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International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By ITLS, John R. Campbell

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 22, 2011

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For more than 30 years, International Trauma Life Support has been at the forefront of trauma education at all levels of emergency care worldwide. This practical, hands-on training offers a complete reference covering all skills necessary for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of the trauma patient. Updated with new photos and the latest approaches to the care of the trauma patient, this seventh edition conforms to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR.

 

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Table of Contents

1.      Scene Size Up

2.      Trauma Assessment and Management

3.      Assessment Skills

4.      Airway Management

5.      Airway Skills

6.      Thoracic Trauma

7.      Thoracic Trauma Skills

8.      Shock

9.      Vascular Access Skills

10.  Head Trauma

11.  Spinal Trauma

12.  Spinal Trauma Skills

13.  Abdominal Trauma

14.  Extremity Trauma

15.  Extremity Trauma Skills

16.  Burns

17.  Pediatric Trauma

18.  Geriatric Trauma

19.  Trauma in Pregnancy

20.  The Impaired Patient

21.  Trauma Arrest

22.  Standard Precautions

Appendix A            Optional Skills

Appendix B            Communications with the Receiving Hospital

Appendix C            Multiple Casualty Incidents and Triage

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International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$30.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-215756-8