This practical book, written especially for pre-hospital staff, provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. Complementing the best-selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support, this new edition reflects recent developments in practice, and covers the indispensable knowledge required for paediatric emergency care in the pre-hospital setting.
Fully updated, this manual includes new information to aid both civilian and military personnel, as well as material on all stages of pre-hospital care; from recognition and practical procedures to the important issues of paediatric practice in the field.
- Quick-to-follow algorithms of ‘at-the-scene’ procedures
- Based upon the protocols that ensure a smooth transfer from pre-hospital to hospital care
- Internationally recognised course training resource
Offering an authoritative guide to the care of the seriously ill or injured child, Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support is an essential tool for ambulance staff, general practitioners and community healthcare workers.