Key Clinical Topics in Trauma

Key Clinical Topics in Trauma

By: Keith Porter (author), Derek Burke (author), Ian Greaves (author)Paperback

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Key Clinical Topics in Trauma presents a brand new addition to the Key Clinical Topics series. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, comprising 100 carefully selected topics in alpha order that together provide an extensive understanding of the management of traumatic injuries. This collection of highly practical guides systematically addresses management techniques for a large number of clinical settings. Edited by experienced specialists, with contributions from consultants who have recognised expertise in their field, this book provides an authoritative and up-to-date guide on the treatment of traumatic injuries. Designed to enable rapid access to core information, Key Clinical Topics in Trauma offers effective exam revision and the ideal quick reference for day-to-day practice. *100 topics presented in alpha order, from abdominal trauma to wrist and carpal injuries * Effective exam revision for MCEM and FCEM candidates * Succinct coverage of trauma treatment modalities and complications * Includes clinical photos and diagrams to improve understanding of concepts * Contributions from experienced specialists to ensure authoritative, accurate content

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Sir Keith Porter MB BS FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Eng) FIMC RCS(Ed) FFSEM(UK) FCEM Consultant and Professor of Clinical Traumatology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK Ian Greaves MBChB FRCP FCOM RCSEd DTMeH DipMedEd Consultant and Professor of Emergency Medicine, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK Derek Burke MBChB FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Glas) FRCPCH FFAEM Consultant and Professor of Paediatric Emergency Medicine Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK


* Abdominal trauma * Abnormal fracture healing * Acute respiratory distress syndrome * Aeromedical evacuation and retrieval * Anaesthesia * Analgesia * Ankle injuries * Antibiotic therapy and infection control * Anticoagulation and thromboembolism * Asphyxiation * Bariatric trauma * Blast trauma * Blood product (1:1:1) resuscitation * Blunt and penetrating cardiac trauma * Brachial plexus injuries * Brainstem death and organ donation * Burns * ABCDE resuscitation * Cervical spine injuries * Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear environments and trauma * Commonly missed injuries * Compartment syndrome * Damage control resuscitation and surgery * Elbow injuries * Epidemiology of trauma * Fat embolism syndrome * Foot fractures - hind foot * Foot fractures - mid foot and fore foot * Fracture classifications * Fragility fractures * Genito-urinary trauma * Gunshot injuries * Hand injuries * High pressure injection injuries * Hip fractures and dislocations * Human and animal bites * Imaging in trauma - CT * Imaging in trauma - interventional radiology * Imaging in trauma - MRI * Imaging in trauma - ultrasound * Immediate trauma care in sport * Injuries of the thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine * Intraosseous access * Intravenous fluids - colloids * Intravenous fluids - crystalloids * Intravenous fluids - starches * Lethal triad * Long bone fractures * Lypholised plasma in trauma resuscitation * Maxillofacial and dental injuries * Metabolic response to trauma * Microbiological considerations * Mild traumatic brain injury * Moderate to severe brain injury * Mortality patterns * Near infrared spectroscopy * Neonatal trauma * Non-accidental injury * Nutrition in trauma and burns * Ophthalmic injury * Paediatric trauma * Pathological fractures * Pelvic trauma * Penetrating neck injury * Peripheral nerve injuries * Pregnancy and trauma * Prehospital blood product resuscitation * Progesterone in neurotrauma * Psychological aspects of trauma * Recombinant factor VIIa * Rehabilitation * Resuscitative balloon occlusion of the aorta * Road traffic collisions * Selective non-operative management of penetrating abdominal injuries * Sexual violence * Shock * Shoulder, clavicle and proximal humerus fractures * Soft tissue knee injuries * Spinal cord injury without radiological abnormality * Splintage * Systemic inflammatory response syndrome * Tertiary survey * Therapeutic hypothermia * Thoracic trauma * Topical haemostatic dressings * Tourniquets * Tranexamic acid * Traumatic cardiac arrest * Trauma scoring * Traumatic amputation * Triage * Vascular injuries * Viscoelastic assessment of coagulation in trauma * Wrist and carpal injuries

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/03/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781909836082
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9781909836082
  • ISBN10: 1909836087

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