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Advanced Paediatric Life Support, Australia and New Zealand

A Practical Approach to Emergencies

Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG)



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30 June 2017
Advanced Paediatric Life Support is the internationally renowned manual on emergency paediatric care, written to support the course run by the Advanced Life Support Group. This edition has been adapted specifically for use in Australia and New Zealand, with the latest procedures, medications and clinical best practice to match the guidelines of the Australia and New Zealand Resuscitation Councils. Using their structured approach, a tried and tested practical method of treating children during the crucial first few hours of a life threatening illness or injury, Advanced Paediatric Life Support is used by doctors, nurses and allied health professionals dealing with emergencies in children. Its clear layout and straightforward style make it a highly practical tool both for training and in the event of an emergency.

The sixth edition includes major new features bringing it right up to date, including:

Fully adapted for use in Australia and New Zealand, with updates to chapters on shock, the choking child, basic life support and cardiac arrest The latest International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 Guidelines The latest consensus guidelines on paediatric trauma Enhanced discussions on the importance of human factors A new and improved design including full colour photographs and diagrams Free access to the Wiley E-Text With this book at hand, all those providing care during paediatric emergencies can be confident in having comprehensive and authoritative guidance on the recognition and management of life threatening conditions necessary to save a child's life.
By:   Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG)
Imprint:   Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   6th Edition, Australia and New Zealand
Dimensions:   Height: 271mm,  Width: 214mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   1.050kg
ISBN:   9781119385462
ISBN 10:   1119385466
Series:   Advanced Life Support Group
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   30 June 2017
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG), Manchester UK, began life in 1990 and became a registered medical education charity in 1993. The organisation exists to preserve life by providing training and education to the general public and in particular but not exclusively to doctors, nurses and other members of the medical profession, in life saving techniques . The book is written and edited by Emergency Medicine specialists who are Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) trainers.

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