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Jones Bartlett PHTLS Textbook

SKU: 50-438

Vendor Part Number: T70-041736-JB


PHTLS : Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Eight Edition from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT). This text is the next step in the evolution of the premier gobal prehospital trauma education program.

Replaces T70-041736-JB



The Eighth Edition of PHTLS continues the PHTLS mission to promote excellense in trauma patient management by all providers involved in the delivery of prehospital care through global education.

PHTLS teaches and reinforces the principals of rapidly assessing a trauma patient using an orderly approach, immediately treating life-threatening problems as they are identified, and minimizing any delays in initiating transport to an approporate destination.

Table of Contents:

Division 1  Introduction
  Chapter 1  PHTLS: Past, Present, and Future
  Chapter 2  Injury Prevention
Division 2  Assessment and Management 
  Chapter 3  The Science, Art, and Ethics of Prehospital Care: Principles, Preferences, and Critical Thinking
  Chapter 4  Physiology of Life and Death
  Chapter 5  Kinematics of Trauma
  Chapter 6  Scene Assessment
  Chapter 7  Patient Assessment and Management
  Chapter 8  Airway and Ventilation
  Chapter 9  Shock
Division 3  Specific Injuries 
  Chapter 10  Head Trauma
  Chapter 11  Spinal Trauma
  Chapter 12  Thoracic Trauma
  Chapter 13  Abdominal Trauma
  Chapter 14  Musculoskeletal Trauma
  Chapter 15  Burn Injuries
  Chapter 16  Pediatric Trauma
  Chapter 17  Geriatric Trauma
Division 4  Summary 
  Chapter 18  Golden Principles of Prehospital Trauma Care
Division 5  Mass Causalities and Terrorism 
  Chapter 19  Disaster Management
  Chapter 20  Explosions and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Division 6  Special Considerations 
  Chapter 21  Environmental Trauma I: Heat and Cold
  Chapter 22  Environmental Trauma II: Lightning, Drowning, Diving, and Altitude
  Chapter 23  Wilderness Trauma Care
  Chapter 24  Civilian Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS)