Product Cover Image

Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, 7th Edition

By Bryan E. Bledsoe, Dwayne E. Clayden

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 7, 2011

Description

Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide to the most common medications and fluids used by paramedics and other emergency medical service (EMS) professionals in prehospital emergency care. A cornerstone of EMS education for more than 25 years, it has been extensively revised in this edition to reflect current trends in emergency care, especially the growing requirement for evidence-based practice. A valuable aid to both practicing paramedics and paramedic students, it presents care procedures that represent accepted practices throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as up-to-date medication dosages according with nationally accepted standards, including those of the AMA, AHA, and PDR.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Information  

Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics 

Chapter 3: Administration of Medications

Chapter 4: Medication Dosage Calculations 

Chapter 5: Fluids, Electrolytes, and Intravenous Therapy

Chapter 6: The Autonomic Nervous System 

Chapter 7: Medications Used in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Emergencies 

Chapter 8: Medications Used in the Treatment of Respiratory Emergencies 

Chapter 9: Medications Used in the Treatment of Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis 

Chapter 10: Medications Used in the Treatment of Metabolic-Endocrine Emergencies 

Chapter 11: Medications Used in the Treatment of Neurological Emergencies 

Chapter 12: Medications Used in the Treatment of Obstetrical and Gynecological Emergencies 

Chapter 13: Toxicological Emergencies in Prehospital Care

Chapter 14: Medications Used in the Treatment of Behavioral Emergencies 

Chapter 15: Medications Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Emergencies 

Chapter 16: sedation and Pain Management

Chapter 17: Weapons of Mass DestructioN

 

Appendix A: Glossary of Street Drug Names

Appendix B:  Emergency Intravenous Fluids Quick Reference Guide

Appendix C: Quick Medication ReferencE

Appendix D: Common Home Prescription Drug Information

Appendix E: Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support Treatment Flowchart

Appendix F: Medication Administration Skills

Appendix G:  A Guide to Herbal Supplements Appendix H: Practice Problems Answer Key

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780133254174

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry

$231.87 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780133782264

Includes this title packaged with:

  • SUCCESS! for the Paramedic, 4th Edition
    Richard A. Cherry
  • Essentials of Paramedic Care Update, 2nd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Student Workbook for Essentials of Paramedic Care Update, 2nd Edition
    Robert S. Porter, Bryan E. Bledsoe, Richard A. Cherry
  • Resource Central EMS -- Access Card
    . . Pearson Education, Daniel J. Limmer, Joe Mistovich, Howard Werman
  • Basic Arrhythmias, 7th Edition
    Gail Walraven

$625.80 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780133926309

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 6: Special Patients, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 7: Operations, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4: Medicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5: Trauma, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Resource Central EMS -- Access Card
    . . Pearson Education, Daniel J. Limmer, Joe Mistovich, Howard Werman
  • NEW MyBradyLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volumes 1-7, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry

$578.53 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780133256826

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4: Medicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3, 4th Edition
    Robert S. Porter, Bryan E. Bledsoe, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Resource Central EMS -- Access Card
    . . Pearson Education, Daniel J. Limmer, Joe Mistovich, Howard Werman
  • EMSTESTING.COM: Paramedic student -- Access Card
    . Platinum Educational Group

$641.40 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780133376036

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 6: Special Patients, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 7: Operations, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4: Medicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Understanding 12-Lead EKGs, 3rd Edition
    Brenda M. Beasley, Michael C. West
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5: Trauma, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Resource Central EMS -- Access Card
    . . Pearson Education, Daniel J. Limmer, Joe Mistovich, Howard Werman

$524.60 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780134121031

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 6: Special Patients, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 7: Operations, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4: Medicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care, 2nd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Frederic H. Martini, Edwin F. Bartholomew, William C. Ober, Claire W. Garrison
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5: Trauma, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Basic Arrhythmias, 7th Edition
    Gail Walraven
  • EMSTESTING.COM: Paramedic student -- Access Card
    . Platinum Educational Group

$781.27 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780133411966

Includes this title packaged with:

  • SLAM: Street Level Airway Management
    James M. Rich
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 6: Special Patients, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 7: Operations, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4: Medicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5: Trauma, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • 12-Lead ECG for Acute and Critical Care Providers
    Bob Page
  • Understanding EKGs: A Practical Approach, 3rd Edition
    Brenda M. Beasley
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • EMSTESTING.COM: Paramedic student -- Access Card
    . Platinum Educational Group

$721.13 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780133058703

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3, Medical Emergencies, 3rd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles and Practice; Volume 1, Introduction to Advanced Prehospital Care, 3rd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Emergency Care, 2nd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Frederic H. Martini, Edwin F. Bartholomew, William C. Ober, Claire W. Garrison
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5, Special Considerations/Operations, 3rd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles and Practice Volume 4: Trauma Emergencies, 3rd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice: Volume 2, Patient Assessment, 3rd Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Student Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5, Special Considerations/Operations, 3rd Edition
    Robert S. Porter
  • Student Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice; Volume 1, Introduction to Advanced Prehospital Care, 3rd Edition
    Robert S. Porter
  • Student Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice Volume 4: Trauma Emergencies, 3rd Edition
    Robert S. Porter
  • Student Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice: Volume 2, Patient Assessment, 3rd Edition
    Robert S. Porter
  • Resource Central EMS -- Access Card
    . . Pearson Education, Daniel J. Limmer, Joe Mistovich, Howard Werman
  • Basic Arrhythmias, 7th Edition
    Gail Walraven
  • Student Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3, Medical Emergencies, 3rd Edition
    Robert S. Porter

$977.40 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780134107141

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2: Paramedicine Fundamentals, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 6: Special Patients, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 7: Operations, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4: Medicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5: Trauma, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3: Patient Assessment, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 5, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 3, 4th Edition
    Robert S. Porter, Bryan E. Bledsoe, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 1: Introduction to Paramedicine, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 6, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice: Volume 7, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 2, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Workbook for Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, Volume 4, 4th Edition
    Bryan E. Bledsoe, Robert S. Porter, Richard A. Cherry
  • Resource Central EMS -- Access Card
    . . Pearson Education, Daniel J. Limmer, Joe Mistovich, Howard Werman

$587.87 | Add to Cart

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-513822-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-513822-9

Format: Alternate Binding

$110.67 | Free Ground Shipping.

Add to Cart

Digital Choices ?

MyLab & Mastering with Pearson eText is a complete digital substitute for a print value pack at a lower price.

MyLab & Mastering ?

MyLab & Mastering products deliver customizable content and highly personalized study paths, responsive learning tools, and real-time evaluation and diagnostics. MyLab & Mastering products help move students toward the moment that matters most—the moment of true understanding and learning.

eTextbook ?

With VitalSource eTextbooks, you save up to 60% off the price of new print textbooks, and can switch between studying online or offline to suit your needs.

Access your course materials on iPad, Android and Kindle devices with VitalSource Bookshelf, the textbook e-reader that helps you read, study and learn brilliantly. Features include:

  • See all of your eTextbooks at a glance and access them instantly anywhere, anytime from your Bookshelf - no backpack required.
  • Multiple ways to move between pages and sections including linked Table of Contents and Search make navigating eTextbooks a snap.
  • Highlight text with one click in your choice of colors. Add notes to highlighted passages. Even subscribe to your classmates' and instructors' highlights and notes to view in your book.
  • Scale images and text to any size with multi-level zoom without losing page clarity. Customize your page display and reading experience to create a personal learning experience that best suits you.
  • Print only the pages you need within limits set by publisher
  • Supports course materials that include rich media and interactivity like videos and quizzes
  • Easily copy/paste text passages for homework and papers
  • Supports assistive technologies for accessibility by vision and hearing impaired users