Drug Reference for EMS Providers

Drug Reference for EMS Providers

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Covering over 850 drugs, Drug Reference for EMS Providers is the first comprehensive reference for EMS professionals designed to present detailed information on each drug's mechanism of action, summary of accepted out-of-hospital indications, contraindications, drug interactions, side effects, and dosage. Symptoms and treatment of overdose are discussed when appropriate. Prescription medications taken at home are also addressed.Am EMS Considerations are presented using criteria for special implications the EMS professional needs to know during therapy.Am Routes and dosages are clearly delineated for both adult and pediatric dosages.(Key Words: EMS, Drug Reference, EMT, Emergency Technician, Paramedic)Eu Overdose Management: Symptoms: Decreased respiratory reserve. extended skeletal muscle weakness. prolonged apnea. low tidal volume. sudden release of histamine, CV collapse. Treatment.- There are no known antidotes. Ad Use aanbsp;...

Title:Drug Reference for EMS Providers
Author:Richard K. Beck
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2001


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