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The Management of Major Trauma / Edition 2

The Management of Major Trauma / Edition 2

by Colin E. Robertson, Anthony D. Redmond


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Prompt, appropriate care of trauma patients can save lives and shorten recovery time. This book provides clear, concise guidance on the management of patients with multiple injury and major trauma during the first few hours of care. The advice is based upon clinical research experience of the two authors who have themselves provided such care. This second edition has been updated and reorganized to make the book more user-friendly and it includes new advances in the field. This practical guide will prove invaluable to all those responsible for the immediate management of trauma victims.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192624475
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine Series , #9
Edition description: REV
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: General Features of Trauma and Its Primary Management

1. The Epidemiology and Management of Trauma

2. Initial Reception, Clinical Assessment, and Resuscitation

PART II: System Assessment

3. Head-injury

4. Thoracic Injury

5. Abdominal Injury

6. Spinal and Skeletal Injury

PART III: General Principles

7. Shock and the Metabolic Response to Trauma

8. Volume-replacement and Blood Transfusion

9. Transfer of the Trauma Patient

PART IV: Practical Procedures; and a Note on Last Things

10. Practical Procedures

11. Last Things

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