EMT and Paramedics: Careers in Healthcare (Hardcover)

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By Jude Weaver (Editor)
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Paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are healthcare professionals who provide medical services in medical emergencies. EMTs and paramedics may be employed by governments and hospitals, private ambulance services, police departments, fire departments, etc. An emerging role for paramedics involves the facilitation of primary healthcare and assessment services. All EMTs and paramedics should be skilled in bleeding control, advanced cardiac life support, fracture management, spinal injury management, obstetrics and emergency medication administration, etc. Appropriate knowledge regarding the right use of analgesics, parasympatholytic drugs, sympathomimetics, sedatives, etc. is also necessary for these professionals. This book provides comprehensive insights into the roles and responsibilities of EMTs and paramedics. It also offers insights into the functional domains of these professions. It will serve as a career guide to anyone with the interest to pursue a career in these healthcare domains.


Product Details
ISBN: 9798888361009
Publisher: Larson & Keller
Publication Date: September 19th, 2023
Pages: 204
Language: English