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The Trauma Manual

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The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this popular and widely used pocket reference guides the trauma team through every aspect of patient care after injury--from prehospital care, to resuscitation, treatment of specific organ injuries, priorities in intensive care, and management of special situations. Designed for rapid, on-the-spot information retrieval, The Trauma Manual, Second Edition will be a staple reference in emergency departments. Flow charts, algorithms, sequential lists, and tables throughout facilitate quick clinical decision-making. More than 100 illustrations demonstrate specific injuries and procedures. Appendices include injury scales, tetanus prophylaxis recommendations, commonly used formulae and values, and frequently used forms. This edition includes a new chapter on commonly missed injuries and common pitfalls
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Trauma Care 2. Patterns of injury: Blunt 3. Patterns of Injury: Penetrating 4. The Physiologic Response to Injury 5. Shock 6. Measurement of Injury Severity 7. Prehospital Triage 8. Prehospital Therapy 9. Field Teams: Composition, Direction, and Communication with the Trauma Center 10. Air Medical and Interhospital Transport 11. Trauma Team Activation 12. Organization Prior to Trauma Patient Arrival 13. Trauma Resuscitation 14. Trauma Airway Management 15. Vascular Access and Fluid Resuscitation 16. Imaging of Trauma Patients 17. Trauma Documentation 18. Operating Room Practice 19. Head Injury 20. Injuries of the Spinal Cord and Spinal Column 21. Treatment of Soft-Tissue Wounds of the Face 22. Bony Oral-Maxillofacial Injury 23. Ophthalmic Injury 24. Penetrating Neck Injury 25. Blunt Neck Injury 26. Thoracic Injury 27. Abdominal Injury 28. Abdominal Vascular Injury 29. Damage Control 30. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome 31. Genitourinary Injury 32. Orthopaedic Injuries 33. Pelvic Fractures 34. Hand Injury 35. Compartment Syndrome and Rhabdomyolysis 36. Peripheral Vascular Injuries 37. Soft-Tissue Injury 38. Priorities in the ICU Care of The Adult Trauma Patient 39. Commonly Missed Injuries/Pitfalls 40. Anesthesia for the Trauma Patient 41. Pain Management in the Trauma Patient 42. Hypothermia, Cold Injury, and Drowning 43. Blood Transfusion: Indications and Complications 44. Nutrition/Metabolism in the Trauma Patient 45. Support of the Potential Organ Donor 46. Burns/Inhalation Injury 47. Pediatric Trauma/Child Abuse 48. Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patient 49. Geriatric Trauma 50. Rehabilitation 51. Deep Vein Thrombosis/Prophylaxis 52. Injury Prevention/Epidemiology 53. Housestaff Responsibilities 54. Legal, Ethical, and Family Issues: Support Services 55. Miscellaneous Procedures Appendices A. Injury Scales B. Commonly Used Formulae and Values C. Tetanus Prophylaxis D. Frequently Used Form


Academic Emergency Medicine -- Praise for the previous edition: "The Trauma Manual is an up-to-date quick reference book designed to be carried in a lab coat for anyone who is involved in trauma care...Virtually every aspect of trauma care is discussed in a succinct, pragmatic style...The Trauma Manual is a well-organized, practical bedside reference that is well suited for physicians on the front lines in any ED."--Academic Emergency Medicine

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