Emergency War Surgery: The Survivalist's Medical Desk Reference

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2012 - Medical - 488 pages
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Military surgeons must assume a leadership role in combat casualty care in circumstances that are far less than ideal. This handbook provides much of the information needed to tackle these issues and features state-of-the-art principles and practices of forward trauma surgery as used by military physicians in far flung locations around the globe. Featuring nearly 200 illustrations demonstrating proper techniques, Emergency War Surgery is the most trusted and up-to-date manual offered by the Department of Defense for military medical personnel in the field.
 

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Contents

Levels of Medical Care
2-1
Triage
3-1
Aeromedical Evacuation
4-1
AirwayBreathing
5-1
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5-6
Shock and Resuscitation
7-1
Vascular Access
7-13
Infections
10-1
Wounds and Injuries of the Spinal Column and Cord
20-1
Pelvic Injuries
20-11
Extremity Fractures
23-1
OpenJoint Injuries
24-1
Amputations
25-1
Injuries to the Hands and Feet
26-1
Burn Injuries
28-1
Environmental Injuries
29-1

Damage Control Surgery
12-1
Face and Neck Injuries
13-1
Ocular Injuries
14-1
Head Injuries
15-1
Thoracic Injuries
16-1
Abdominal Injuries
17-1
Critical Care
17-11
Genitourinary Tract Injuries
18-1
Gynecologic Trauma and Emergencies
19-1
Radiological Injuries
30-1
Biological Warfare Agents
31-1
Chemical Injuries
32-1
Pediatric Care
33-1
Care of Enemy Prisoners of WarInternees
34-1
Principles of Medical Ethics A1 1
xv
Theater Joint Trauma Record A3 1
xxi
Index xxix
xxix
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The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare, and U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Handbook.

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