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Paediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals, UK Edition, EPC VersionAuthors: American Academy of Pediatrics, College of Paramedics
Paediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) is the leading training course on the care of children in emergency and community settings written by the American Academy of Pediatrics. In the first ever United Kingdom edition, the book has been expanded and brought in line with guidance from the Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Authority, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Resuscitation Council UK.
Key Features of PEPP include:
- The Paediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT), the essence of the PEPP patient assessment method, which includes assessing appearance, work of breathing, and circulation to the skin.
- Case Studies provide an opportunity for critical thinking and encourage students to consider how they would treat a similar case in the field
- Procedures provide written step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important basic life support and advanced life support paediatric skills
Endorsed by the United Kingdom College of Paramedics, PEPP is essential reading for any healthcare professional working with children.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Paediatric Assessment
2. Using a Developmental Approach
3. Respiratory Emergencies
5. Resuscitation and Dysrhythmias
6. Medical Emergencies
8. Toxic Emergencies
9. Children in Disasters
10. Emergency Birth and Newborn Stabilisation
11. Children with Special Health Care Needs
12. Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) and Death of a Child
13. Child Maltreatment
14. Medico-legal and Ethical Considerations
15. Admission, Referral, and Discharge Considerations