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In-Flight Medical Emergencies : A Practical Guide to Preparedness and Response

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Jose V. Nable, William Brady, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is a practical guide for health care professionals encountering medical emergencies during commercial flight. Health care providers should consider responding to emergencies during flight as there are often no other qualified individuals on board. This text covers the most common emergencies encountered during flight, both general medical emergencies and those specifically tied to the effects of flying, including cardiac, respiratory, and neurological issues. Medicolegal issues are co…
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Nable, Jose V.
Brady, William
Responsibility
Jose V. Nable, William Brady, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 186 p.) : 8 illus., 4 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319742342
9783319742335 (print ed.)
9783319742359 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Air Travel
Emergencies
Emergency Treatment
Travel Medicine
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Travel Medicine
Abstract
This book is a practical guide for health care professionals encountering medical emergencies during commercial flight. Health care providers should consider responding to emergencies during flight as there are often no other qualified individuals on board. This text covers the most common emergencies encountered during flight, both general medical emergencies and those specifically tied to the effects of flying, including cardiac, respiratory, and neurological issues. Medicolegal issues are considered in-depth, for both United States domestic and international flights, as there is potential legal risk involved in giving medical assistance on a flight. Additional chapters are dedicated to pre-flight clearance and the role non-physician healthcare providers can play. In-Flight Medical Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Preparedness and Response is an essential resource for not only physicians but all healthcare professionals who travel regularly.
Contents
Setting the Scene -- Pathophysiology of Flight -- Medicolegal Issues Arising from Inflight Medical Emergencies in Commercial Travel -- International Flight Considerations -- In-Flight Evaluation and Management of Cardiac Illness -- Respiratory Emergencies -- Neurological Illness -- Psychiatric Emergencies -- Pediatric Considerations -- Obstetrics and Gynecology Considerations -- Infectious Disease -- Other Presentations -- Preflight Medical Clearance: Nonurgent Travel via Commercial Aircraft -- Preflight Therapies to Minimize Medical Risk Associated with Commercial Air Travel -- Ground-Based Medical Support -- Use of Commercial Aircraft for Emergency Patient Transport -- Responding As a Non-Physician Healthcare Provider.
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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
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1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Urgent care medicine secrets

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat41125
[edited by] Robert Olympia, Rory O'Neill, Matthew Silvis. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2018.
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For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Urgent Care Secrets, a new volume in this bestselling series, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
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Olympia, Robert
Responsibility
[edited by] Robert Olympia, Rory O'Neill, Matthew Silvis
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource, 282 p.
ISBN
9780323462150
Subjects (MeSH)
Ambulatory Care
Evidence-Based Medicine
Specialty
Clinical Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Urgent Care Secrets, a new volume in this bestselling series, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
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Publication Type
Study Guide
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