiles of more than 100 of the most commonly used emergency medications, including 13 new drugs for this edition. *Contains a home medications list with classifications for quick reference in the field. *Convenient index allows rapid search by either trade or generic name. This new handbook is adapted from the top-selling Prentice Hall Health Professionals Drug Guide 2006. Additional updates and resources can be found online at www.prenhall.com/drugguides.


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    Title
    Drug Guide for Paramedics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard A. Cherry, By (author) Bryan E. Bledsoe
    Physical properties
    Format: Spiral bound
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 97 mm
    Height: 152 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780131936454
    ISBN 10: 013193645X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
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    Libri: I-PI
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    BIC subject category V2: MQF
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
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    LC classification: RM301.12 .C45 2007
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    Thema V1.0: MBP, MKG, MQF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Prentice Hall
    Publication date
    09 June 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Upper Saddle River
    Author Information
    DR. BRYAN BLEDSOE Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is an emergency physician with a special interest in prehospital care. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Texas Tech University and residency training at Scott and White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr. Bledsoe is board certified in emergency medicine. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Bledsoe worked as an EMT, a paramedic, and a paramedic instructor. He completed EMT training in 1974 and paramedic training in 1976 and worked for 6 years as a field paramedic in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1979, he joined the faculty of the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center and served as coordinator of EMT and paramedic education programs at the university. Dr. Bledsoe is active in emergency medicine and EMS research. He is a popular speaker at state, national, and international seminars and writes regularly for numerous EMS journals. Dr. Bledsoe is on the faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is active in educational endeavors with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and co-chairs their Certification and Evaluation Board (CEB). Dr. Bledsoe has authored several EMS books published by Brady, including Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Essentials of Paramedic Care, Intermediate Emergency Care: Principles & Practice, Critical Care Paramedic, Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care, Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, and Pocket Reference for ALS Providers. He is married to Emma Bledsoe. They have two children, Bryan and Andrea,and a grandson, Andrew, and live on a ranch south of Dallas, Texas. He enjoys saltwaterfishing and warm latitudes.
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    Conforms to the 1998 U.S. DOT "EMT-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum" and "2005 AHA Guidelines." This handy field resource is an invaluable tool for any ALS provider who needs accurate, easily accessed information about patient medication. FeaturesUpdated drug profiles of more than 100 of the most commonly used emergency medications, including 13 new drugs for this edition.Contains a home medications list with classifications for quick reference in the field.Convenient index allows rapid search by either trade or generic name. This new handbook is adapted from the top-selling Prentice Hall "Health Professionals Drug Guide 2006." Additional updates and resources can be found online at www.prenhall.com/drugguides.
    Table of contents
    Drugs Abciximab Acetaminophen Activated Charcoal Adenosine Albuterol Alteplase Recombinant (tPa) Aminophylline Amiodarone Amrinone (Inamrinone) Amyl Nitrite Anistreplase (Apsac) Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) Atenolol Atracurium Atropine Bretylium Bumetanide Butorphanol Calcium Chloride Calcium Gluconate Chlordiazepoxide Chlorpromazine Dexamethasone Dextrose Diazepam Diazoxide Digoxin Digoxin Immune Fab Diltiazem Dimenhydrinate Dimercaprol Diphenhydramine Dobutamine Dopamine Droperidol Enoxaparin Epinephrine Eptifibatide Esmolo Etomidate Fentanyl Citrate Flecainide Flumazenil Fosphenytoin Furosemide Glucagon Haloperidol Heparin Hydralazine Hydrocortisone Hydroxyzine Ibuprofen Ibutilide Inamrinone Insulin Ipecac Syrup Ipratropium Isoetharine Isoproterenol Ketorolac Labetalol Levalbuterol Lidocaine Lorazepam Magnesium Sulfate Mannitol Meperidine Metaproterenol Metaraminol Methylprednisolone Metoclopramide Metoprolol Midazolam Milrinone Morphine Nalbuphine Naloxone Nesiritide Nifedipine Nitroglycerin Nitrous Oxide Norepinephrine Olanzapine Oxygen Oxytocin Pancuronium Bromide Phenobarbital Phenytoin Physostigmine Pralidoxime Procainamide Prochlorperazine Promethazine Propafanone Propofol Propranolol Prostaglandin E1 Racemic Epinephrine Rocuronium Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) Sodium Nitroprusside Sotalol Streptokinase Succinylcholine Tenecteplase Thiamine Tirobifan Vasopressin Vecuronium Verapamil Ziprasidone Home Medications Home Medication Classes List of Home Medications Index