This pocket-sized handbook, based on Beck's best selling text Pharmacology for Prehospital Emergency Care, is an indispensable reference for paramedics and paramedic students. This field guide contains pertient information on the 73 drugs most commonly administered by paramedics, and its small size makes it useful when carrying a larger text is not feasible or convenient. In the hospital or emergency setting, this handy reference guide can fit in a lab coat or be stored in the ambulance or helicopter, available when needed. The guide is dividend into three sections: adult, pediatric and general. Because most patients encountered by the paramedic are adults, this section apprears first. American Heart Association treatment algorithms are included for easy reference. Medications are listed in alphabetical order by generic name so that the paramedic can locate them rapidly.