advanced trauma life support program

advanced trauma life support program

A formal set of procedures recommended for use by doctors dealing with severely injured people or those with catastrophic bleeding from disease. One of the central factors in the program is the treatment of shock from reduced blood volume by the immediate infusion of fluids.
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He worked with the American College of Surgeons to develop an Advanced Trauma Life Support Program and a PHTLS Program that have become world standards.
People don't think [accidents] are preventable, and when they happen people don't know how to treat them," said George Abi Sd, national chairman of the Advanced Trauma Life Support program in Lebanon.
In: Advanced Trauma Life Support Program for Physicians: Instructor Manual.
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