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Emergency Care, 2nd Edition

A Textbook for Paramedics


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique, comprehensive text for paramedics in the UK covers all areas of knowledge that paramedics are expected to be familiar with and the wide range of situations they will face. Each chapter is written by an expert practicing in the field. The book is designed to be as accessible as possible with important points highlighted in tinted panels, lists, tables, flow charts and mnemonics. It is highly illustrated to aid comprehension.

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New to This Edition

    • the text will be fully updated in line with changes to training for paramedics, paramedic protocols, technological developments etc
    • the design and layout will be improved to make the text easier to use

Key Features

    • the comprehensive coverage of UK paramedic practice makes this the only book with all the core information that UK paramedics need to know
    • the highly structured presentation (lists, tables, important points highlighted in tinted panels, flow charts, mnemonics) assists learning and revision
    • over 350 high-quality line diagrams and photographs clearly illustrate complex procedures, relevant anatomy and give examples of equipment

Author Information

    By Ian Greaves, OStJ, FRCP, FFAEM, FIMC, RCS(Ed), DTM&H, DMCC, DipMedEd, RAMC, Department of Academic Emergency Medicine, Academic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough; Visiting Professor in Emergency Medicine, University of Teesside, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, British Army, UK; Timothy J. Hodgetts, QHP, OstJ, FRCP, FRCSEd(Hon), FFAEM, FIMC, RCSEd, MMedEd, RAMC, Visiting Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Birmingham, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, British Army, UK; Keith Porter, FRCS, FRCSEd(Hon), DipIMC, RCS(Ed), Consultant Trauma Surgeon, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, UK; and Malcolm Woollard, MPH, MBA, MA(Ed), DipIMC(RCSEd), PGCE, RN, SRPara, FASI, ILTM, Director, Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Research Unit and Visiting Professor in Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, University of Teesside, UK

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Emergency Care, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 704 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2586-0
  • Copyright: 2006