EMERGENCY MEDICINE

2: Legal and ethical issues

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CHAPTER 2Legal and ethical issues Learning outcomes After reading this chapter, you will be able to: Discuss the impact of obstetric‐related incidents on litigation claims Describe the principles of gaining…

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Acute Injury Management

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Acute management of injuries in the field is one of the key components of routine emergency medical response. Although many controversies exist and will continue to…

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Resuscitation Procedures

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Emergency medical services primarily came into formal existence in the United States to serve one very important need: to provide field resuscitation to patients with severe…

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Hazardous Materials Response

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen A hazardous material is defined as “a substance (either matter – solid, liquid, gas – or energy) that when released is capable of creating harm to…

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Field Diagnostics

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Diagnostic evaluation of patients in the field continues to see new advancements. In addition to performance of a high-quality history and examination, EMS physicians should be…

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Technical Rescue Operations

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Rescue of patients from environments and circumstances that pose uniquely high levels of risk or that require the use of specialized techniques and equipment fall into…

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