EMS Street Strategies focuses on the interaction of EMS personnel with patients, their families and bystanders in an array of common medical, traumatic and psychological emergencies. Chapters feature real life case studies and offer detailed six-step intervention strategies based on the presented scenario that EMS professionals can apply to their day-to-day activities in the field. Also includes chapters on the stresses experienced by EMS personnel and methods for combating this stress in a productive and healthy manner.
Newly updated edition includes new chapters on care of the elderly and how to be an EMS professional is this era of diversity
Attempts to analyze the emotions and behaviors of both patient and care giver within the context of an emergency situation
Includes pertinent review questions, exercises and additional resources and is accompanied by an Instructor's Guide