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ISBN-13 9780132112819ISBN-10 0132112817
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-210903-4ISBN-13 978-0-13-210903-1
Author(s): Bryan E. Bledsoe; Robert S. Porter; Richard A. Cherry
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 528
Description

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 4, Medicine, covers medical emergencies and includes new material on the use and interpretation of capnography, the role of CPAP in respiratory diseases, comprehensive coverage of cardiology, more information about stroke therapy and similar treatments, current toxicological practices, more material on drug-induced psychosis and similar problems, and a new chapter on non-traumatic musculoskeletal disorders.

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