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Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide, ACLS Version [Spiral-bound]

Paula Derr , Laura Criddle , Rhienna Guedry , Albert Carranza , Windy- Ayres Wray
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April 30, 2011 1890495581 978-1890495589 7
The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing now contains the 2010 AHA updates. The Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade. The Pocket Guide consolidates the critical information found in desk references into a convenient 3"x5" pocket-size format that is handy enough to take with you anywhere. The newly updated Seventh Edition features the 2010 AHA Algorithms, updated poisons, emergency medications, and common drugs sections, as well as updated pediatric medications, a revised Spanish section, clear ECG rhythm images, and straightforward medical emergency treatments. Additional topics covered include Hemodynamic Values/Outcomes, an IV compatibility chart and Stroke Management.


Product Details

  • Spiral-bound: 193 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 7 edition (April 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1890495581
  • ISBN-13: 978-1890495589
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 2.8 x 5.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #154,832 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars kim May 23, 2011
By kim
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I'm a long time ER nurse and this is a updated and perfect, quick reference for all your emergency needs.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Money Well Spent October 11, 2011
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I am an emt currently in paramedic school; I bought this pocket guide and it has been a real help. I have the same app on my phone, but sometimes you dont have the chance to use your phone....Five stars, has all the information I need in a concise, abbreviated manner very good tool.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quick Resouces in critical moments!!! August 12, 2011
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This book is amazing!!!
I have had many, many field guide books as an EMT!
This one is by far my favorite!
It is so useful in the time of need when in the field!!!
This book is packed with so much information: algorithms, medications/drugs, Spanish dictionary, medical emergencies, lab values, PEDIATRIC info, and much, much more!!!
WONDERFUL PRODUCT for new and old EMTS!!!!
(Remember, the day you stop learning is the day you need to retire!!!)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent. November 27, 2011
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Useful shifts in the emergency department and also in the areas of general surgery and trauma surgery. I use in routine medical care pre-hospital and intensive care unit. I recommend
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Resource July 2, 2011
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This is an excellent resource. The tabs make it easy to skip to the desired section. The information is clear and concise.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, helpful, concise May 2, 2012
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Nice short, lightweight, easy to read manual that covers key emergency medicine, critical care, including ACLS, protocols, treatments, and presentations
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars pocket guide January 4, 2012
By Becca
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I love this little book. Lots of information and easily fits into one of my scrub pockets. I would recommend this product for most healthcare providers.
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4.0 out of 5 stars good pocket guide May 10, 2014
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I use this at work constantly. Great little pocket guide for any emergency you can imagine. I use the pharmacology section the most. Only suggestion would be more rhythm strip examples. Otherwise great.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Breaks it down.
I love how this book breaks everything down for you, and there are some good examples of the heart rhythms in there if you are rusty on them like I am. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Poorbeaners
5.0 out of 5 stars used this for ACLS class
our ACLS is all online and instead of scrolling through the 200+ page booklet, i was able to just keep this handy and passed all my simulations right away. Read more
Published 3 months ago by J. Cole
5.0 out of 5 stars Convenient
Nice little guide to use either as a student or professional. I'll be starting a new job in the ICU next week and figured a guide like this one would come in handy one day...
Published 4 months ago by Jessica
5.0 out of 5 stars The best
Every er nurse should get this pocket book. A great form of reference you don't have to worry about bulky book
Published 4 months ago by Best
5.0 out of 5 stars Great thing to have in your pocket!
I have only been a medic for a short time but this is very handy to have. I carry mine in my pocket all the time.
Published 4 months ago by Beverly Brinker
5.0 out of 5 stars I LOVE IT
I REALLY LIKE THIS LITTLE BOOK IS VERY HELPFUL ANY TIME IN THE FIELD EVERY THING IS IN THERE, I RECOMENDED
Published 5 months ago by Rosa Maria Rabena
5.0 out of 5 stars Best handbook ever to have.
It is very structured if the person have medical knowledge and know how to classify information. I got it as a guide. It is very useful
Published 6 months ago by Cerilien Lamy
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it.
All sorts of important info at my fingertips. Very compact. If I had any constructive criticism it would be that I would have liked the paper to be a bit thicker.
Published 7 months ago by Linda A Webb
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Nursing Resource.
Love it
This handy little book is essential for any Acute care setting.

Great resources for nursing students as well!!
Published 8 months ago by Charity Putnam
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome quick review guide!
Great pocket guide for EMTs/medics/nurses. Good layout, easy to read, and find what you're looking for, all information is relevant to emergency and critical care.
Published 8 months ago by Nicole
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