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Advanced Trauma Life Support


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 - INITIAL ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT
2 - AIRWAY AND VENTILATORY MANAGEMENT
3 - SHOCK
4 - THORACIC TRAUMA
5 - ABDOMINAL TRAUMA
6 - HEAD TRAUMA
7 - SPINE AND SPINAL TRAUMA
8 - MUSCOLOSKELETAL TRAUMA
9 - INJURIES DUE TO BURNS AND COLD
10- PEDIATRIC TRAUMA
11- TRAUMA IN WOMEN
12- TRANSFER TO DEFINITIVE CARE

PROCEDURES:
ADULT OROTRACHEAL INTUBATION
ADULT NASOTRACHEAL INTUBATION
INFANT OROTRACHEAL INTUBATION
CRICOTHYROIDOTOMY
PERIPHERAL VENOUS ACCESS
FEMORAL VENIPUNCTURE
SUBCLAVIAN VENIPUNCTURE
INTERNAL JUGULAR VENIPUNCTURE
INTRAOSSEOUS PUNCTURE SAPHENOUS VENOUS CUTDOWN
NEEDLE THORACENTESIS
CHEST TUBE INSERTION
PERICARDIOCENTESIS
DIAGNOSTIC PERITONEAL LAVAGE



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