Major Incident Medical Management and Support: The Practical Approach at the Scene / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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This book is a simple and practical guide to managing one of the most challenging situations in medicine - that of a multiple casualty incident. The approach has been taught around the world since its introduction in 1994, and has become integrated into civilian and military medical practice.
In this new international edition, common principles can be enhanced by users themselves in the local information boxes to make the text highly relevant to every reader.
|Product dimensions:||10.30(w) x 12.50(h) x 1.72(d)|
About the Author
Advanced Life Support Group, Manchester UK
Table of Contents
Major incidents: a history and overview.
Guidance and requirements.
The medical services.
The Ambulance service.
The Fire Service.
Scene command and control.
Health service command and control.
Medical and nursing staff at the scene.
The hospital response.
Responsibility for the dead.
Radio use and voice procedure.
Airway and breathing procedures.
Psychological aspects of disasters.
What People are Saying About This
"This book is outstanding value for money and is highly recommended to all those interested in major incident management." - Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.