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For basic trauma life support courses.
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 complete reference is filled with practical, hands-on training that guides readers through the hows and whys behind all of the skills necessary for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilisation, and transportation of the trauma patient.
Updated with the latest approaches to the care of the trauma patient, this Eighth Edition conforms to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR. This new edition continues ITLS’s tradition of excellence to ensure learners get the most out of the few minutes they have to save their patients’ lives.
Trauma Assessment and Management??
Thoracic Trauma Skills??
Vascular Access Skills??
Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury??
Spinal Trauma and Patient-Centred Spinal Motion Restriction??
Spine Management Skills??
Extremity Trauma Skills??
Trauma in Pregnancy??
The Impaired Patient??
Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions??
ISBN: 9780134130798 ISBN-10: 0134130790 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 432 Published: 16th September 2015 Publisher: Pearson Education (US) Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 8 Edition Type: Revised