PTLS

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PTLSPotocki-Lupski Syndrome (genes)
PTLSPost Tubal Ligation Syndrome
PTLSPrehospital Trauma Life Support (emergency medical training)
PTLSPercentage of Tracheal Luminal Stenosis (animal medicine)
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PHTLS: Prehospital Trauma Life Support, 9th Edition (online access included)
(3,4) Mitigation strategies fielded to medics and corpsman are based upon the concepts of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and vary in some respects from those advocated by the civilian prehospital trauma life support. TCCC is focused on causes of preventable death on the battlefield and has a greater emphasis on tourniquets (combat application tourniquets), hemostatic dressings (Combat Gauze, Combat Medical Systems, Fayetteville, NC), needle decompression of tension pneumothoraces, and surgical airways.