Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology

Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology

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Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, Fifth Edition Bryan E. Bledsoe, D.O., FACEP, FAAEM, FAEP, EMT-P Dwayne E. Clayden, Frank J. Papa, D.O., Ph.D.For well over a decade, Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology has been the principle authority on the medications and IV fluids used in prehospital care. The Fifth Edition has been updated to serve as a complete pharmacology text as well as a handy reference to the most common drugs and fluids used in prehospital care.Features: * Detailed profiles of the most commonly used prehospital medications and IV fluids including drug class, action, indications, contraindications, precautions, side effects, dosages (adult and pediatric), and administration routes. * Contains information on herbal and natural medications that may be encountered in the field. * Includes a Quick Drug Reference as well as a Home Medication Reference Guide. * Completely new dosage calculation practice problems. Other titles of interest: Paramedic Care Series, Bledsoe et al. Volume 1: Introduction to Advanced Prehospital Care (ISBN: 0-8359-5033-6) Volume 2: Patient Assessment (ISBN: 0-13-021597-X) Volume 3: Medical Emergencies (ISBN: 0-13-021598-8) Volume 4: Trauma Emergencies (ISBN: 0-13-021613-5) Volume 5: Special Considerations/Operations (ISBN: 0-13-021599-6) Understanding 12-Lead EKG's, Beasley et al. (ISBN: 0-13-027281-7)show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 213.4 x 284 x 24.1mm | 1,261g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • glossary, refences, index
  • 0130259500
  • 9780130259509

Table of contents

1. General Information. 2. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics. 3. Administration of Drugs. 4. Drug Dosage Calculations. 5. Fluids, Electrolytes, and IV Therapy. 6. The Autonomic Nervous System. 7. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Emergencies. 8. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Respiratory Emergencies. 9. Drugs used in the Treatment of Metabolic-Endocrine Emergencies. 10. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Neurological Emergencies. 11. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Obstetrical and Gynecological Emergencies. 12. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Toxicological Emergencies. 13. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Behavioral Emergencies. 14. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Emergencies. 15. Drugs Used in Pain Management. Appendix A: American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Guidelines. Appendix B: Emergency IV Fluids. Appendix C: Quick Drug Reference. Appendix D: Home Medication Reference Guide. Appendix E: Pediatric Drug Dosages. Appendix F: Additional Practice Problems. Glossary. References. Index.show more

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