General Surgery, Volume 2

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Office of the Surgeon General. Department of the Army, 1955 - Surgery, Military - 417 pages
 

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Contents

Transportable anesthetic apparatus
60
Sample distribution of surgical procedures in Mediterranean North African campaigns 194344
70
Administration of Pentothal Sodium anesthesia
75
Chapter Page
81
Summary sheet for collection of data on abdominal injuries
84
Distribution of injuries and deaths in 3154 abdominal injuries by hospital in stallation
89
Distribution in relation to intensity of combat of 3154 abdominal injuries
90
Regional distribution of wounds and deaths in 3154 abdominal injuries
91
Distribution of univisceral and multivisceral wounds in 3154 abdominal injuries
92
Comparative percentages of univisceral and multivisceral injuries in various recorded series of abdominal wounds
93
Distribution of causative missiles in 3052 abdominal injuries
97
Influence of timclag in 2803 abdominal injuries
104
Timelag multiplicity factor and case fatality rates in 2926 abdominal injuries
106
Multiplicity factor and case fatality rates in wounds of various viscera
109
Multiplicity factor and case fatality rates in various recorded series of abdominal injuries
111
Associated wounds in 2315 abdominal injuries with case fatality rates
113
Distribution of 659 major fractures pelvis femur and humerus in 1403 associ ated injuries
114
Case fatality rates in 527 abdominal injuries complicated by 1 associated injury
115
Case fatality rates in 142 abdominal injuries complicated by 3 associated injuries
116
Replacement therapy in relation to degree of shock in 957 traumatic gastro intestinal perforations
122
Average replacement therapy in relation to degree of shock in 957 gastroin
125
Distribution of wounds and deaths in 312 traumatic eviscerations
173
Primary cause of death and time of death in 94 traumatic eviscerations
175
Timelag and case fatality rates in 203 traumatic eviscerations
176
Anesthetic agents used in 3154 abdominal injuries
182
Techniques of anesthesia in 3154 abdominal injuries
183
Abdominal incisions and wound dehiscences in 2258 abdominal injuries
191
Wound dehiscences in relation to techniques of closure in 2258 abdominal in juries 192
192
Wound dehiscences in relation to techniques of retention suturing in 2121
194
Comparative case fatality rates from peritonitis in 2410 abdominal injuries
198
Antibacterial therapy and case fatality rates in 1526 abdominal injuries
199
Antibacterial therapy and case fatality rates in 2410 abdominal injuries
200
Number Page 26 Resuscitation tent in field hospital in Italy winter 194445
205
Pulmonary complications in 3090 abdominal injuries
206
Chapter Page
213
Primary causes of death according to time of death in 737 abdominal injuries
214
Injuries and deaths according to age in 3154 abdominal injuries
216
Case fatality rates according to viscus wounded in 3154 abdominal injuries
218
Number Page 38 Essential data in 416 gastric wounds
223
Comparative distribution of gastric wounds in various recorded series of ab dominal injuries
224
Case fatality rates in relation to type of injury in 416 gastric wounds
226
Multiplicity factor and case fatality rates in 416 gastric wounds
227
Case fatality rates in gastric wounds complicated by other visceral wounds
228
Surgical approaches in 412 gastric wounds
229
Primary cause of death in relation to time of death in 169 gastric wounds
232
Essential data in 118 duodenal wounds
235
Causes of death in 31 primarily fatal jejunoileal wounds
253
Essential data in 1222 wounds of colon and rectum
255
Case fatality rates in 191 thoracoabdominal injuries involving the colon
256
Timelag and case fatality rates in 1222 wounds of colon and rectum
257
Timelag multiplicity factor and case fatality rates in 1155 injuries of colon and rectum
258
Degree of shock timelag and case fatality rates in 1140 injuries of colon and rectum
260
Location of injury type of operation and case fatality rates in 1222 wounds of colon and rectum
261
Types of colostomy
263
Types of colostomy
264
Types of colostomy
265
Technique and case fatality rates in 273 wounds of ascending colon
266
Technique and case fatality rates in 119 wounds of descending colon
267
Technique and case fatality rates in 116 wounds of extraperitoneal rectum
268
Technique and case fatality rates in 9 wounds of ascending and descending colon
269
Site of injury and case fatality rates in 328 univisceral wounds of colon and rec tum
271
Primary causes of death in 397 injuries of colon and rectum
272
Essential data in 829 hepatic wounds
275
Surgical approaches in 432 hepatic wounds
279
Essential data in 62 pancreatic wounds
285
Multiplicity factor and case fatality rates in 62 pancreatic wounds
286
Influence of specific additional organs wounded on case fatality rates in 61 multi
287
visceral pancreatic wounds
288
Chapter Page
291
Essential data in 341 splenic wounds
292
Degree of shock types of wound and case fatality rates in 319 splenic wounds
294
Methods of treatment in 340 splenic wounds
295
Surgical approaches in 337 splenic wounds
296
Wounds of the Great Vessels of the Abdomen 75 Casualties
317
Retroperitoneal Hematoma 207 Casualties
325
The Management of Colostomies
337
Exteriorization of damaged sigmoid
341
Rightsided colostomy
345
Fecal fistula into extraperitoneal rectosigmoid
346
Double stoma in transverse colon with complete division of bowel
347
Resection for injuries of descending colon
348
Lumbar colostomy
349
Excessive protrusion of transverse colon and mucosal eventration with incom plete division of bowel
350
Sigmoid colostomy
351
Revision of sigmoid colostomy
354
Left inguinal colostomy
355
Resection for injuries of descending colon
363
Proximal colostomy in descending colon for wounds of rectosigmoid
366
Proximal colostomy in transverse colon for wounds of rectosigmoid
367
Exteriorization of damaged sigmoid colon
368
Rightsided colostomy
369
Index
373

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