Instructor News

March 18, 2016 Written by

All ITLS Saskatchewan Instructors must complete their 8th edition update by April 1, 2016. If you have not done so your access to the instructor site will be disabled. This will not allow you to download the 8th edition materials. Please follow this link to ITLS International for instructions on home to complete your update. LINK TO 8th Edition Update

What's new with the 8th edition:

  • Complete revision of when to apply spinal motion restriction (SMR), based on current science and published guidelines
  • Discussion of hemorrhagic shock and the role of tranexamic acid (TXA) in the management of hemorrhage, updated with latest experiences and data from recent military conflicts
  • Emphasis on capnography as the standard for positioning of the endotracheal tube as well as the best way to assess for hyperventilation or hypoventilation
  • Changes to the sequencing of the ITLS Primary Survey, ITLS Ongoing Exam, and ITLS Secondary Survey
  • Examination of the changes in trauma care response put forth by the Hartford Consensus
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