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Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Fifth Edition

Offers updated coverage of the latest guidelines, standards, current trends and practices in paramedicine

  • UPDATED: Chapter 2, “Obstetrics,” features a new detailed section, cardiac arrest in pregnancy, which includes information on estimating gestational age, chest compressions, aortocaval compression, defibrillation, airway management, use of emergency drugs, and transport destinations for the pregnant cardiac arrest patient.
  • UPDATED: Chapter 3, “Neonatology,” has been extensively updated to reflect the 2015 American Heart Association guideline (particularly the sections on treatment and resuscitation of the newly born baby.
  • UPDATED: Chapter 4, “Pediatrics,” now includes comparative outcomes of pediatric endotracheal intubation vs. BVM ventilation; use of lidocaine in pediatric advanced life support; updated instructions for pediatric spinal stabilization, use of nebulized epinephrine in management of croup; infant nasal suctioning to relieve respiratory arrest; a pneumonia vaccine now available for children, and dehydration and accidental ingestion of diabetic medications as possible causes of hypoglycemia in nondiabetic children.
  • UPDATED: Chapter 5,”Geriatrics,” includes a discussion of new anticoagulant medications (in addition to warfarin) that may be prescribed for the patient: dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto), and apixaban (Eliquis).    
  • UPDATED: Chapter 6, “Abuse, Neglect, and Assault,” includes a major new section on human trafficking.
  • UPDATED: Chapter 10, “Air Medical Operations” has been updated to reflect an FAA terminology change: the term “helicopter EMS (HEMS)” is replaced with the term “helicopter air ambulance (HAA).”
  • UPDATED: Chapter 14, “Crime Scene Awareness,” includes a new section on situational awareness.
  • UPDATED: Chapter 16, “Responding to Terrorist Acts,” now contains a brief discussion of mass shootings as terrorist acts.
Keeps students on track with their reading and understanding of the content
  • Chapter-opening Objectives keep students focused on learning the core concepts covered in the chapter.
  • Key Terms with page references  showing where they first appear help students master new terminology.
  • A Case Study draws students into the reading and creates a link between the text content and real-life situations and experiences.
Supports visual learning and reinforces concepts
  • Tables and Illustrations throughout every chapter provide visual support to enhance understanding.
  • Procedure Scans illustrate step-by-step how to perform core skills.
  • Patient Care Algorithms offer graphical “pathways” that integrate assessment and care procedures.
Provides critical-thinking opportunities for students throughout the text
  • You Make the Call features promote critical thinking by requiring students to apply principles to actual practice.
  • Patho Pearls offer a snapshot of pathological considerations students will encounter in the field.
  • Legal Notes present instances in which legal or ethical considerations should be evaluated.
  • Cultural Considerations provide an awareness of beliefs that might affect patient care.
  • Assessment Pearls highlight important assessment considerations and techniques.
Provides a comprehensive review of the objectives covered in every chapter
  • A chapter Summary provides students with a concise review of important concepts.
  • Review Questions ask students to apply the principles they’ve just learned.    
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For courses in Paramedic Emergency Medical Services

A strong, evidence-based foundation in the principles and practices of modern EMS       
Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Fifth Edition,
offers EMS students and professionals a foundational guide and reference to paramedicine. Developed to stay ahead of current trends and practices, all five volumes are based on the National EMS Education Standards and the accompanying Paramedic Instructional Guidelines.

Volume 5, Special Considerations/Operations, provides paramedic students with information they need about special populations and paramedic operations. The first eight chapters discuss medical emergencies involving special patient populations: gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, abused/neglected/assaulted patients, patients with special challenges, and patients who require chronic care. The next eight chapters examine special circumstances that the paramedic may face at any time, including multiple-casualty incidents, rescue operations, hazardous materials, crime scenes, rural practice, and terrorist incidents.

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Table of Contents

1. Gynecology

2. Obstetrics

3. Neonatology

4. Pediatrics

5. Geriatrics

6. Abuse, Neglect, and Assault

7. The Challenged Patient

8. Acute Interventions for the Chronic Care Patient

9. Ground Ambulance Operations

10. Air Medical Operations

11. Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Management

12. Rescue Awareness and Operations

13. Hazardous Materials

14. Crime Scene Awareness

15. Rural EMS

16. Responding to Terrorist Acts


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