For all education programs that cover pharmacology in prehospital emergency care, especially courses for EMTs and paramedics.
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 2: Pharmacokinetics and PharmacodynamicsChapter 3: Administration of Medications
Chapter 4: Medication Dosage CalculationsChapter 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 EmergenciesChapter 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 EmergenciesChapter 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 GuideAppendix C: Quick Medication ReferencE
Appendix D: Common Home Prescription Drug Information
Appendix E: Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support Treatment Flowchart
Appendix F: Medication Administration SkillsAppendix G: A Guide to Herbal Supplements Appendix H: Practice Problems Answer Key
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Prehospital Emergency Pharmacology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$40.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-285928-8