Responding to Psychological Emergencies: A Field Guide is a quick reference source for rapid intervention and mitigation of psychologically based emergencies. The guide provides a user-friendly, cross-referenced, pragmatic reference guide to a variety of psychological maladies that are encountered by those delivering services in emergency situations. The field guide furnishes you with the tools and information that enhance service delivery through successful assessment, intervention and reporting of a host of issues. With information on a number of quality assessment tools, descriptions of psychological disorders, medications and medication interactions, drugs of abuse and reporting strategies, you have access to vital information and intervention strategies that will enable you to render a higher standard of care. The field guide also provides foundational knowledge in the area of psychological emergencies.
Easily fits in a pocket or EMT emergency bag.
The only pocket guide on the market specifically for psychological emergencies.
Includes quick assessment guidelines, medications and reactions.
Follows the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook Format
Available in a PDA version