As the required textbook for NAEMT's Trauma First Response course, PHTLS Trauma First Response delivers comprehensive, evidence-based guidelines culled from NAEMT's internationally renowned Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Seventh Edition text to help you provide the most effective pre-EMS trauma treatment. It's the perfect book for first responders, police, officers, firefighters, rescue personnel, and safety officers!
Features & Benefits
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
•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.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to PHTLS and TFR
Chapter 2 Mechanisms of Injury and Kinematics of Trauma
Chapter 3 Assessment of the Scene and Patient
Chapter 4 Airway and Breathing
Chapter 5 Circulation and Shock
Chapter 6 Disability: Brain and Spine Trauma
Chapter 7 Musculoskeletal Trauma
Chapter 8 Burn Trauma
Chapter 9 Environmental and Wilderness Trauma
Chapter 10 Pediatric and Geriatric Trauma
Chapter 11 Disaster Management and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Chapter 12 Golden Principles of Prehospital Trauma Care
previous edition 9780323077972,