International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers, 9th edition

Overview

For courses in basic and advanced trauma life support.

A decades-long leader in trauma education
For over 30 years, International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers has been at the forefront of trauma education for all levels of prehospital emergency care worldwide. This complete resource is filled with practical, handsͭon training that guides readers through the how’s and the why’s of all the skills needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of the trauma patient. The 9th edition reflects the latest and most effective approaches to prehospital trauma care, including a more functional approach to assessment and management.

Table of contents

SECTION 1: ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
1. Introduction to Traumatic Disease
2. Trauma Assessment and Management
3. Assessment Skills
4. Hemorrhage Control and Shock
5. Shock and Hemorrhage Control Skills
6. Airway Management
7. Airway Skills

SECTION 2: FOUNDATIONAL KNOWLEDGE
8. Thoracic Trauma
9. Thoracic Trauma Skills
10. Spinal Trauma and Spinal Motion Restriction
11. Spine Management Skills
12. Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury
13. Abdominal Trauma
14. Extremity Trauma
15. Extremity Trauma Skills
16. Traumatic Arrest

SECTION 3: SPECIAL POPULATIONS
17. Burns
18. Pediatric Trauma
19. Geriatric Trauma
20. Trauma in Pregnancy
21. The Impaired Patient

Appendices
A. Standard Precautions
B. Analgesia and Pain Control for the Trauma Patient
C. Multicasualty Incidents and Triage

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Published by Pearson (November 4th 2019) - Copyright © 2020