9781608318940

Essential Emergency Trauma

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  • ISBN13:

    9781608318940

  • ISBN10:

    160831894X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/23/2011
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

Essential Emergency Trauma is a concise, reader-friendly, and portable reference on the care of trauma patients in the emergency department. Geared to practicing emergency physicians, residents, and medical students, the book focuses sharply on the key details needed to stabilize and treat trauma patients with a wide variety of injuries. Major sections cover trauma of each anatomic region. Each section opens with a chapter "The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm, and Decision Making". Subsequent chapters focus on specific injury patterns, emphasizing pathophysiology, diagnosis, evaluation, and management. The information is presented in bullet points with numerous tables and images. Each chapter ends with an up-to-date review of the "Best Evidence".

Table of Contents

GENERAL TRAUMA PRINCIPLES: General Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / EMS / Resuscitation/Shock/Fluids / Trauma Airway / Trauma Center Referrals HEAD: Head Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Skull Fracture / Minor Head Trauma & Concussion / Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / Subdural Hematoma / Epidural Hematoma / Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage / Diffuse Axonal Injury FACE: Facial Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Midface Fractures / Orbital Fractures / Mandibular Trauma: Fractures & Dislocations / Nasal Fractures & Epistaxis / Ear Trauma EYE: Eye Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Corneal Trauma / Globe Trauma / Hyphema / Traumatic Iritis / Traumatic Retinal Detachment / Retrobulbar Hematoma SPINE: Spine Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Dens & Odontoid Trauma / Traumatic Spondylolisthesis (Hangman's Fracture) / C1 Fracture (Jefferson Burst Fracture) / Facet Dislocation & Vertebral Subluxation / Teardrop Fracture / Anterior Cord Syndrome / Central Cord Syndrome / Brown-Sequard Syndrome / Thoracic Spine Fracture / Lumbar Spine Fracture NECK: Neck Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Penetrating Neck Trauma / Blunt Neck Trauma / Strangulation Trauma CHEST: Chest Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Rib & Sternal Fractures / Pneumothorax / Hemothorax / Pulmonary Contusion / Pericardial Tamponade / Myocardial Contusion / Aortic Trauma / Diaphragmatic Trauma ABDOMEN: Abdominal Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Liver Trauma / Splenic Trauma / Bowel Trauma / Pancreatic Trauma PELVIS: Pelvic Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Lateral Compression Pelvic Trauma / Anterior-Posterior Compression Pelvic Trauma / Vertical Shear Pelvic Trauma GENITOURINARY: Genitourinary Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Urethral Trauma / Bladder Trauma / Renal Trauma / Penile Trauma / Scrotal Trauma SOFT TISSUE: Soft Tissue Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Amputation Trauma / Peripheral Arterial Trauma / Compartment Syndrome / Rhabdomyolysis / Open Fractures / Scalp Laceration EXTREMITY: Extremity Trauma: The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm & Decision Making / Shoulder Dislocation / Clavicle Fractures / Humeral Fractures / Elbow Dislocation / Radial Head Fracture / Forearm Trauma / Wrist Fractures / Metacarpal Fractures / Phalanx Trauma / Hip Fracture / Hip Dislocation / Femur Fracture / Knee Dislocation / Patellar Fracture & Dislocation / Tibial Plateau Fracture / Ankle Fracture / Ankle Dislocation / Foot Fracture SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Thermal Burns / Pediatric Trauma / Geriatric Trauma / Trauma During Pregnancy PROCEDURES: Rapid Sequence Intubation & Gum-Elastic Bougie / Cricothyroidotomy: Standard & Needle / Lateral Canthotomy / Tube Thoracostomy / Thoracotomy / Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage / Perimortem C-section / Retrograde Urethrogram / Escharotomy / Subclavian Vein--Central Venous Access / Bedside FAST Ultrasonography: Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma / Bedside E-FAST Ultrasonography: Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma / Wound Closures & Suture Materials

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