ABC of Major Trauma

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David V. Skinner, Peter A. Driscoll
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 29, 2013 - Medical - 240 pages
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Prehospital care is a growing area in medicine, and emergency treatments are becoming more sophisticated as the potential to save lives grow.

The fourth edition of this ABC has been thoroughly updated and includes new chapters on nuclear and biological emergencies.

Each chapter gives concise and clear guidance and is accompanied by excellent photographs and diagrams.

Edited and written by leading UK trauma authorities, this is a truly comprehensive and practical book for everyday use by emergency medicine staff, nurses, hospital doctors, paramedics, and ambulance services.

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Contents

Preface
Initial Assessment and Management
The Upper Ainvay
Acknowledgement
Diagnostic adiuncts to the secondary survey
Limb lniuries
Eye lniuries
Further reading
Further reading
Handling Distressed Relatives and Breaking
Trauma in the Elderly
AMPLE
Prehospital Trauma Care
Transfer of the Trauma Patient
Management of Severe Burns
Further reading

Radiological Assessment
Ultrasound
References
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David Skinner, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Peter Driscoll, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK

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