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Drugs and Protocols Common to Prehospital and Emergency Care : Jones and Bartlett Pocket-Sized Nursing Reference - P.Howard Cummings

Drugs and Protocols Common to Prehospital and Emergency Care

Jones and Bartlett Pocket-Sized Nursing Reference

Paperback Published: 1st December 2007
ISBN: 9780867202144
Number Of Pages: 250

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At last you can easily reach current, vital information concerning the preparation and administration of drugs commonly used in emergency and prehospital situations. This convenient pocket-size format

Cardiac Arrest Tablesp. 1
CPR Ready Referencep. 2
Adult Cardiac Resuscitation Drug Tablep. 4
Pediatric Cardiac Resuscitation Drug Tablep. 13
Pediatric Cardiac Resuscitation Drug Calculationsp. 18
Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) and Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 22
Asystole (Cardiac Standstill) A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 23
Electromechanical Dissociation A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 24
Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 25
Bradycardia A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 26
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 28
Suppression of Ventricular Ectopy A.C.L.S. Algorithmp. 29
Intravenous Solutionsp. 32
Drug Monographsp. 38
Conversion Formulas and Tablesp. 407
Volume and Weight Equivalents/Conversionsp. 408
Formula for Medication Dosage Calculationp. 409
Formulas for Intravenous Flow Rate Calculationp. 410
Formulas for Pediatric Dosages Calculationp. 411
Clark's Rulep. 411
Fried's Rulep. 411
Young's Rulep. 411
Formulas and Table for Approximate Weights in Kilograms of Children at Various Agesp. 413
Pounds-to-Kilograms Conversion Tablep. 414
Inches-to-Centimeters Conversion Tablep. 415
Centigrade-to-Fahrenheit Conversion Formulas and Tablep. 417
Body Surface Area of Adults (M[superscript 2])p. 418
Body Surface Area of Children (M[superscript 2])p. 420
Normal Scales, Indexes, and Scoresp. 423
Adult Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)p. 424
Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale (PGCS)p. 425
Adult Prehospital Index (PHI)p. 426
Adult Trauma Score (ATS)p. 427
Revised Adult Trauma Score (RATS)p. 429
Pediatric Trauma Scorep. 430
Adult and Pediatric Burn Chartsp. 432
Infant Apgar Scoring Chartp. 434
Pediatric Normal Vital Sign Parametersp. 435
Guide for EKG Interpretationp. 436
Appendixp. 439
List of Abbreviationsp. 439
Bibliographyp. 443
Blank Drug Monographsp. 445-448
Indexp. 449
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ISBN: 9780867202144
ISBN-10: 0867202149
Series: Jones and Bartlett Pocket-Sized Nursing Reference
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 250
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.88 x 12.07  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.47