The Trauma Manual: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-09-04
  • Publisher: LWW

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This handy volume in the successful Spiral[Registered] Manual Series provides quick access to practical and authoritative information on the diagnosis and treatment of every aspect of patient care in an emergency and trauma setting. Designed to give users rapid access to vital information, The Trauma Manual, Third Edition is the perfect reference for all trauma centers and emergency departments!

Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsp. xi
Forewordp. xviii
Forewordp. xix
Prefacep. xx
Introduction to Trauma Carep. 1
Patterns of Blunt Injuryp. 10
Patterns of Penetrating Injuryp. 16
The Physiologic Response to Injuryp. 23
Shockp. 29
Prehospital Trauma, Triage, and Carep. 34
Air Medical and Interhospital Transportp. 52
Trauma Team Activationp. 58
Organization Prior to Trauma Patient Arrivalp. 62
Adult Trauma Resuscitationp. 71
Airway Managementp. 81
Vascular Accessp. 92
Imaging of Trauma Patientsp. 104
Interventional Radiology in Traumap. 115
Documentation, Coding, Compliance, and EMTALAp. 121
Operating Room Practicep. 131
Head Injuryp. 135
Injuries to the Spinal Cord and Spinal Columnp. 145
Soft-Tissue Wounds of the Facep. 165
Bony Oral-Maxillofacial Injuriesp. 175
Ophthalmic Injuriesp. 190
Penetrating Neck Traumap. 197
Blunt Neck Injuryp. 203
Thoracic Injuryp. 209
Thoracic Vascular Injuryp. 230
Abdominal Injuryp. 243
Abdominal Vascular Injuryp. 273
Damage Controlp. 283
Abdominal Compartment Syndromep. 293
Genitourinary Injuriesp. 297
Orthopedic Injuriesp. 307
Pelvic Fracturesp. 322
Hand Traumap. 332
Compartment Syndromep. 349
Peripheral Vascular Injuriesp. 355
Soft-tissue Traumap. 370
Priorities in the ICU Care of the Adult Trauma Patientp. 375
Commonly Missed Injuries and Pitfallsp. 424
Anesthesia for the Trauma Patientp. 432
Trauma Pain Managementp. 442
Hypothermia, Cold Injury, and Drowningp. 450
Blood Transfusionp. 458
Nutritional Interventionp. 469
Support of the Organ Donorp. 479
Burns/Inhalation Injuryp. 487
Pediatric Traumap. 499
Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patientp. 515
Geriatric Traumap. 524
Rehabilitation after Traumap. 533
Venous Thromboembolismp. 543
Disasters/Multicasualty Accidentsp. 552
Injury Preventionp. 557
Miscellaneous Proceduresp. 565
Introduction to Emergency Surgeryp. 573
Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Painp. 574
The Approach and Resuscitation of the General Surgery Patientp. 585
PreOperative Assessment of the Surgical Patientp. 590
Infections of Trauma Patientsp. 596
The Acute Abdomen in Intensive Care Unit Patientsp. 618
Vascular Emergenciesp. 626
Gastrointestinal Bleedingp. 636
Esophageal Emergenciesp. 644
Stomach, Duodenum, Small Intestine, Appendix, and Colonp. 649
Bowel Obstructionp. 675
Acute Anorectal Painp. 683
Incarcerated Herniasp. 691
Acute Cholecystitis, Cholangitis, and Pancreatitisp. 701
Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergenciesp. 718
Injury Scalesp. 730
Tetanus Prophylaxisp. 744
Frequently Used Formsp. 748
Indexp. 765
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