Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach

Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach

by Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG), Fiona Jewkes (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118339763
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/23/2017
Series: Advanced Life Support Group Series
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG), Manchester UK, began life in 1990 and became a registered medical education charity in 1993. The organisation exists to "preserve life by providing training and education to the general public and in particular but not exclusively to doctors, nurses and other members of the medical profession, in life saving techniques".
The book is written and edited by Emergency Medicine specialists who are Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) trainers.

Table of Contents

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Contributors to third edition

Contributors to first and second editions

Preface to third edition

Preface to first edition


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1 Introduction

2 Scene management in incidents involving children

3 Preparation

4 Assessment and immediate management of the seriously ill or injured child

5 Immediate management of the seriously ill child

6 Structured approach to the seriously injured child

7 Management of cardiac arrest

8 When a child dies

9 The non-seriously ill child

10 The chronically ill child

11 Safeguarding children

12 Pain management in children

13 Paediatric triage

14 Human factors

15 Practical procedures: airway and breathing

16 Practical procedures: circulation

17 Practical procedures: trauma

18 Military pre-hospital paediatric care

Appendix: Paediatric emergency reference cards


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