Handbook of Trauma (2nd Revised edition)

Handbook of Trauma (2nd Revised edition)

By: Elmin Steyn (author), Mr. Andrew Nicol (author)Paperback

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The Handbook of Trauma is an invaluable resource for medical staff working in trauma units or emergency rooms. The text is clearly presented for quick reference, with drawings and other figures to explain the subject matter. The second edition of the Handbook of Trauma is fully updated to reflect advances and the latest guidelines in the field. It includes new chapters on the HIV patient in the emergency setting and nutrition for the injured patient. In addition, there is coverage of a broad spectrum of clinical situations in different settings.

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A. Nicol, E. Steyn

Contents

PART 1 RESUSCITATION AND EARLY MANAGEMENT ; 1. Prehospital Care ; 2. Initial Assessment ; 3. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation ; 4. Airway management ; 5. Shock and fluid therapy ; 6. Blood transfusion therapy ; 7. Emergency procedures ; 8. Practical aspects of the trauma laparotomy ; 9. Damage control surgery ; 10. Radiology ; 11. Pain management ; PART 2 REGIONAL INJURIES AND MANAGEMENT ; 12. Head injuries ; 13. Spinal Injuries ; 14. Maxillofacial injuries ; 15. Ear and nasal injuries ; 16. The injured eye ; 17. Injuries to the structures of the neck ; 18. Cardiac injuries ; 19. Blunt chest injuries ; 20. Penetrating chest injuries ; 21. Abdominal injuries ; 22. Splenic injuries ; 23. Liver injuries ; 24. Pancreatic injuries ; 25. Vascular injuries ; 26. Urinary tract injuries ; 27. Resuscitative management of the pelvic fracture ; 28. Crush injury and myoglobinaemia ; 29. H and injuries ; 30. Fractures and dislocations ; 31. Emergency care of the sexual assault survivor ; PART 3 HIGH RISK PATIENTS ; 32. Trauma in the elderly ; 33. The injured child ; 34. Trauma in pregnancy ; 35. HIV and trauma ; PART 4 SPECIFIC MECHANISMS OF INJURY AND THEIR MANAGEMENT ; 36. Burns ; 37. Barotrauma and decompression injury ; 38. Non-accidental trauma ; 39. Gunshot wounds and blast injuries ; 40. Bites and toxic stings ; PART 5 PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS ; 41. Respiratory failure ; 42. Accidental hypothermia ; 3. Acute renal dysfunction ; 44. Abdominal compartment syndrome ; 45. Antibiotic use in trauma ; 46. Nutritional support in trauma ; 47. Psychological trauma ; PART 6 TRAUMA-RELATED ISSUES ; 48. Scoring systems in trauma ; 49. Medicolegal aspects of trauma ; 50. Brain death and organ donation

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/07/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780195987478
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9780195987478
  • weight: 465
  • ISBN10: 0195987470
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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