For more than 30 years, International Trauma Life Support has been at the forefront of trauma education at all levels of emergency care worldwide. This practical, hands-on training offers a complete reference covering all skills necessary for rapid assessment, resuscitation, stabilization, and transportation of the trauma patient. Updated with new photos and the latest approaches to the care of the trauma patient, this seventh edition conforms to the most recent AHA/ILCOR guidelines for artificial ventilation and CPR. 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.