Essentials of Immediate Medical Care, 2nd Edition

Essentials of Immediate Medical Care

2nd Edition

By C. John Eaton, MB, BS, Dip IMC, RCS(Ed), General Practitioner, Member of the British Association for Immediate Care, Saffron Walden, Essex, UK


Part 1 Essential Techniques Guidelines for Immediate Medical Care. Basic Life Support. Airway Care. Advanced Airway Care. Circulation Care: Shock. Circulation Care: Arrhythmias. Pain Relief. Resuscitation in Pregnancy. Neonatal Resuscitation. Paediatric Resuscitation Part 2 Medical Care Acute Myocardial Infarction. Medical Emergencies. Poisoning/Overdosage. Heat Related Injury, Drowning and Dysbarism. Part 3 Trauma Care Head Injuries. Facial Injuries. Chest Injuries. Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries. Skeletal Injuries. Spinal Injuries. Gunshot and Blast Injuries. Impalement and Penetrating Injuries. Amputation/Crush Injuries. Burns Part 4 Pregnancy Care Obstetric Emergencies Part 5 Practical Immediate Care the Accident Scene. Reporting from the Scene. The Emergency Services. Dangerous Chemicals. Major Incidents. Aeromedical Evacuation. Radio Communications. Counselling Disaster and Accident Victims. Organisation of Immediate Care. Equipment Bibliography Index