Emergent Management of Trauma
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A concise yet comprehensive guide to trauma evaluation and management covering the full scope of injuries
Covering the essential points of diagnosis, management, and disposition of the trauma patient, Emergent Management of Trauma is divided into six sections:
• Resuscitation Concepts: covers prehospital issues, hospital organization, patient evaluation, and “ABC” interventions • Anatomic Areas of Injury: includes important management algorithms and covers major traumatic injuries literally from top to bottom • Extremity Trauma: oriented from hand to shoulder and then from hip to foot • Special Groups: focuses on trauma in children, pregnancy, and the elderly • Environmental Issues: covers temperature extremes as well as weapons of mass destruction • Useful Resources: offers procedure instructions, radiograph interpretation pearls, and a pertinent drug formularyAuthors: John Bailitz, FaranBokhari, Thomas Scaletta, Jeffrey Schaider