Pharmacology for the EMS Provider
Edition: 4th 2012
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Description: The Fourth Edition of PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE EMS PROVIDER is a clear and thorough text ideal for both Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) and Paramedic levels. This book is based on the pharmacology section of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations National EMS Education Standards and reflects current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) curricula. Provided throughout the book are detailed profiles of pre-hospital medications, including mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, precautions, routes and dosages, side effects, and EMS considerations. Appendices also present information on herbal drugs, common home medications, and street drugs EMS providers may encounter outside of the hospital setting. This wealth of in-depth material logically organized for effective learning and carefully tailored to national standards and curricula, makes this practical guide an invaluable resource for anyone pursuing training or certification in an EMS field.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $154.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/29/2011
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
|How to Use the Activity CD-ROM|
|Introduction to Pharmacology for EMS Providers|
|Introduction to Pharmacology|
|The Basics of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmodynamics|
|Fluids, Electrolytes, and Intravenous Therapy|
|Blood and Blood Components|
|Drug Dose Calculations|
|Drugs Used to Treat Pulmonary (Respiratory) Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Cardiovascular Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Metabolic/Endocrine Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Neurological Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Obstetrical and Gynecological Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Toxicological Emergencies|
|Drugs Used to Treat Behavioral Emergencies|
|Drugs and Their Classifications|
|Pediatric Normal Values|
|Common Home Medications|
|Answers to Study Questions and Case Studies|