ATLS Advanced Trauma Life Support 10th Edition Student Course Manual

Shane Brun

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The 10th edition of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Student Course Manual reflects several changes designed to enhance the educational content and visual presentation of the prior edition.

Each chapter was rewritten and revised to ensure clear coverage of the most up-to-date scientific content, including updated references. New to the 10th edition are:

Completely revised skills stations based on unfolding scenarios
Emphasis on the trauma team, including a new Teamwork section at the end of each chapter and a new appendix focusing on Team Resource Management in ATLS
Expanded Pitfalls features in each chapter to identify correlating preventive measures meant to avoid the pitfalls
Additional skills in local hemorrhage control, including wound packing and tourniquet application
Addition of the new Glasgow Coma Scale
An update of terminology regarding spinal immobilization to emphasize restriction of spinal motion
Many new photographs and medical illustrations, as well as updated management algorithms, throughout the manual
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationATLS Advanced Trauma Life Support 10th Edition Student Course Manual
PublisherAmerican College of Surgeons
ISBN (Print)0996826238
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes


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