PHTLS Prehospital Trauma Life Support / Edition 7

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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. Tailored expressly for the military environment, the last 12 chapters of this book reflect the special considerations of the military. These unique chapters are written by the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Committee on Trauma, the leading body that oversees trauma care.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323065030
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 783
  • Sales rank: 377,815
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Table of Contents

Division 1: Energy and Injury

1. PHTLS Past, Present, and Future (previously, Introduction to PHTLS)

2. Injury Prevention

3. NEW! Art and Science of Medicine

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: Mass Casualties and Terrorism

18. Disaster Management

19. Explosives and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

Division 6: Special Considerations

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

Division 7: Military Medicine

24. Introduction to Tactical Combat Casualty Care

25. Care Under Fire

26. Tactical Field Care

27. Tactical Evacuation Care

28. Aeromedical Evacuation in a Combat Theater

29. NEW! Joint Theater Trauma System

30. Triage in Tactical Combat Casualty Care

31. Injuries from Explosives

32. NEW! Treatment of Burn Casualties in TCCC

33. NEW! TCCC Casualty Response Planning

34. Medical Support of Urban Operations

35. Ethical Considerations for the Combat Medic


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