The Trauma Manual: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery / Edition 3

The Trauma Manual: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery / Edition 3

by Michael Rhodes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781762758

ISBN-13: 9780781762755

Pub. Date: 09/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The thoroughly updated Third Edition of this popular and widely used pocket reference guides the trauma team through every aspect of patient care after injury and before, during, and after acute care surgery—from prehospital care, to resuscitation, treatment of specific organ injuries, priorities in intensive care, and management of special situations.

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Overview

The thoroughly updated Third Edition of this popular and widely used pocket reference guides the trauma team through every aspect of patient care after injury and before, during, and after acute care surgery—from prehospital care, to resuscitation, treatment of specific organ injuries, priorities in intensive care, and management of special situations. Designed for rapid, on-the-spot information retrieval, this manual will be a staple reference in emergency departments and trauma centers.

Flow charts, algorithms, sequential lists, and tables throughout facilitate quick clinical decision-making. More than 200 illustrations demonstrate specific injuries and procedures. Appendices include organ injury scales, tetanus prophylaxis recommendations, and frequently used forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781762755
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Trauma Care

Patterns of Blunt Injury

Patterns of Penetrating Injury

The Physiologic Response to Injury

Shock

Prehospital Care

Air Medical and Interhospital Transport

Trauma Team Activation

Organization Prior to Trauma Team Arrival

Adult Trauma Resuscitation

Airway Management

Vascular Access

Imaging of Trauma Patients

Interventional Radiology in Trauma

Documentation, Coding, Compliance, and EMTELA

Operating Room Practice

Head Injury

Injuries to the Spinal Cord and Spinal Column

Soft Tissue Wounds of the Face

Bony Oral-Maxillofacial Injuries

Ophthalmic Injuries

Penetrating Neck Injury

Blunt Neck Injury

Thoracic Injury

Thoracic Vascular Injury

Abdominal Injury

Abdominal Vascular Injury

Damage Control

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Genitourinary Injuries

Orthopedic Injuries

Pelvic Fractures

Hand Injury

Compartment Syndrome

Peripheral Vascular Injuries

Soft-tissue Trauma

ICU Care of the Trauma Patient

Commonly Missed Injuries and Pitfalls

Anesthesia for the Trauma Patient

Pain Management

Hypothermia, Cold Injury, and Drowning

Blood Transfusion

Nutrition/Metabolism

Support of the Organ Donor

Burns/Inhalation Injury

Pediatric Trauma

Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patient

Geriatric Trauma

Rehabilitation after Trauma

Venous Thromboembolism

Disasters/Multicasualty Incidents

Injury Prevention

Miscellaneous Procedures

Introduction to Emergency Surgery

Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain

Initial Evaluation and Resuscitation of the General Surgery Patient/Preoperative

Infections of Trauma Patients

The Acute Abdomen in Intensive Care Unit Patients

Vascular Emergencies

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Esophageal Emergencies

The Gut: Inflammation and Perforation

Bowel Obstruction

Acute Anorectal Pain

Incarcerated Hernias

Acute Cholecystitis, Cholangitis, and Pancreatitis

Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies

Appendix A. Injury Scales

Appendix B. Tetanus Prophylaxis

Appendix C. Frequently Used Forms

Index

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