Emergency Care for Children

Emergency Care for Children

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Ill or injured children present unique situations for EMS providers. Emergency Care for Children is a comprehensive text designed to increase the paramedic's knowledge and skills in caring for this special patient population. The objectives of the 1998 Paramedic National Standard Curriculum are met and expanded upon. Emergency treatment and out-of-hospital issues related to neonates, infants, and children through adolescence are covered in extensive detail. This text emphasizes family-centered care and the importance of the EMT-caregiver interaction. .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 228.1 x 262.6 x 14mm | 748.44g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0766819868
  • 9780766819863

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Table of contents

1. Emergency Medical Services for Children. 2. Assessment of the Stable Child. 3. The Critically Ill Child. 4. Respiratory Emergencies. 5. Care and Resuscitation of the Neonate. 6. Medical Emergencies. 7. Children with Special Health Care Needs. 8. Children with Special Health Care Needs Assisted by Technology. 9. Head and Spinal Trauma. 10. Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma. 11. Burn Trauma and Inhalation Injuries. 12. Child Abuse or Neglect. 13. Ethical and Legal Considerations. 14. Interacting with Parents, Families, and Caregivers. 15. Collaboration with Other Health Care Professionals and Programs. Appendix A. Common Medications. Appendix B. Emergency Medical Services for Children (equipment and protocols). Appendix C. Skills Review. Appendix D. Guidelines for Disability Awareness
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