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Fundamentals of paramedic practice : a systems approach

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Sam Willis, Roger Dalrymple, editors. (2nd ed.) --Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell , c2020.
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Driven by changes to clinical practice, new evidence-based research, and shifts in global economics and politics, the field of paramedic science is rapidly evolving. This new edition of Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice offers students and recently qualified practitioners an accessible and comprehensive introduction to paramedic science and pre-hospital care, providing expert and up-to-date guidance on the essential theories and real-world practice of this dynamic area of emergency medicine.
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Willis, Sam
Responsibility
Sam Willis, Roger Dalrymple, editors
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Paramedic practice
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781119462958
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Technicians
Emergency Treatment
Professional Role
Specialty
Allied Health Occupations
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Driven by changes to clinical practice, new evidence-based research, and shifts in global economics and politics, the field of paramedic science is rapidly evolving. This new edition of Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice offers students and recently qualified practitioners an accessible and comprehensive introduction to paramedic science and pre-hospital care, providing expert and up-to-date guidance on the essential theories and real-world practice of this dynamic area of emergency medicine.
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Human factors in paramedic practice

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edited by Gary Rutherford. --Bridgewater, UK: Class Professional Publishing , c2020.
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This book is an accessible and informative guide to the concepts of human factors and ergonomics in the field of paramedic practice. It shows how an understanding and application of these principles can improve paramedic performance and well-being, and ultimately patient care.
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Rutherford, Gary
Responsibility
edited by Gary Rutherford
Alternate Title
Paramedic practice
Place of Publication
Bridgewater, UK
Publisher
Class Professional Publishing
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource, 176 p.
ISBN
9781859598658
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Technicians
Emergency Treatment
Professional Role
Specialty
Allied Health Occupations
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book is an accessible and informative guide to the concepts of human factors and ergonomics in the field of paramedic practice. It shows how an understanding and application of these principles can improve paramedic performance and well-being, and ultimately patient care.
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Noninvasive ventilation in high-risk infections and mass casualty events

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Antonio M. Esquinas, editor. --Wien: Springer , c2014.
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The past few decades have seen major impacts of different pandemics and mass casualty events on health resource use in terms of rising healthcare costs and increased mortality. In this context, the development of acute respiratory failure in patients requires the use of mechanical ventilation, either invasive or noninvasive. Recently, noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has proved to be a valuable strategy to reduce mortality rates in patients. This is the first book to describe the clinical indicati…
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Esquinas, Antonio M
Responsibility
Antonio M. Esquinas, editor
Place of Publication
Wien
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 370 pages)
ISBN
9783709114964 (electronic bk.)
9783709114957
Subjects (MeSH)
Respiratory Tract Infections - therapy
Acute Disease - therapy
Mass Casualty Incidents
Noninvasive Ventilation
Subjects (LCSH)
Artificial respiration
Lungs - Diseases - Treatment
Emergency medicine
Respiratory Tract Infections - therapy
Acute Disease - therapy
Mass Casualty Incidents
Noninvasive Ventilation
Abstract
The past few decades have seen major impacts of different pandemics and mass casualty events on health resource use in terms of rising healthcare costs and increased mortality. In this context, the development of acute respiratory failure in patients requires the use of mechanical ventilation, either invasive or noninvasive. Recently, noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has proved to be a valuable strategy to reduce mortality rates in patients. This is the first book to describe the clinical indications of NIV in patients who have been hospitalized with high-risk infections as well as in the prehospital management of mass casualty incidents, including chemical or biological disasters and pandemics. Compiled by internationally respected experts, it offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of noninvasive mechanical ventilation in public health emergencies, such as equipment needs and guidelines for health organizations. Considering recent events (SARS, H1N1 influenza pandemic), the book concludes with a critical review of current studies and future prospects for the use of NIV, offering a valuable resource for all practitioners managing mass casualty incidents and disasters.
Contents
Part I. Rationale and Equipment -- 1. High-Risk Infections: Infl uence of Down-Regulation and Up-Regulation of Cough Using Airway Reflexes and Breathing Maneuvers -- 2. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation: Models to Assess Air and Particle Dispersion -- 3. Interfaces for Noninvasive Ventilation: General Elements and Options -- 4. Noninvasive Ventilation Interfaces for High-Risk Infections: Implications for Health Care Workers -- 5. Heated Humidifier -- 6. Preventing the Spread of Aerosol Infection During Application of High- Frequency Jet Ventilation by Mask -- Part II. Clinical Indications in Adults -- 7. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation for Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure-Related Infectious Diseases -- 8. Noninvasive Ventilation in the Polytraumatized Patient -- 9. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Severe Pneumonia -- 10. Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation in Patients with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure and HIV/AIDS -- 11. Noninvasive Ventilation for Severe Legionella Pneumonia -- 12. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Lung Injury Secondary to Malaria -- 13. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome -- 14. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Infl uenza A(H1N1) Virus Infection -- 15. Ventilatory Strategy Used for Management of Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Novel Infl uenza A(H1N1) Infection -- 16. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Pandemic Infl uenza A(H1N1) Virus -- 17. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Tuberculosis: Exhaled Breath-Generated Aerosols of Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- 18. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation After Chemical Disasters -- 19. Inhalational Anthrax and Bioterrorism: Key Recommendations for Acute Respiratory Failure -- 20 Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Hematological Diseases -- 21. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Solid Tumors -- 22. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Infectious Lung Disease After Solid Organ Transplant -- 23. Use of Bronchoscopy in Patients with Pulmonary Infections During Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation -- 24. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Major Burn Injuries -- Part III. Clinical Indications in Pediatrics -- 25. Infant Nasal Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Resource-Limited Settings -- 26. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation During Neonatal Transport -- 27. Pathophysiology of Acute Respiratory Failure in Children with Bronchiolitis and Effect of CPAP -- 28. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Pediatric Practice -- 29. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections and Mass Casualties in Acute Respiratory Failure: Pediatric Perspective -- Part IV. Prognosis and Risk Factors -- 30. Factors Involved in Aerosol Transmission of Infection and Control of Ventilation in Healthcare -- 31. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation to Prevent Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Infection -- Part V. Hospital Organization: Room Organization, Health Professionals, and Prevention -- 32. Negative-Pressure and Well-Ventilated Rooms; Bacterial and Viral Filters to the Expiratory Circuit; Personal Protective Equipment for Health Care Workers -- 33. Noninvasive Ventilation and Droplet Dispersion: Health Professional Protocols from a Nursing Perspective -- 34. Preventing Airborne Disease Transmission: Implications for Patients During Mechanical Ventilation -- 35. Contolling Spread of Viruses and High- Risk Infections to Hospital Health Care Workers from NIV -- Part VI. Hospital Organization: Department Organizations -- 36. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Room -- 37. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections in Intermediate Respiratory Care Units and on the Pneumology Ward -- 38. Organization of a Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation Unit for Immunocompromised Patients -- 39. Pandemic Influenza Management and Control Policies: Hospital Coordination During an Influenza Pandemic -- Part VII. Guidelines and Protocols -- 40. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation Guidelines and Standard Protocols for Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections -- 41. Guidelines for Health Organizations: European Perspectives and Experience in Pandemics -- 42. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections: Current and Future Perspectives.
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Paramedic : a quick study digital reference guide

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The Red to Black Editing Co. --Newburyport, MA: BarCharts Inc. , c2020.
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Essential quick reference for both the paramedic student and the practicing field provider. This 6 page digital guide compliments many textbooks and highlights key points that you may be asked on the National Registry or state exams.
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Corporate Author
The Red to Black Editing Co.
Responsibility
The Red to Black Editing Co.
Alternate Title
Paramedics
Paramedic - outline
Place of Publication
Newburyport, MA
Publisher
BarCharts Inc.
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource, 6 p.
ISBN
9781423244219
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Responders
Emergency Medical Technicians
Emergency Medical Services
Specialty
Allied Health Occupations
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Essential quick reference for both the paramedic student and the practicing field provider. This 6 page digital guide compliments many textbooks and highlights key points that you may be asked on the National Registry or state exams.
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e-Book
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The paramedic revision guide

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David W. Thom. (1rst ed.) --Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell , c2021.
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The Paramedic Revision Guide delivers a one-stop reference for paramedic students, paramedicine educators, and practicing paramedics. Designed to take the mystery out of paramedic education, the book provides a solid foundation of understanding in crucial areas of paramedic science and practice, including practical skills, research, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and medical emergencies.
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Thom, David W.
Responsibility
David W. Thom
Edition
1rst ed.
Alternate Title
Paramedic guide
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781119758068
9781119758075
Subjects (MeSH)
Anatomy
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine
Evidence-Based Practice
Pharmacology
Physiological Phenomena
Specialty
Allied Health Occupations
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
The Paramedic Revision Guide delivers a one-stop reference for paramedic students, paramedicine educators, and practicing paramedics. Designed to take the mystery out of paramedic education, the book provides a solid foundation of understanding in crucial areas of paramedic science and practice, including practical skills, research, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and medical emergencies.
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Practice education in paramedic science : theories and applications

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by Karen Gubbins, Sharon Hardwick. --Bridgewater, UK: Class Professional Publishing , c2019.
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Highlights the importance of the practice educator (PEd) role in supporting and assessing the learner during their practice-based education.
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Gubbins, Karen
Other Authors
Hardwick, Sharon
Responsibility
by Karen Gubbins, Sharon Hardwick
Alternate Title
Paramedic science
Place of Publication
Bridgewater, UK
Publisher
Class Professional Publishing
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 120 p.
ISBN
9781859596708
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services - methods
Emergency Medical Technicians - education
Specialty
Allied Health Occupations
Education, Medical
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Highlights the importance of the practice educator (PEd) role in supporting and assessing the learner during their practice-based education.
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