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Trauma David V. Feliciano

Trauma

David V. Feliciano

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ISBN : 9780071469128
Hardcover
1430 pages
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The most trusted, widely used guide to managing the trauma patient-now in a 2-color format with added algorithms This definitive one-stop resource begins with an informative look at the history and epidemiology of trauma surgery, as well as injuryMoreThe most trusted, widely used guide to managing the trauma patient-now in a 2-color format with added algorithms This definitive one-stop resource begins with an informative look at the history and epidemiology of trauma surgery, as well as injury prevention, before moving into core topics such as trauma systems, triage, and transport, and managing shock. It then delivers a clear, organ-by-organ overview of the treatment of traumatic injuries, from the cranium and brain to pelvic fractures, while covering need-to-know subjects such as anesthesia and infection. Features * The general surgeons most trusted clinical companion-with expert, high-yield guidance on the standard treatments and modes of management of traumatic injuries * Encyclopedic coverage of all clinical issues related to trauma, from pre-hospital care, initial assessment, and airway control, to ensuring optimal trauma outcomes * Indications and techniques of thoracotomy and laparotomy * Specialized chapters on alcohol and drug-related trauma, pediatric trauma, geriatric trauma, and trauma related to domestic and gang violence * Commentaries on each chapter from experts in the field * NEW! Additional management algorithms that guide you through the proper diagnosis and management of the trauma patient * NEW! 2-color design that makes the content even more easy to navigate * NEW! Brand-new chapters including Acute Care Surgery, Gastrointestinal Failure, Military Trauma, and Weapons of Mass Destruction