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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0119
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The abdomen is the area from the bottom of your rib cage to your pelvic (hip) bones. Abdominal pain can be caused by many things, including: indigestion, constipation (not being able to poop), gas, infection (either bacterial or viral), food poisoning, ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder or liver disease, kidney stones, bladder infections, menstrual pain, and muscle spasms (muscle movements you cannot control). Most abdominal pain goes away without treatment. This pamphlet gives instructions for …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdominal pain
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
The abdomen is the area from the bottom of your rib cage to your pelvic (hip) bones. Abdominal pain can be caused by many things, including: indigestion, constipation (not being able to poop), gas, infection (either bacterial or viral), food poisoning, ulcers, appendicitis, gallbladder or liver disease, kidney stones, bladder infections, menstrual pain, and muscle spasms (muscle movements you cannot control). Most abdominal pain goes away without treatment. This pamphlet gives instructions for when your exam and test results suggest there is nothing seriously wrong or life-threatening. Follow-up instructions and symptoms that need immediate medical attention are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0119
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Professional practice in paramedic, emergency and urgent care

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat26267
edited by Val Nixon. --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell , c2013.
Call Number
WX 215 P964p 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory…
Call Number
WX 215 P964p 2013
Other Authors
Nixon, Val
Responsibility
edited by Val Nixon
Alternate Title
Professional practice in paramedic, emergency & urgent care
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
228 p.
ISBN
9780470656150
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Ambulatory Care
Clinical Competence
Emergency Medical Services
Great Britain
Nurses
Abstract
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills; Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care; Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council. Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.
Contents
History taking / Val Nixon -- Consultation and communication skills / Karen Gubbins and Val Nixon -- Clinical decision making / Jacqui Mason and Val Nixon -- Evidence based practice / Louise Perkinton and Val Nixon -- Reflection and reflective practice / Kay Norman and Val Nixon -- Professional and legal issues / Karen Latcham -- Anti-discriminatory practice / Matt Capsey -- Medicines management / Lorna McInulty -- Continuous professional development and portfolio development / Val Nixon.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Topics for the paramedic

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat26274
Daniel A. Batsie, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel Limmer ; medical editor, Howard A. Werman. --Boston, MA: Pearson , c2013.
Call Number
WB 105 B334t 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedicis designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Parame…
Call Number
WB 105 B334t 2013
Author
Batsie, Daniel A
Other Authors
Mistovich, Joseph J
Limmer, Daniel
Responsibility
Daniel A. Batsie, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel Limmer ; medical editor, Howard A. Werman
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Pearson
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
404 p.
Series Title
Transition series
ISBN
9780137082452
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Treatment
Abstract
Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedicis designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Paramedics.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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