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Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 13, 2012

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For courses in Paramedic Emergency Medical Services.


Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Fourth Edition, is intended to serve as a foundational guide and reference to paramedicine. Developed to stay ahead of current trends and practices in paramedicine, all seven volumes are based on the National EMS Education Standards and the accompanying Paramedic Instructional Guidelines.


Volume 1, Introduction to Paramedicine, provides paramedic students with the principles of advanced prehospital care and EMS operations, including an overview of the various aspects of paramedic practice as well as an introduction to workforce safety and wellness, EMS research, the EMS role in public health, legal and ethical considerations, and EMS system communications and documentation.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Paramedicine

Chapter 2: EMS Systems

Chapter 3: Roles and Responsibilities of the Paramedic

Chapter 4: Workforce Safety and Wellness

Chapter 5: EMS Research

Chapter 6: Public Health

Chapter 7: Medical/Legal Aspects of Prehospital Care

Chapter 8: Ethics in Paramedicine

Chapter 9: EMS System Communications

Chapter 10: Documentation

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Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$19.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-211294-9