This is a Pageburst digital textbook; As the required textbook for NAEMT's Trauma First Response course, PHTLS Trauma First Response provides comprehensive, evidence-based trauma guidelines to help you confidently manage trauma patients in the critical moments before EMS arrives on the scene. Culled from the most current, evidence-based trauma treatment guidelines published in NAEMT's internationally renowned Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), 7th Edition, this proven approach to trauma management can assist you in providing the best pre-EMS trauma treatment to reduce patient morbidity and mortality.
Provides CEUs for First Responders; proceeds from the course go to the NAEMT and are used to support the EMS profession; helps you improve the quality of care (based on available research); can be incorporated into initial training or as a stand-alone continuing education course; promotes critical thinking as the foundation for providing quality care.
Trauma First Response is a one-day continuing education course that teaches the principles of the world-renowned Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course to those who havenÕt had advanced prehospital training, including first responders, police officers, firefighters, rescue personnel and safety officers. The lectures and practical stations are designed for the type of care non-EMS first responders can render to trauma patients while awaiting EMS patient transport or when assisting paramedics and EMTs at a trauma scene.
Comprehensive, evidenced-based coverage incorporates the latest research across all aspects of prehospital and first-response-level trauma in one convenient resource.
Heavily illustrated presentation guides you step-by-step through essential skills, including: