ABC of Resuscitation, 6E

by Jasmeet Soar, Gavin D. Perkins & Jerry Nolan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc

Publication Date: June 08, 2015

ISBN: 1230000474795

Binding: Kobo eBook

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ABC of Resuscitation is a practical, illustrated guide to the latest resuscitation advice for the non-specialist and provides the core knowledge on the treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest.

This edition provides a guide to the European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2010 and the Resuscitation Council (UK) 2010 Resuscitation Guidelines.
It Includes:

the causes and prevention of cardiac arrest
basic and advanced life support for adults, children and newborns
resuscitation in a range of contexts (in-hospital and out-of-hospital, including drowning, pregnancy, sport and trauma)
important aspects of implementation of guidelines including human factors and education
 ABC of Resuscitation, 6th Edition is ideal for all healthcare professionals including junior doctors, medical students, general practitioners, paramedics and nurses. It is also useful for pre-hospital care practitioners, emergency medicine trainees, resuscitation officers and all those who teach resuscitation.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Foreword ix

1 Cardiac Arrest and the Chain of Survival 1
Jasmeet Soar Gavin D. Perkins and Jerry Nolan

2 Sudden Cardiac Death 3
David Pitcher

3 Causes and Prevention of Cardiac Arrest in Hospital 9
Gary B. Smith

4 Basic Life Support 15
Anthony J. Handley

5 Advanced Life Support 21
Gavin D. Perkins Jerry Nolan Jasmeet Soar and Susanna Price

6 Defibrillation 26
Charles Deakin and Michael Colquhoun

7 Airway Management and Ventilation 30
Jerry Nolan and Jasmeet Soar

8 Post-Resuscitation Care 36
Jerry Nolan

9 Paediatric Resuscitation 40
Ian K. Maconochie and Robert Bingham

10 Resuscitation at Birth 47
Jonathan Wyllie and Sean Ainsworth

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