Phtls Prehospital Trauma Life Support (includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access) by Naemt NaemtPhtls Prehospital Trauma Life Support (includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access) by Naemt Naemt

Phtls Prehospital Trauma Life Support (includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access)

byNaemt Naemt

Paperback | November 24, 2014

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Are you ready to get started with PHTLS? Experience PHTLS for yourself by previewing a free module from PHTLS Online. Then, complete the NAEMT Instructor Course and learn more about the simple steps to become a PHTLS instructor here. To learn more about becoming an NAEMT Course site, visit this page.Each new print copy of PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Eighth Edition also includes an access code that unlocks a complete eBook and skills videos.PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Eighth Edition is the premier and proven global prehospital trauma education program from NAEMT. For three decades, PHTLS has improved the quality of trauma patient care and has saved lives. The Eighth Edition of PHTLS continues the PHTLS mission to promote excellence in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care through global education.This legendary program was first developed by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in the early 1980s in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT). Its medical content is continuously revised and updated to reflect current, state-of-the-art knowledge and practice. PHTLS promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care. It is based on the belief that EMS practitioners make the best decisions on behalf of their patients when given a good foundation of knowledge and key principles. The Eighth Edition of PHTLS features a new chapter, Physiology of Life and Death. This chapter creates a solid understanding of the physiology of life and pathophysiology that can lead to death. This understanding is essential for the prehospital care provider if abnormalities are to be found and addressed quickly in the trauma patient.
Title:Phtls Prehospital Trauma Life Support (includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access)Format:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:November 24, 2014Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284041735

ISBN - 13:9781284041736

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Table of Contents

Division One: IntroductionChapter 1: PHTLS: Past, Present, and FutureChapter 2: Injury PreventionDivision Two: Assessment and ManagementChapter 3: The Science, Art, and Ethics of Prehospital Care: Principles, Preferences, and Critical ThinkingChapter 4: Physiology of Life and DeathChapter 5: Kinematics of TraumaChapter 6: Scene AssessmentChapter 7: Patient Assessment and ManagementChapter 8: Airway and VentilationChapter 9: ShockDivision Three: Specific InjuriesChapter 10: Head TraumaChapter 11: Spinal TraumaChapter 12: Thoracic TraumaChapter 13: Abdominal TraumaChapter 14: Musculoskeletal TraumaChapter 15: Burn InjuriesChapter 16: Pediatric TraumaChapter 17: Geriatric TraumaDivision Four: SummaryChapter 18: Golden Principles of Prehospital Trauma CareDivision Five: Mass Causalities and TerrorismChapter 19: Disaster ManagementChapter 20: Explosions and Weapons of Mass DestructionDivision Six: Special ConsiderationsChapter 21: Environmental Trauma I: Heat and ColdChapter 22: Environmental Trauma II: Lightning, Drowning, Diving, and AltitudeChapter 23: Wilderness Trauma CareChapter 24: Civilian Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS)