Not what i thought Not much first aid stuff as i thought Maybe my incorrect research but thought would include first aid than just pharmacy stuff So rated high due to it maybe bejng amazing for professionals But no use to level 3 FREC or other first aid. Book arrived covered in pen and edges were rough Box was damaged. An essential book for those in emergency healthcare Contains all the new guideline updates and was received very quickly after ordering. Bought it for somebody else It is not the sort of thing I d be interested in But the service was excellent. good item Expensive but needed for the paramedic course Initially, great but within a month it was out of date due to updates guidelines The Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee guidelines are the essential resource for paramedics Theedition of the book has been brought up to date with the latest evidence and developments in clinical practice JRCALC combines expert advice with practical guidance to help paramedics in their challenging roles with the overall objective of improving patient care Key updates are Resuscitation and cardiac arrest The pathophysiology of cardiac arrest, checklist use and pulseless electrical activity is discussed extensively within the context of every day out of hospital practice A new guideline on tracheostomy and laryngectomy is included, alongside clinical skills photographs Consent and patient confidentiality The guideline is brought up to date with the Data Protection Actfollowing the General Data Protection Regulations Mental health presentation crisis, distress and disordered behaviour A reviewed guideline supports the clinician with practical help on the assessment and management of different mental health illnesses Major, complex and high risk Incidents A revision by the National Ambulance Resilience Unit covers poisons, rail incidents and police incapacitants New medicines are included Activated charcoal, duodote and morphine sulfate for end of life care Other reviews and updates include head injury, hyperventilation syndrome, stroke, respiratory illness in children and acute coronary syndrome