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By Brett Williams, BAVocEd, Grad Cert IntensiveCarePara, Grad Dip EmergHlth, MHlthSc, PhD, FACP, Registered Paramedic and Linda Ross, BTeach, GradDipPhysEd, DipHlth(Amb), BParaStud, MHlthProfEd, PhD
1100 pagesTrim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 inCopyright 2021$159.00, Reference
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Edited by expert academics and educators, Brett Williams and Linda Ross, and written by content specialists and experienced clinicians, this essential resource encourages readers to see the links between the pathophysiology of a disease, how this creates the signs and symptoms and how these should to be managed in the out-of-hospital environment. Additionally, Paramedic Principles and Practice 2e will arm readers with not only technical knowledge and expertise, but also the non-technical components of providing emergency care, including professional attitudes and behaviours, decision-making, teamwork and communication skills.
Case studies are strategically used to contextualise the principles, step readers through possible scenarios that may be encountered and, importantly, reveal the process of reaching a safe and effective management plan. The case studies initially describe the pathology and typical presentation of a particular condition and progress to more-complex and less-typical scenarios where the practitioner faces increasing uncertainty.
By Brett Williams, BAVocEd, Grad Cert IntensiveCarePara, Grad Dip EmergHlth, MHlthSc, PhD, FACP, Registered Paramedic, Professor and Head, Department of Paramedicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University and Linda Ross, BTeach, GradDipPhysEd, DipHlth(Amb), BParaStud, MHlthProfEd, PhD, Head, Postgraduate Programs & Deputy Head, Department of Paramedicine, Monash University