Textbook of Head Injury
Steven K. Gudeman
Saunders, 1989 - Medical - 553 pages
Highly qualified experts present information on the medical/surgical management of head injury. Emphasizing an aggressive approach, this text follows the head injured patient through acute care diagnosis, management, and treatment. Coverage also includes pediatric head injuries, anesthesia problems, nutritional needs, legal issues, sport injuries, emergency care, and more. 35 experts contribute.
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EMERGENCY ROOM MANAGEMENT OF
HEAD INJURY AND MULTISYSTEM TRAUMA
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