For courses in Outdoor Emergency Care.
Developed in partnership with the National Ski Patrol, Outdoor Emergency Care, Fifth Edition, offers relevant, invaluable content for all emergency first responders working in an outdoor environment. The contributing authors and reviewers are highly respected experts in education in the outdoor emergency care community. The vast experience of these individuals, combined with over 90 years of EMS work and ski patrolling from the editors alone, has been incorporated into every chapter of this text, providing you with a learning resource that is rich in practical knowledge. This book should be used not only as an initial text but maintained on your bookshelf as a valuable reference manual.
Table of Contents
Unit 1. Basic Calculation Skills and Introduction to Medication Administration
1. Review of Arithmetic for Medical Dosage Calculations
2. Safe and Accurate Drug Administration
3. Dimensional Analysis
Unit 2. Systems of Measurement
4. The Metric and Household Systems
5. Converting from One System of Measurement to Another
Unit 3. Oral and Parenteral Medications
6. Oral Medication Doses
8. Preparation of Solutions
9. Parenteral Medications
Unit 4. Infusions and Pediatric Dosages
10. Flow Rates and Durations of External and Intravenous Infusions
11. Calculating Flow Rates for Intravenous Medications
12. Calculating Pediatric Dosages
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