PHTLS Trauma First Response

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Confidently manage the immediate needs of trauma patients with proven first response strategies!

  • Comprehensive, evidenced-based coverage reflects the latest research across all aspects of prehospital and first-response-level trauma in one convenient resource.
  • Heavily illustrated presentation guides you step-by-step through essential skills.
  • Scenarios and Scenario Solutions challenge you to apply treatment concepts to realistic situations.
  • Unparalleled kinematics coverage helps you understand and effectively manage impact trauma.
  • Chapter Objectives and closing Summaries break down must-know information for easier understanding.
  • Dedicated chapters on Burn Trauma and Disaster Management detail the latest management techniques and protocols for these critical areas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323077972
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 3/21/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 370
  • Sales rank: 629,550
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to PHTLS

2. Mechanisms of Injury and Kinematics of Trauma

3. Assessment of the Scene and Patient

4. Airway Breathing

5. Shock

6. Disability Ð Brain and Spine Trauma

7. Musculoskeletal Trauma

8. Burn Trauma

9. Environmental and Wilderness Trauma

10. Special Populations: Pediatric and Geriatric Trauma

11. Disaster Management

12. Golden Principles of Prehospital Trauma Care

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