This guide takes you through the full process of attending medical emergencies including driving; scene assessment; patient assessment; treatment options, and handover. Included is lots of information on anatomy; medical conditions; trauma; mental health; responder welfare; safeguarding, and more. The book is based around current NICE guidelines, Royal College Of Surgeons Faculty of Pre-hospital Care consensus statements and the experiences of the author; it is not intended as a replacement for the policies and procedures of your individual trust, or your own scope of practice. The author is an enhanced community responder for an NHS trust, and a technical rescue instructor in the fire and rescue service with 15 years experience attending emergency calls including fires, road traffic collisions and medical emergencies.
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