This second edition of Ambulance Care Essentials offers a complete guide to the skills, knowledge and understanding required to work as a support worker or similar within the ambulance service Covering fundamental elements of the role, the book combines theoretical aspects of communication, legal and ethical issues and safeguarding with practical areas such as manual handling, medical emergencies and a range of clinical skills It includes in depth chapters on the primary areas of patient assessment as well as covering different patient populations across the lifecourse Key features include Clearly illustrated, step by step instructions for range of practical skills and procedures including how to handle different types of trauma and cardiac arrest Detailed anatomical diagrams to provide the reader with the necessary context to carry out the practical elements of their job effectively Evidence based throughout and up to date with the latest guidance, policy and research Specific chapters on each area of patient assessment and how to manage this effectively Chapters dedicated to various patient populations such as obstetrics, paediatrics and older people In depth chapter on supporting senior clinicians and how best to assist the paramedic as a support worker This second edition has been brought up to date with the latest national guidance The book is appropriate for a Leveldiploma course or similar that qualifies you to work as a support worker and covers learning objectives from a range of courses offered by ambulance services It is an essential resource for anyone wanting to prepare themselves for a role within the ambulance service as well as those hoping to become a effective member of an emergency ambulance crew

2 thoughts on “Ambulance Care Essentials

  1. Taz Taz says:

    excellent present for my wife s birthday ready for her training

  2. mark jones mark jones says:

    This book is being used on my course FREK3 and its a great resource