SLAM

SLAM : Street Level Airway Management

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Using the SLAM Universal Emergency Airway Flowchart as the basis for the text, this book focuses on the fundamental aspects of anatomy and patient status and provides a practical approach for prehospital providers, nurses, residents and doctors working on airway management and patient ventilation skills. The book bridges the gap between the oversimplified and the detailed with effective redundancy and concept-building that reinforces the learning of difficult topics. Clearly presented, readable and concise, this compelling book makes a great training tool for Paramedics and EMS educators.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 213.36 x 271.78 x 25.4mm | 907.18g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131183206
  • 9780131183209
  • 1,011,236

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Using the SLAM Universal Emergency Airway Flowchart as the basis for the text, this book focuses on the fundamental aspects of anatomy and patient status and provides a practical approach for prehospital providers, nurses, residents and doctors working on airway management and patient ventilation skills. The book bridges the gap between the oversimplified and the detailed with effective redundancy and concept-building that reinforces the learning of difficult topics. Clearly presented, readable and concise, this compelling book makes a great training tool for Paramedics and EMS educators.
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Table of contents

SLAM: Street Level Airway Management - Table of Contents IntroductionChapter 1 - SLAM Universal Emergency Airway FlowchartChapter 2 - Airway Anatomy and AssessmentChapter 3 - Oxygenation and Ventilation in AdultsChapter 4 - Direct Laryngoscopy and Tracheal IntubationChapter 5 - Confirmation of Tracheal Intubation and Monitoring of Lung VentilationChapter 6 - Pharmacology of Airway ManagementChapter 7 - Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation in AdultsChapter 8 - Rescue VentilationChapter 9 - Advanced Techniques for Difficult IntubationChapter 10 - Fiberscopic and Video-Assisted IntubationChapter 11 - Lightwand IntubationChapter 12 - CricothyrotomyChapter 13 - The Traumatized AirwayChapter 14 - The C-Spine Injured PatientChapter 15 - Burns and Inhalation InjuriesChapter 16 - The Pediatric AirwayChapter 17 - Sedation/Analgesia for Post-Intubation ManagementChapter 18 - Legal Implications of Emergency Airway ManagementChapter 19 - Nosocomial Risks of Airway ManagementAnswers to Review QuestionsGlossaryIndex
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