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Aeromedical Evacuation : Management of Acute and Stabilized Patients

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William W. Hurd, William Beninati, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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Now in its fully revised and expanded second edition, this volume is the definitive resource on long-distance air transport of injured patients in both peacetime and wartime. It discusses the history of aeromedical evacuation, triage and staging of the injured patient, evacuation from site of injury to medical facility, air-frame capabilities, medical capabilities in- flight, response to in-flight emergencies, and mass emergency evacuation. Specific medical conditions are addressed in detail in…
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Hurd, William W.
Beninati, William
Responsibility
William W. Hurd, William Beninati, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 418 p.) : 125 illus., 81 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030159030
9783030159023 (Print ed.)
9783030159047 (Print ed.)
9783030159054 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Air Ambulances
Critical Care - methods
Emergency Medical Services
Rescue Work
Transportation of Patients
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Now in its fully revised and expanded second edition, this volume is the definitive resource on long-distance air transport of injured patients in both peacetime and wartime. It discusses the history of aeromedical evacuation, triage and staging of the injured patient, evacuation from site of injury to medical facility, air-frame capabilities, medical capabilities in- flight, response to in-flight emergencies, and mass emergency evacuation. Specific medical conditions are addressed in detail in the second half of the book, including general surgical casualties such as abdominal wounds and soft tissue injuries, vascular injuries, maxillofacial injuries, head and spinal cord injuries, ophthalmologic casualties, orthopedic casualties, burns, pediatric casualties, obstetric-gynecologic casualties, and more. For each medical condition, important topics are addressed such as conditions needed to be met before transportation, special concerns, supplies and needs of the specific patients and possible in-flight emergencies and their appropriated treatment. Containing several new chapters and featuring extensively updated contributions from experts in the field, Aeromedical Evacuation: Management of the Acute and Stabilized Patient, Second Edition is a must-have reference for a whole new generation of military flight surgeons and flight nurses responsible for aeromedical evacuation of casualties as well as civilian physicians and nurses involved in air transport of ill and post-operative patients.
Contents
Part I. The Need -- Introduction -- Aeromedical Evacuation: A Historical Perspective -- Military Casualty Evacuation: MEDEVAC -- Civilian Air Medical Transport -- Part II. The Means -- Aircraft Considerations for Aeromedical Evacuation -- Preparation for Long-Distance Aeromedical Evacuation -- Aeromedical Patient Staging -- Military Aeromedical Evacuation Nursing -- Critical-Care Air Transport: Patient Flight Physiology and Organizational Considerations -- Part III. The Patients -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Patients with Abdominal, Genitourinary, and Soft Tissue Injuries -- Orthopedic Patients -- Aeromedical Evacuation of the Neurosurgical Patient -- Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Patients -- Care of Ophthalmic Casualties -- Peripheral Vascular Casualties -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Cardiothoracic Casualties -- Burn Casualties -- Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation -- Medical Casualties -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Patients with Contagious Infections -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Obstetric and Gynecological Patients -- Overview of Pediatric and Neonatal Transport -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Psychiatric Casualties.
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Paramedic : anatomy and physiology

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Elling, Bob. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. --Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett , 2004.
Call Number
QS 4 E46p 2006
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
QS 4 E46p 2006
Author
Elling, Bob
Corporate Author
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Other Authors
Elling, Kirsten M
Rothenberg, Mikel A
Alternate Title
Anatomy and physiology
Place of Publication
Sudbury, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett
Date of Publication
2004
Physical Description
318 p.
ISBN
0763737925
Subjects (MeSH)
Anatomy
Physiology
Emergency Treatment - Case Reports
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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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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Author
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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e-Book
Location
Online
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