Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach e-book

SWASFT staff and students now have free access to the new Pre-Hospital Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach e-book from Advanced Life Support Group.

This practical book, written especially for pre–hospital staff, provides all the information needed to deal with children in life threatening situations before arriving at hospital. Complementing the best–selling Advanced Paediatric Life Support, this new edition reflects recent developments in practice, and covers the indispensable knowledge required for paediatric emergency care in the pre–hospital setting.

Pre-H Paed Life Support

Fully updated, this manual includes material on all stages of pre–hospital care; from recognition and practical procedures to the important issues of paediatric practice in the field.

  • Quick–to–follow algorithms of ′at–the–scene′ procedures
  • Based upon the protocols that ensure a smooth transfer from pre–hospital to hospital care
  • Internationally recognised course training resource

Offering an authoritative guide to the care of the seriously ill or injured child, Pre–Hospital Paediatric Life Support is an essential tool for ambulance staff, general practitioners and community healthcare workers.

The book can be accessed via

Note you will need a SWASFT NHS Athens account to access (staff and students can self-register at )

A list of ebooks available with a SWASFT Athens account can be found at and other information resources are available via the main SWASFT library page