Gain a complete, practical understanding of pharmacology with this unique resource. Realistic, problem-based clinical scenarios present pharmacology in the most effective context for learning. This textbook includes detailed drug profiles that present essential drug information in a logical context specific to each condition. Problem-based clinical scenarios illustrate the practical relevance of prehospital pharmacology. Detailed drug profiles of 95 commonly used drugs present comprehensive data in a consistent, easy-to-reference format. Full-color drug images familiarize you with medications for quick identification. Medical Math chapter strengthens your dosage calculation skills. Soecial#xA0;boxes highlight useful, field-tested tips and strategies. Legal Aspects and Risk Management chapter helps you avoid common mistakes made in prehospital care. Study questions reinforce important chapter concepts and test your understanding. Information about commonly prescribed over-the-counter medications and herbal drugs alerts you to important pharmacological treatment considerations. Companion DVD includes 25 video skill demonstrations that guide you step-by-step through vital techniques and procedures and 23 medical animations that offer visual details of anatomy, physiologic processes, and procedures.