Pediatric Prehospital Care

Pediatric Prehospital Care

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For EMS Continuing Medical Education course; EMT-B, EMT-I, and Paramedic courses; and NAEMT's Pediatric Prehospital Care course. Designed to help both Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support providers, this exceptionally current, comprehensive volume serves as a core text for initial pediatric training at all levels--CFR, EMT-B, EMT-1, and EMT-P--and a convenient reference and refresher on cutting-edge developments and standards for experienced providers. Also a good resource for professionals doing interfacility transports. Unique in perspective, it features an assessment/problem-based approach to prehospital pediatrics that links the process of assessment to treatment--carefully and precisely illustrated with case scenarios and task analysis. It covers the full range of pediatric emergencies and the National Standards curriculum.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 208.3 x 271.8 x 22.9mm | 1,065.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130226181
  • 9780130226181
  • 1,654,496

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Prehospital Pediatrics. 2. Pediatric Assessment. 3. Airway Management. 4. Respiratory Emergencies and Management. 5. Cardiovascular Emergencies and Management. 6. Hypoperfusion (Shock) and Fluid Resuscitation. 7. Trauma. 8. Altered Mental Status. 9. Seizures. 10. Common Medical Complaints. 11. Children with Special Health Care Needs and Technologically Assisted Children. 12. Toxicological Emergencies. 13. Newborn Resuscitation. 14. Medication Administration and Vascular Access. 15. Pediatric Pharmacology. 16. Pain Management and Sedation. 17. Child Abuse and Neglect. 18. Critical Incident Stress Management. 19. Transport Considerations. 20. Medicolegal Issues.show more

About David S. Markenson

David Markenson is a co-author of the pediatrics section of the 1998 U.S. DOT National Standard Curriculum for Paramedics.show more