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Title ABC of resuscitation / edited by M.C. Colquhoun, Anthony J. Handley and T.R. Evans
Edition Fifth edition
Published London : BMJ Books, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  616.025 Col/Aor 2004  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
regular print
Series ABC series from BMJ
ABC series
ABC series from BMJ
Seria ABC.
Contents 1. Basic life support / Anthony J. Handley --2. Ventricular fibrillation / Michael Colquhoun, Charles D. Deakin, Douglas Chamberlain -- 3. The automated external defibrillator / Roy Liddle, C. Sian Davies, Michael Colquhoun, Anthony J. Handley -- 4. Asystole and pulseless electrical activity / Michael Colquhoun, A. John Camm -- 5. Management of peri-arrest arrhythmias / Michael Colquhoun, Richard Vincent -- 6. Airway control, ventilation, and oxygenation / Robert Simons -- 7. Post-resuscitation care / Peter A. Oakley, Anthony D. Redmond -- 8. Resuscitation in pregnancy / Stephen Morris, Mark Stacey -- 9. Resuscitation at birth / Anthony D. Milner -- 10. Resuscitation of infants and children / David A. Zideman, Kenneth Spearpoint -- 11. Resuscitation in the ambulance service / Andrew K. Marsden -- 12. Resuscitation in hospital / T. R. Evans -- 13. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in primary care / Michael Colquhoun, Brian Steggles -- 14. Resuscitation of the patient with major trauma / Charles D. Deakin -- 15. Near drowning / Mark Harries -- 16. Drugs and their delivery / Michael Colquhoun, David Pitcher, Jerry Nolan -- 17. Cardiac pacing and implantable cardioverter defibrillators / Michael Colquhoun, A. John Camm -- 18. Infection risks and resuscitation / A. J. Harry Walmsley, David A. Zideman -- 19. Teaching resuscitation / Ian Bullock, et al. -- 20. Training manikins / Gavin D. Perkins, Michael Colquhoun, Robert Simons -- 21. The ethics of resuscitation / Peter J. F. Baskett
Summary "Using over 100 illustrations and clear explanation, this fifth edition of the 'ABC of Resuscitation' is a comprehensive and accessible guide containing practical information on all aspects of resuscitation including the latest advances in drugs, automated external defibrillators, and advanced life support. It has been revised in accordance with the latest guidelines from the European Resuscitation Council." -- BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed.: 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience The ABC of Resuscitation is an invaluable text for medical and paramedical practitioners, students, and all healthcare workers who need up to date information on resuscitation issues
Subject CPR (First aid)
First aid in illness and injury.
Emergency medicine.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
First Aid.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
Author Colquhoun, Michael (Michael C.)
Evans, T. R. (Thomas Robert)
Handley, Anthony J.
ISBN 0727916696 paperback
Other Titles Resuscitation