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Assessment Skills for Paramedics Amanda Blaber

Assessment Skills for Paramedics By Amanda Blaber

Assessment Skills for Paramedics by Amanda Blaber


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Assessment Skills for Paramedics Summary

Assessment Skills for Paramedics by Amanda Blaber

Now in its third edition, this highly acclaimed resource is the ideal guide for student and practicing paramedics looking to refresh and consolidate their assessment skills. Assessment Skills for Paramedics has been thoroughly revised with fresh, up-to-date knowledge and national guidance. Divided into body systems and presented in a clear, accessible format the book takes the reader through the considerations and actions required for each type of emergency presentation.

New to this edition:

*Histories, assessments and scenarios across multiple chapters.

*Content covering the well-being of the paramedic.

*Chapters including the review of systems (RoS) approach.

*A systematic format of primary and secondary survey in each chapter that relates to current practice.

*Reflects updates to Ambulance Clinical Guidelines, and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Guidelines, and The Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee guidelines.

Packed full of practical, contemporary advice for all paramedics featuring:

*An approach that mirrors current UK and international practice.

*Consideration of the social, ethical and legal factors that might impact on care.

*Specific chapters in the specialist fields of paediatric assessment and neonatal assessment and care.

Written by experienced paramedics, specialist health care professionals and doctors, this book will enable readers to enhance their practical knowledge and to make accurate, timely and thorough assessment of patients across the lifespan.


From those developing as students in the pre-registration period to those in the post-registration phase of their career this book is valuable asset to all.

Mark Willis, Programme Lead - BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science and Out of Hospital Care, University of Sunderland, UK


This timely, thoughtful, well-conceived and systematic text is the perfect companion to paramedic practise.

Andy Newton, Immediate Past Chair College of Paramedics, UK


The writing is concise and to the point whilst at the same time covering all that is needed for safe and competent practice. I would recommend this text for student paramedics and experienced practitioners alike.

Dr Simon Butler, Senior Lecturer, Course Leader for DipHE Paramedic Studies, Anglia Ruskin University, UK


Amanda Blaber is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Sport and Health Sciences University of Brighton, for the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course and an Honorary Fellow of the College of Paramedics

Graham Harris is a Paramedic Consultant Educationalist. He is a Fellow of the College of Paramedics and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award and formerly the National Education Lead for the College of Paramedics.



Table of Contents

1 GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF ASSESSMENT

2 RESPIRATORY ASSESSMENT

3 CARDIOVASCULAR ASSESSMENT

4 ABDOMINAL AND GASTROINTESTINAL (GI) ASSESSMENT

5 NEUROLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

6 SPINAL INJURIES ASSESSMENT

7 TRAUMA ASSESSMENT

8 MUSCULOSKELETAL ASSESSMENT

9 MINOR INJURIES ASSESSMENT

10 MINOR ILLNESSES ASSESSMENT

11 CHILD ASSESSMENT

12 OLDER PERSON ASSESSMENT

13 OBSTETRIC PATIENT ASSESSMENT

14 ASSESSMENT AND CARE OF THE NEWBORN

15 MENTAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Additional information

NPB9780335249954
9780335249954
0335249957
Assessment Skills for Paramedics by Amanda Blaber
New
Paperback
Open University Press
2021-09-27
336
N/A
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