Principles of Advanced Trauma Care

Principles of Advanced Trauma Care

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Students in EMT-Paramedic courses need to know the most recent developments in trauma care. This book provides you with an excellent overview on the principles of trauma care, followed by field techniques for assessment and triage of the patient. Specific trauma injuries are detailed. Treatment methods are covered for the field, emergency department, and special situations material on new procedures, techniques and equipment will add to readers' skills in advanced life support systems. Chapters include field case studies and references to current literature sources in trauma management.Key features:* Addresses the causes of specific injuries* Includes review and study questions* Meets 1999 DOT national Standard Curriculum for the EMT-paramedic* Offers scenarios that apply concepts to patient situations(EMS, emergency care, EMT, trauma care, EMT-Paramedic, nursing, emergency medical services, trauma, triage, paramedic)Upon arrival at the scene of an apartment fire, you are led to a 23-year-old female who has suffered burns over 30% of her body, including the face, neck, and scalp . The burns appear to ... Advanced Burn Life Support Course Manual. 2nd ed.

Title:Principles of Advanced Trauma Care
Author:Michael W. Hubble, Johnsie Page Hubble
Publisher:Delmar Pub - 2001-08-01


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