ABC of Resuscitation

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Jasmeet Soar, Gavin D. Perkins, Jerry Nolan
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 21, 2012 - Medical - 128 pages
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ABC of Resuscitation is a practical, illustrated guide to the latest resuscitation advice for the non-specialist and provides the core knowledge on the treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest.

This edition provides a guide to the European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2010 and the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2010 Resuscitation Guidelines.
It Includes:

  • the causes and prevention of cardiac arrest
  • basic and advanced life support for adults, children and newborns
  • resuscitation in a range of contexts (in-hospital and out-of-hospital, including drowning, pregnancy, sport and trauma)
  • important aspects of implementation of guidelines including human factors and education

ABC of Resuscitation, 6th Edition is ideal for all healthcare professionals including junior doctors, medical students, general practitioners, paramedics and nurses. It is also useful for pre-hospital care practitioners, emergency medicine trainees, resuscitation officers and all those who teach resuscitation.

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Sudden Cardiac Death
Causes and Prevention of Cardiac Arrest
Basic Life Support
Advanced Life Support
Airway Management and Ventilation
Adiuncts to basic ainvay techniques
Cardiorespiratory Arrest in Advanced
Human Factors
Further Reading
Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter
Resuscitation in Sport

Further Reading
Resuscitation at Birth
Handover to the resuscitation team
Periarrest Arrhythmias
Methods of pacing
Further Reading
Decisions Relating to Resuscitation
ofHospital Resuscitation

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About the author (2012)

Jasmeet Soar, Immediate Past Chair Resuscitation Council (UK), Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, UK

Gavin D. Perkins, Chair Advanced Life Support Subcommittee, Resuscitation Council (UK), Clinical Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Warwick Medical School, UK

Jerry Nolan, Past Chair Resuscitation Council (UK), Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK

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