Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology / Edition 7

Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology / Edition 7

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by Bryan E. Bledsoe, Dwayne E. Clayden
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135138221

ISBN-13: 9780135138229

Pub. Date: 11/21/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide to the most common medications and fluids used by paramedics and other emergency medical service (EMS) professionals in prehospital emergency care. A cornerstone of EMS education for more than 25 years, it has been extensively revised in this edition to reflect current trends in

Overview

Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide to the most common medications and fluids used by paramedics and other emergency medical service (EMS) professionals in prehospital emergency care. A cornerstone of EMS education for more than 25 years, it has been extensively revised in this edition to reflect current trends in emergency care, especially the growing requirement for evidence-based practice. A valuable aid to both practicing paramedics and paramedic students, it presents care procedures that represent accepted practices throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as up-to-date medication dosages according with nationally accepted standards, including those of the AMA, AHA, and PDR.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135138229
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/21/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
310,758
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Information

Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Chapter 3: Administration of Medications

Chapter 4: Medication Dosage Calculations

Chapter 5: Fluids, Electrolytes, and Intravenous Therapy

Chapter 6: The Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 7: Medications Used in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Emergencies

Chapter 8: Medications Used in the Treatment of Respiratory Emergencies

Chapter 9: Medications Used in the Treatment of Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis

Chapter 10: Medications Used in the Treatment of Metabolic-Endocrine Emergencies

Chapter 11: Medications Used in the Treatment of Neurological Emergencies

Chapter 12: Medications Used in the Treatment of Obstetrical and Gynecological Emergencies

Chapter 13: Toxicological Emergencies in Prehospital Care

Chapter 14: Medications Used in the Treatment of Behavioral Emergencies

Chapter 15: Medications Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Chapter 16: sedation and Pain Management

Chapter 17: Weapons of Mass DestructioN

Appendix A: Glossary of Street Drug Names

Appendix B: Emergency Intravenous Fluids Quick Reference Guide

Appendix C: Quick Medication ReferencE

Appendix D: Common Home Prescription Drug Information

Appendix E: Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support Treatment Flowchart

Appendix F: Medication Administration Skills

Appendix G: A Guide to Herbal Supplements Appendix H: Practice Problems Answer Key

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