This book explores the new and rapidly developing area of tactical EMS. Tactical emergency services is a special blend of prehospital care and military-style tactical operations encompassing field and wilderness medicine under austere and often hostile conditions. Focusing on the unique prehospital problems facing all tactical EMT's, this book covers wounds from conventional weapons as well and nuclear, biologic, and chemical weapons. Medical evacuation, environmental medicine and triage as well as ambulatory care and topics unique to EMT's providing law enforcement medical support are also addressed. The Tactical Environment of Care. Injury Mechanisms from Conventional Weapons. Care of Ballistic and Missile Casualties. Care of Blast and Burn Casualties. Care of Chemical Casualties. Care of Biologic Casualties. Care of Nuclear Casualties. Tactical Evacuation. Evacuation Care. Tactical Triage. Basics of Tactical Ambulatory Care. Tactical Law Enforcement Medical Support. This is an excellent reference for military medics, military physicians, EMT's, paramedics, police officers, SWAT teams, or other medical providers who wish to expand their knowledge of tactical EMS.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Pearson, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130139238
Book Description Prentice-Hall. Book Condition: New. pp. 176. Bookseller Inventory # 5782572
Book Description Pearson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0130139238 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1037871
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130139238
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130139238
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 176 pages. 9.00x7.00x0.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0130139238