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Pearson eText -- for International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers -- Access Code Card, 9th Edition

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Pearson eText offers an affordable, simple-to-use mobile reading experience that lets instructors and students extend learning beyond class time. Learn more about Pearson eText.

Up-to-date guidelines and complete reorganization

  • The text conforms to the latest guidelines on trauma care from the American Heart Association, International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, and Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Expanded - Chapter 1 now discusses changes put forth by the Hartford Consensus with regard to scene safety and team-based, multidisciplinary trauma care.
  • Expanded - Chapter 19 now examines how advancing age increases mortality and identifies it as an independent risk factor for needing trauma care.
  • Revised - The text has been completely reorganized to reflect a more functional approach to the assessment and management of the trauma patient. It is now divided into four sections:
    • Essential Information
    • Foundational Knowledge
    • Special Populations
    • Appendices

Skills development

  • Management skills chapters follow each didactic chapter on a clinical topic to review the essential skills needed to manage the clinical situation.
  • Updated - Chapter 4 now includes updated techniques for managing hemorrhage, some of which reflect the latest experiences of the military during recent conflicts.
  • Updated - Chapters 11 and 12 now incorporate the current science and evolution of when to apply spinal motion restriction based on published guidelines.
  • Expanded - Chapter 13 now includes pelvic fractures, as associated with concurrent abdominal injuries.

Engaging practice opportunities and resources

  • Hands-on exercises throughout the text help readers apply knowledge and skills to simulated patients.
  • Case presentations draw on realistic scenarios and promote retention of key concepts.
  • Expanded - Text-specific online resources at pearsonhighered.com/bradyresources include the following online appendices:
    • Role of the Medical Helicopter
    • Heat Injuries
    • Cold Injuries
    • Drowning
    • Trauma Scoring in the Prehospital Care Setting
    • Tactical Casualty Care
    • Additional Skills
  • New - Step-by-step skills videos appear in the upgraded eText, including:
    • Cricothyrotomy (needle and surgical)
    • Wound packing
    • Tourniquet application
    • Chest seal application
    • Manual IO insertion
    • Needle decompression of tension pneumothorax
    • Supraglottic airway insertion
    • Log roll
  • New - Appendices have been added to the the print text. They are:
    • Standard Precautions
    • Analgesia and Pain Control for the Trauma Patient
    • Multicasualty Incidents and Triage

Connect with and motivate students – directly in your Pearson eText

  • Schedule readings to keep students on track: Instructors can create due dates for sections or chapters of their eText so that students know exactly what they need to read to come to class prepared. The mobile app also lets students set notifications to remind them of due dates.
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  • Help students focus on what they need to study: Students can make their Pearson eText their own by creating highlights with meaningful labels and notes. The customizable Notebook lets students easily filter, arrange, and group their notes in a way that makes sense to them.
  • Engage learners with compelling media: Videos bring key skills to life, helping students place what they are reading into context.
  • Help students see how reading is relevant to the course: Notes and highlights allow educators to share information directly with students within their eText. It’s easy to add your own personal teaching style to important topics, call out need-to-know details, or clarify difficult concepts.
  • Gain insight into how students use their eText: Reading analytics let educators see how students work in their eText so that you can plan more effective instruction.
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    • Straightforward setup makes it incredibly easy for educators to get students up and running quickly on the first day of class.
    • LMS integration provides institutions, instructors, and students with single sign-on access to your Pearson eText courses via Blackboard Learn, Canvas, Brightspace® by D2L, and Moodle.
  • Provide an affordable option: Pearson eText delivers the same high-quality content of a print book at an affordable price.

A decades-long leader in trauma education.
For over 30 years, International Trauma Life Support for Emergency Care Providers has been at the forefront of trauma education for all levels of prehospital emergency care worldwide. This complete resource is filled with practical, hands¿-on training that guides readers through the how’s and the why’s of all the skills needed for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of the trauma patient. The 9th edition reflects the latest and most effective approaches to prehospital trauma care, including a more functional approach to assessment and management.

For courses in basic and advanced trauma life support.

Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily customize the table of contents, schedule readings, and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class — motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. And, reading analytics offer insight into how students use the eText, helping educators tailor their instruction.

NOTE: This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card. For students purchasing this product from an online retailer, Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content and should only be purchased when required by your instructor. In addition to your purchase, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Traumatic Disease
2. Trauma Assessment and Management
3. Assessment Skills
4. Hemorrhage Control and Shock
5. Shock and Hemorrhage Control Skills
6. Airway Management
7. Airway Skills

8. Thoracic Trauma
9. Thoracic Trauma Skills
10. Spinal Trauma and Spinal Motion Restriction
11. Spine Management Skills
12. Head Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury
13. Abdominal Trauma
14. Extremity Trauma
15. Extremity Trauma Skills
16. Traumatic Arrest

17. Burns
18. Pediatric Trauma
19. Geriatric Trauma
20. Trauma in Pregnancy
21. The Impaired Patient

A. Standard Precautions
B. Analgesia and Pain Control for the Trauma Patient
C. Multicasualty Incidents and Triage

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