The Trauma Manual: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

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Andrew B. Peitzman, Timothy C. Fabian, Michael Rhodes, Donald M. Yealy, C. William Schwab
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Dec 10, 2012 - Medical - 798 pages

No member of the emergency room or trauma ward physician should be without this 4th edition of The Trauma Manual: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Designed to be used as a quick reference, this multidisciplinary pocket guide addresses all areas of trauma and emergency surgery with a list of key points at the end of each chapter.

In addition to a new section on the intensive care unit and an extended section on surgical emergencies, this manual also covers GI hemorrhage, hernias, bowel obstruction, pancreatitis, biliary tract disease, and other surgical challenges faced by trauma and emergency surgery personnel.

 

Organized in a chronological fashion following the usual events and phases of care after injury or acute surgical illness, this user-friendly manual is one guide every trauma surgeon, surgical resident, surgical critical care specialist, emergency medicine physician, and emergency or trauma nurse, will want to keep close by.

 

NEW TO THIS EDITION

 

* Additional section on the intensive care unit

* Extended section on surgical emergencies

* 5 new chapters covering:

-          Acute respiratory failure

-          Cardiovascular disease and monitoring

-          Multiple organ dysfunction

-          Soft tissue infections

-          The role of laparoscopy in emergency surgery

 

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Contents

Introduction to Trauma Care
1
Airway Management and Anesthesia
22
Initial Assessment and Resuscitation
35
Damage Control Surgery
51
Nutritional Intervention
73
Team Activation and Organization
101
InterventionalRadiology
121
Infections Antibiotic Prevention and Antibiotic Management
138
BurnsInhalationInjury
443
Priorities in the ICU Care of the Adult Trauma Patient
456
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
489
Acute Kidney Injury
508
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Open Abdomen
529
Support of the Organ Donor
545
Accidental and Therapeutic Hypothermia Cold Injury
554
Preparation Initial Resuscitation and Management of the Patient
569

Trauma Pain Management
162
Operating Room Practice
179
Injury Prevention
195
21A Trauma in Children
213
21B Trauma in Pregnant Women
228
Mechanism of Injury
241
MaxillofacialInjury
264
Spinal Cord and Spinal Column
287
Ophthalmic Injuries
308
Neck Trauma
315
Abdominal Trauma
357
Genitourinary Injuries
395
Peripheral Vascular Injuries
427
Bowel Obstruction
583
Acute Pancreatitis
606
Appendicitis
624
Inflammatory Diseases of the Intestines
643
Acute Anorectal Pain
657
Vascular Emergencies
672
Hernias
684
Laparoscopic Treatment of the Acute Abdomen
708
Scoring for Injury and Emergency Surgery
733
Frequently Used Forms
756
Index
773
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