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Initial Management of Injuries

An Evidence Based Approach

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Initial Management of Injuries: An Evidence Based Approach
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This is a practical clinical handbook using algorithms to assist initial decision making in injury management. Recommendations are backed up by evidence graded according to the research in other words, an evidence-based handbook for emergency medicine.

Table of Contents

Contributors. Foreword. Introduction. 1. Trauma triage (Edward T. Dickinson) 2. Airway management in the trauma patient (Michael A. Gibbs and Ron M. Walls) 3. Evaluation of the cervical spine (Thomas A. Santora, Lewis J. Kaplan, Stanley Z. Trooskin) 4. Evaluation of thoracolumbar vertebral column injury (Glen H. Tinkoff) 5. Evaluation and management of blunt spinal cord injury (William S. Hoff) 6. Evaluation and management of blunt abdominal trauma (Frederic Cole, L.D. Britt) 7. Evaluation of blunt thoracic trauma (Lena M. Napolitano, Thomas Geniut, Aurelio Rodriguez) 8. Blunt aortic injury (W. Joseph Messick, Jennifer Sarafin, Michael A. Gibbs, and Michael H. Thomason) 9. Initial assessment and stabilization of the hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture patient (Davi G. Jacobs, James F. Kellam, Michael A. Gibbs, Kenneth A. Egol) 10. Hematuria in blunt trauma (Karen J. Brasel, Edmund J. Rutherford) 11. Penetrating chest trauma (Eddy H. Carrillo, Christopher D. Wohltmann, J. David Richardson, Eddy H. Carrillo, Christopher D. Wohltmann, and J. David Richardson) 12. Penetrating abdominal trauma (Edward E. Cornwell) 13. Penetrating trauma to the back and flank (William S. Miles) 14. Evaluation of gluteal gunshot wounds (J. Christopher DiGiacomo, Gerald W. Shaftan) 15. Evaluation of vascular proximity in penetrating extremity trauma (Michael D. Grossman) 16. Evaluatin of the injured upper extremity (Steven L. Frick, and Michael A. Gibbs) 17. Acute management of lower extremity trauma (Roger N. Passmore, Peter J. Nowotarski, and Brent L. Norris) 18. Mangled extremity (Vicente H. Gracias, Alvin Ong, Patrick M. Reilly) 19. Hand injuries (Madhav A. Karunakar, and James F. Kellam) 20. Management of the comatose patient (Toan Huynh) 21. Mild and moderate traumatic brain injury: Glasgow Coma Scale > 9 (Philip W. Smith, and David L. Caraulo) 22. Maxillofacial trauma (Bernard J. Costello, Keith Silverstein, Patrick M. Reilly) 23. Severe burns (Sami M. Fakhry, and Ronnie S. Benoit) 24. Trauma in pregnancy (Geln K. Schemmer) 25. Hypothermia (Christian Tomaszewski) 26. Evaluation of near drowning (Andrew D. Perron) 27. Electrical and lightning injuries (Douglas McGee) 28. Evaluation of the sexually assaulted patient (Barbara M. Guise, and Marsha Ford) 29. Mass casualty (Philip A. Visser) 30. Preparation for patient transfer (Thomas V. Clancy) Index.
Release date NZ
October 23rd, 2000
Contributors
Edited by Dr Ronald F Sing Edited by Patrick M. Reilly
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
annotated edition
Illustrations
0
Imprint
BMJ Books
Pages
352
Dimensions
156x234x16
ISBN-13
9780727914774
Product ID
3075623

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