Assessment Skills for Paramedics

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Amanda Blaber, Graham Harris
McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2011 - Medical - 300 pages
This is book, for both the student paramedic and qualified paramedic, provides key information on the appropriate assessment skills needed when attending an emergency call. This book is a more accessible and concise alternative or supplement to the encyclopedias available for use on the job and perfect for exam revision.
 

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Contents

1 General principles of assessment
1
2 Respiratory assessment
13
3 Cardiovascular assessment
43
4 Abdominal and gastrointestinal assessment
70
5 Neurological assessment
94
6 Spinal injuries assessment
117
7 Trauma assessment
129
8 Musculoskeletal assessment
150
10 Older person assessment
201
11 Obstetric patient assessment
220
12 Assessment and care of the neonate
235
13 Mental health assessment
250
References
270
Useful websites
282
Index
285
Back cover
307

9 Child assessment
178

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