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ISBN-13 9780132112949ISBN-10 0132112949
ISBN-10 0132112086ISBN-13 9780132112086
Author(s): Bryan E. Bledsoe; Robert S. Porter; Richard A. Cherry
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 240

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 1,Introduction to Paramedicine, provides paramedic students with the principles of advanced prehospital care and EMS operations, including an overview of the various aspects of paramedic practice as well as an introduction to workforce safety and wellness, EMS research, the EMS role in public health, legal and ethical considerations, and EMS system communications and documentation.