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ALS for the BLS Provider Field Guide

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    2009
    ISBN: 9780763751715
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Daniel E. Glick Art Breault

The ALS for the BLS Provider Field Guide is a tool that allows first responders and EMT-Basics to provide quality assistance to their ALS counterparts. The guide is a ready review of the most critical skills that BLS providers may be asked to assist with in the field.

This durable, water-resistant field guide features bulleted text and illustrations that guide BLS personnel through critical knowledge and skills and will enable them to better recognize, assist, and anticipate the needs of an ALS provider.

Features & Benefits
Divided into nine sections to allow providers to easily access the materials they need in the field. These sections include:
  • Communication and Documentation
  • Medical
  • Trauma
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction=
  • Operations
  • Procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Medication Formulary
  • Quick Reference
Table of Contents
Documentation/Communication
  Prehospital Care Reporting
  Radio Operations
Medical
  Abdominal
  Altered Mental Status
  Allergy—Anaphylaxis
  COPD and CHF Exacerbation
  Cardiac
  Diabetic
  OB/GYN Emergencies
  Pediatrics
  Pulmonary Emboli
  Respiratory Distress
  Seizures
  Stroke—CVA/TIA
  Syncope
Trauma
  Trauma Assessment
  Thoracic Trauma
  Traumatic Brain Injury
  Intracranial Hematomas
  Spinal Trauma
  Burns
  Trauma Scales
Weapons of Mass Destruction
  WMD
  Toxic Exposure
Operations 
  Marking the Landing Zone
  START Triage
  MCI
  Hazmat Classifications
Procedures
  ASA Administration
  Blood Glucose Testing
  12 Lead EKG Placement
  Oral Glucose Administration
  Epinephrine Auto-Injector
  Nitroglycerin
  Metered Dose Inhaler
  Intubation
  IV Setup
  Intraosseous Pediatrics
  ETCO2—Waveform Interpretation
  Pulse Oximetry
Pharmacology
  Asthma
  Blood Thinners (Anticoagulants)
  Cardiac Related Diseases
  CHF (Diuretics)
  COPD
  Dementia (Alzheimers, Parkinson’s)
  Diabetes
  GI Illness
  Hypertension
  Pain Management (Narcotics)
  Pain Management (Non-Narcotic)
  Psychiatric Disorders
  Seizures
  Stroke
  HIV/AIDS (Antivirals)
  CNS Stimulants
  Sleep Medicines
  Miscellaneous
  Antibiotic
  Cholesterol
  Tuberculosis
Medication Formulary
Quick Reference
  Pediatric Broslow Scale
  Glascow Coma Scale (Adult/Pediatric)
  Common Abbreviations


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