English | 2012 | ISBN: 0132157241 | 432 pages | PDF | 28 MB
Internationally recognized at the forefront of trauma education for all levels of emergency care, the 7th edition of International Trauma Life Support has been updated and refined to reflect the latest research and the most effective approaches in trauma patient care. New material has been added including information on hemorrhagic shock, blast injuries, and tourniquet procedures as well as updates to the assessment sequence. This new edition now features key terms, updated art and photos, as well as new case presentations and conforms to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR. Delving deeper into emergency trauma skills by providing the “how” and the “why” behind all methods, this new edition continues ITLS’s tradition of excellence to ensure learners get the most out of the few minutes they have to save their patients’ lives.
New Resource Central solution offering unique book-specific online resources for both learners and instructors including games, animations, additional trauma photos and much more!
Up-to-date information conforming to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR
New key terms and case presentations accompany each chapter to allow retention of key concepts
Management skills chapters follow the topic chapters to help reinforce learning
Current, updated information included on management of bleeding, triage schemes, decompression procedures and much more