Specialty: Emergency Med,
Publication Year: 2021,
Clinical Cases in Paramedicine provides students, educators, and early career paramedics with a diverse range of detailed case studies that realistically represent the conditions, scenarios, and challenges encountered in practice. Integrating evidence-based cases and expert insights from leading academics and practitioners, this engaging resource helps readers develop appropriate decision-making skills and apply theoretical concepts to practical situations. Organised by medical presentations and body systems, the text provides readers with a systematic framework that mirrors how paramedics assess cases in the real world.
Throughout the text, cases of varying levels of complexity are designed to meet the needs of Case-Based Learning (CBL) and Problem-Based Learning (PBL) curricula used in paramedic training programmes worldwide. Each chapter contains six case studies--introductory, intermediate, and advanced--and features interactive learning activities, discussion questions, practical tips, and authoritative guidance aligned to national and international best-practice standards. Case studies illustrate scenarios related to trauma, medical emergencies, obstetrics, respiratory and cardiac events, minor injuries, drug overdoses, and many others. This comprehensive resource:
Features case studies of varying lengths and degrees of complexity to suit different readers, from student to professional
Suitable for use in many international programmes
Offers chapter introductions and summaries, practice questions, and additional online resources
Contains clinical, legal, ethical, cultural, remote and rural case studies
Includes a cumulative and comprehensive "Test Your Knowledge" concluding chapter
Those studying or working in paramedicine must keep pace with changes in the field using the latest evidence and expert opinion. Clinical Cases in Paramedicine is an essential volume for paramedic students and early-career professionals, as well as educators, lecturers, and trainers.