From the Back Cover
International Trauma Life Support, 7e
Internationally recognized at the forefront of trauma education for all levels of emergency care, the 7th edition of International Trauma Life Support has been updated and refined to reflect the latest research and the most effective approaches in trauma patient care. New material has been added including information on hemorrhagic shock, blast injuries, and tourniquet procedures as well as updates to the assessment sequence. This new edition now features key terms, updated art and photos, as well as new case presentations and conforms to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR. Delving deeper into emergency trauma skills by providing the “how” and the “why” behind all methods, this new edition continues ITLS’s tradition of excellence to ensure learners get the most out of the few minutes they have to save their patients’ lives.
- New Resource Central solution offering unique book-specific online resources for both learners and instructors including games, animations, additional trauma photos and much more!
- Up-to-date information conforming to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR
- New key terms and case presentations accompany each chapter to allow retention of key concepts
- Management skills chapters follow the topic chapters to help reinforce learning
- Current, updated information included on management of bleeding, triage schemes, decompression procedures and much more
- Full online course material available
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Other Titles of Interest:
Dalton/Limmer/Mistovich/Werman, Emergency Medical Patients: Assessment, Care, and Transport, (0-13-511914-6)
Bledsoe/Porter/Cherry, Essentials of Paramedic Care, 2nd Ed. Update (0-13-215689-X)
Colbert/Ankney/Bledsoe, Essentials of A&P for Emergency Care (0-13-218012-X)
Walraven, Basic Arrhythmias, 7th Ed. (0-13-500238-9)
About the Author
John E. Campbell, MD, FACEP
Dr. Campbell received his B.S. degree in pharmacy from Auburn University in 1966 and his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1970. He has been in the practice of Emergency Medicine for 36 years, practicing in Alabama, Georgia, New Mexico, and Texas. He became interested in prehospital care in 1972 when he was asked to teach a basic EMT course to members of the Clay County Rescue Squad. He is still an honorary member of that outstanding group. Since then, he has served as medical director of many EMT and paramedic training programs. He recently retired as the Medical Director for EMS and Trauma for the State of Alabama.
From the original basic trauma life support course developed an international organization of teachers of trauma care called “International Trauma Life Support, Inc.,” or ITLS. Dr. Campbell has served as its president since the inception of the organization.
Dr. Campbell is the author of the first edition of the Basic Trauma Life Support textbook and has continued to be the editor through to this new edition, now entitled International Trauma Life Support for Prehospital Care Providers. He also is the co-author of Homeland Security and Emergency Medical Response.
He was a member of the first faculty of Emergency Medicine at the School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham. In 1991 he was the first recipient of the American College of Emergency Medicine’s EMS Award for outstanding achievement of national significance in the area of EMS. In 2001 he received the Ronald D. Stewart Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of EMS Physicians. He is currently retired from clinical practice and resides on his farm in Camp Hill, Alabama.