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A comprehensive, clearly formatted, well-illustrated text: the paramedic's role, with medicolegal and ethical considerations; history-taking and other assessments; relevant pulmonary and cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology; the street problems of trauma, medical emergencies, environmental problems, obstetric and pediatric emergencies, and psychiatric problems. Procedural routines. Major principles are emphasized with box displays; procedures are clearly and explicitly outlined. Extensive references to journal literature. Available didactic supports for this main text include Ambulance Calls: Review Problems for the Paramedic (third edition) and Study Guide for Emergency Care in the Streets.
Emergency Care in the Streets. Ann Intern Med. ;116:271. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-3-271_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(3):271.
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