Ryan's Ballistic Trauma: A Practical Guide / Edition 3

Ryan's Ballistic Trauma: A Practical Guide / Edition 3

by Adam J. Brooks
     
 

ISBN-10: 1848821239

ISBN-13: 9781848821231

Pub. Date: 05/25/2011

Publisher: Springer London

Ryan's Ballistic Trauma 3rd Edition provides a concise guide to the clinical and operational issues surrounding the management of the ballistic casualty. This book crystallizes the knowledge and experience accrued by those dealing with ballistic trauma on a regular basis and extends this to those who have to manage these patients on an occasional basis only. Ryan's

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Ryan's Ballistic Trauma 3rd Edition provides a concise guide to the clinical and operational issues surrounding the management of the ballistic casualty. This book crystallizes the knowledge and experience accrued by those dealing with ballistic trauma on a regular basis and extends this to those who have to manage these patients on an occasional basis only. Ryan's Ballistic Trauma 3rd Edition is a valuable reference tool for all medical and paramedical personnel involved in the care of patients with ballistic injury. It is especially relevant for consultants and senior trainees in surgery, anesthesia and emergency medicine who are likely to be involved in the management of these unique injuries. This book is essential reading for pre-hospital care providers and nurses working in the emergency room, as well as military surgeons and medical and nursing staff on deployment in regions of conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848821231
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
05/25/2011
Edition description:
3rd ed. 2011
Pages:
703
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.07(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Personal Views.- A Personal View.- A Personal Experience.- The War in West Philadelphia.- Section Two: Weapons, Blast and Ballistics.- How Guns Work.- The Effects of Bullets.- Bombs, Mines and Fragmentation.- Cluster Munitions.- Shaped Charges and Explosively Formed Projectiles.- Suicide Bombs.- Blast Injury.- Ballistic Protection*.- Forensic Aspects of Ballistic Injury.- Section Three: Trauma Systems.- Civilian Trauma Systems.- Military Trauma System.- Section Four: Prehospital and the Emergency Room.- Triage.- Prehospital Care.- Emergency Department Management.- Imaging Triage for Ballistic Trauma.- Section Five: Advanced Resuscitation and Anaesthesia.- Damage Control Resuscitation.- Battlefield Analgesia.- Anaesthesia for the Ballistic Casualty.- Regional Anaesthesia for the Ballistic Trauma Victim.- Section Six: Clinical Care.- Damage Control Surgery - Concepts.- Management of Ballistic Trauma to the Head.- Spinal Injury.- Eyes.- Maxillofacial Ballistic Injuries.- Neck Injury.- Damage Control.- Management of Vascular Trauma.- Damage Control Part III—Definitive Reconstruction.- Penetrating Genitourinary Trauma.- Burns.- Management of Extremity Injuries.- Ballistic Trauma in Children.- Ballistic Trauma in Pregnancy.- Managing Ballistic Injury in the NGO Environment.- Section Seven: Critical Care.- Critical Care for Ballistic Trauma in Austere Environments.- Transfer and Evacuation.- Critical Care Management: the Patient with Ballistic Trauma.- Critical Care Nursing At Role Four.- The Role of Nutrition in the Treatments of Injured Military Personnel.- Section Eight: Reconstruction & Rehabilitation.- Role 4 and Reconstruction.- Conflict Rehabilitation.- Section Nine: And Finally Have you read MASH?

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