Prehospital Trauma Life Support

Prehospital Trauma Life Support

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As the required textbook for NAEMT'S worldwide prehospital trauma life support course, Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is the comprehensive, internationally renowned resource for learning basic and advanced prehospital trauma skills and concepts. Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition provides trauma treatment and guidelines that are proven to reduce morbidity and mortality. Submit your application to become a Course Site today.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 182.88 x 256.54 x 22.86mm | 929.86g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0323065023
  • 9780323065023
  • 165,861

Table of contents

Division 1: Energy and Injury 1. PHTLS Past, Present, and Future 2. Injury Prevention 3. Art and Science of Medicine NEW! 4. Assessment of Kinematics Division 2: Assessment and Management 5. Scene Assessment and Management 6. Patient Assessment and Management 7. Airway and Ventilation Assessment and Management 8. Shock Assessment and Management Division 3: Specific Injuries 9. Head Trauma 10. Spinal Trauma 11. Thoracic Trauma 12. Abdominal Trauma 13. Musculoskeletal Trauma 14. Burn Trauma 15. Pediatric Trauma 16. Geriatric Trauma Division 4: Summary 17. Golden Principles of Prehospital Trauma Care Division 5: Special Considerations 18. Disaster Management 19. Explosives and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction 20. Environmental Trauma I: Heat and Cold 21. Environmental Trauma II: Drowning, Lightning, Diving, and Altitude 22. Wilderness Trauma Care 23. Civilian Tactical Emergency Medical Support Glossary Index

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