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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 7/30/2007.
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This practical, hands-on training book offers Paramedics and advanced providers a complete reference covering all skills necessary for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of the trauma patient. For more than 25 years, ITLS has been at the forefront of trauma education at all levels of prehospital care worldwide. This latest edition continues the tradition of excellence by refining and updating the rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transport of the trauma patient. This expanded edition conforms to the most recent AHA guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR. New key features include: new flow sheets, new and expanded appendices, including Tactical EMS, updated photo and art program through out, and a CD-ROM with review questions, games, animations, and much more!For advanced providers, EMS workers, and nurses, MDs, and others in the trauma care field. Its comprehensive appendices make this book an excellent handy reference.
Table of Contents
|Table of Contents|
|Assessment and Initial Management of the Trauma Patient|
|Patient Assessment Skills|
|Initial Airway Management|
|Airway Management Skills|
|Thoracic Trauma Skills|
|Shock Evaluation and Management|
|Fluid Resuscitation Skills|
|Spine Management Skills|
|Extremity Trauma Skills|
|Trauma in Children|
|Trauma in the Elderly|
|Trauma in Pregnancy|
|Patients Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs|
|The Trauma Cardiopulmonary Arrest|
|Standard Precautions in the Prehospital Setting|
|Digital Intubation Optional Skill|
|Transillumination (Lighted Stylet)Optional Skill|
|Translaryngeal Jet Ventilation Optional Skill|
|Pharyngotracheal Lumen Airway Optional Skill|
|Esophageal Tracheal Combitube Optional Skill|
|King LT-D AirwayOptional Skill|
|Laryngeal Mask AirwayOptional Skill|
|Adult Intraosseous InfusionOptional Skill|
|Rapid Sequence Intubation|
|Communications with the Receiving Hospital|
|Documentation: The Patient Care Record|
|Trauma Care in the Cold|
|Role of the Medical Helicopter|
|Trauma Scoring in the Prehospital Care Setting|
|Drowning, Barotrauma, and Decompression Injury|
|Injury Prevention and the Role of the EMS Provider|
|Multicasualty Incidents and Triage|
|Agricultural Rescue Course Overview|
|ITLS Access Overview|
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