Prehospital Emergency Pharmacologyby Bryan E. Bledsoe
Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology sets the standard for texts covering the medications and IV fluids that are used in prehospital care. This best-seller serves as a complete pharmacology text, as well as a handy reference to the most common drugs and fluids used in EMS.
"I am using [Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology] in the current Paramedic class and am getting rave reviews of it. Thank you for providing the profession such an excellent addition to the Paramedic course. " Carol Crockett, Rescue Training in Savannah, GA
- Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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- 2nd ed
Meet the Author
DR. BRYAN BLEDSOE
Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is an emergency physician with a special interest in prehospital care.
He received his B.S. degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Texas Tech University and residency training at Scott and White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr. Bledsoe is board certified in emergency medicine. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Bledsoe worked as an EMT, a paramedic, and a paramedic instructor. He completed EMT training in 1974 and paramedic training in 1976 and worked for 6 years as a field paramedic in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1979, he joined the faculty of the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center and served as coordinator of EMT and paramedic education programs at the university. Dr. Bledsoe is active in emergency medicine and EMS research. He is a popular speaker at state, national, and international seminars and writes regularly for numerous EMS journals. Dr. Bledsoe is on the faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is active in educational endeavors with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and co-chairs their Certification and Evaluation Board (CEB). Dr. Bledsoe has authored several EMS books published by Brady, including Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Essentials of Paramedic Care, Intermediate Emergency Care: Principles & Practice, Critical Care Paramedic, Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care, Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, and Pocket Reference for ALS Providers. He is married to Emma Bledsoe. They have two children, Bryan and Andrea,and a grandson, Andrew, and live on a ranch south of Dallas, Texas. He enjoys saltwaterfishing and warm latitudes.
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