TSgt, USAF This book is dedicated to all Pararescuemen, past and present, who use their skill, training, courage and ingenuity so That Others May Live
Introduction This handbook is designed to provide concise information regarding management of patients in austere environments. It is a ‘quick reference’ and is not meant to provide detailed discussions of physiological events. You are expected to provide the standard of care for your EMT certification, including the unique skills native to Pararescue.
Note: No handbook can anticipate every tactical and/or medical situation that might occur in a rescue. When faced with adverse situations, a PJ and his team will have to improvise, adapt, and overcome. Always keep in mind the mission, your safety, and your patient’s safety. References used in the preparation of this handbook include, but were not limited to: Brady Paramedic Emergency Care, Bledsoe, et al., Prentice Hall
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