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9780729538848

Cases in Pre-hospital and Retrieval Medicine

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  • ISBN13:

    9780729538848

  • ISBN10:

    0729538842

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-12-01
  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

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Summary

This case-based book focuses on the principles of pre-hospital and retrieval medicine and the continuum of care provided for critically ill or injured patients in the field.

Author Biography

Dr Daniel Ellis MBBS (London), FIMC RCSEd, FCEM, FACEM, FRCS(Eng), MRCP(UK), MRCA, DMCC, EDIC: Consultant, Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, Lister Hospital, Stevenage; Lead Consultant for Operations and Clinical Governance, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust; Emeritus Consultant and Clinical Lead for Retrieval, Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS), London; British Association for Immediate Care (Basics) member, London; and Medical Incident Officer, London Ambulance Service and East of England Ambulance Service, United Kingdom Associate Professor Matthew Hooper MBBS (Adelaide), DipIMC RCS(Ed), FACEM, FJFICM: Director, MedSTAR Emergency Medical Retrieval Service, South Australia; Senior Staff Specialist, Intensive and Critical Care Unit - Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia; Associate Professor, Anton Breinl Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia; Squadron Leader, Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve

Table of Contents

p. vi
p. vii
Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. x
About the authorsp. xii
Reviewersp. xiv
Introductionp. xv
Pre-hospital themep. 1
Retrieval themep. 99
Service development and special circumstancesp. 193
Appendices
Airwayp. 241
Advanced vascular accessp. 244
Thoracostomyp. 247
Thoracotomyp. 249
Escharotomyp. 252
Equipment listp. 253
Personal equipmentp. 260
Transfer and retrieval checklistp. 262
Major incidentsp. 265
Key to casesp. 267
Glossaryp. 272
Indexp. 276
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