Pre-hospital immediate care

Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Ninth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199591183
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742606 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Pre-hospital immediate care

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Pre-hospital immediate care: Contents

Accidents and their prevention - Accident statistics (UK) - Basic life support (artificial respiration) - Choking - Road crashes - Assessment and triage - Triage algorithm - Equipment - First aid treatment - ‘Scoop & run’ or ‘stay & play’? - Recovery position - Hazards and extrication - Pre-hospital analgesia - Conduct in the field - Communications - nato phonetic alphabet - The major incident - Helicopter transport - Trauma scoring - Blast injury - Diving accidents - High-altitude medicine - Cracks in the teacup - The helix, the spiral, & penultimate points - The last word -

Chapter.  12043 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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