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International Trauma Life Support For Emergency Care Providers

International Trauma Life Support For Emergency Care Providers

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  • Author: Adam Campbell
  • ISBN: 9789332535046
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Edition: 7th
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 410 pages
  • Language: English

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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. Features Conforms to the newest AHA/ILCOR guidelines for emergency cardiac care. Updated and refined to reflect the latest and most effective approaches to the care of the trauma patient.

  • The discussion of hemorrhagic shock has been updated with the experience of the military during the recent conflicts.
  • Recent studies on chest wall thickness and the current controversy over which site to use to decompress a tension pneumothorax are discussed.
  • Procedures have been added for use of a tourniquet and use of hemostatic agents.
  • Insertion of an IO needle by use of the EZ-IO system has been added.
  • A discussion of blast injuries has been added.
  • The latest recommendations for post-exposure prophylaxis have been updated.
  • Personal watercraft injuries has been updated and expanded. Other general changes include:
    • The addition of Key Terms.
    • New case presentations for all chapters.
    • Updated Bibliographies.
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Weight 1.120 kg
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