Trauma Management: An Emergency Medicine Approach / Edition 1

Trauma Management: An Emergency Medicine Approach / Edition 1

by Peter C. Ferrera, Stephen A. Coluccielo, John Marx, Vince Verdile
     
 

The only trauma management book written by emergency physicians for emergency physicians. Using illustrations, algorithms, and radiographs, this text highlights the most salient features and treatments of the various injury conditions. The goal of this text is to help readers answer the important question, "What should I do and when?" Pre-hospital care, resuscitation,… See more details below

Overview

The only trauma management book written by emergency physicians for emergency physicians. Using illustrations, algorithms, and radiographs, this text highlights the most salient features and treatments of the various injury conditions. The goal of this text is to help readers answer the important question, "What should I do and when?" Pre-hospital care, resuscitation, emergency department management, and disposition of the trauma patient are thoroughly covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323002103
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.83(w) x 11.27(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: PREHOSPITAL CARE
Prehospital care: Trauma scoring systems and trauma triage (Ronald Roth)
Online medical command (Jon R. Krohmer)
Controversies in prehospital trauma care (David P. Thomson)
Air-medical transport (Theodore R. Delbridge)
Prehospital approach to common difficult scenarios (Jon Apfelbaum)
Part Two: RESUSCITATION
Priorities in resuscitation and diagnosis (Stephen A. Colucciello and Peter C. Ferrera)
Airway management in the trauma setting (Robert E. O'Connor and Brian J. Levine)
Resuscitation: management of shock (Susan A. Stern and Eileen M.K. Bobek)
Emergency department monitoring of trauma patients (Jay L. Falk, Patric N. Anderson, and Kevin C. Meyer)
Management of pain and anxiety in the severely injured patient (James B. Jones and William H. Cordell)
Part Three: MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC INJURIES
Traumatic brain injury (Brian Zink and Patricia Lanter)
Spinal cord injuries (Peter C. Ferrera and David B. Markowitz)
Vertebral injuries (Stacy Weeks Jandreau)
Maxillofacial trauma (Jennifer L. Isenhour and Stephen A. Colucciello)
Ocular trauma (William H. Shoff and Suzanne M. Shepherd)
Neck injury (Robert M. Duchynski)
Blunt chest trauma (Carlo L. Rosen and Richard E. Wolfe)
Penetrating chest trauma (Vincent N. Mosesso, Jr.)
Blunt abdominal trauma (Peter C. Ferrera)
Penetrating abdominal trauma (Peter C. Ferrera)
Retroperitoneal and genitourinary injuries (Michael A. Gibbs and Robert Schneider)
Pelvic ring fractures (Michael A. Gibbs and Michael J. Bosse)
Shoulder trauma (Mohamud Daya)
Elbow and forearm injuries (Eric Ossman)
Hand and wrist injuries (Vince P. Verdile and James G. Adams)
Proximal and mid-shaft femur fractures and hip dislocations (James E. Gruber)
Knee injuries (Daniel M. Roberts)
Leg injuries: tibia and fibula (E. Parker Hays, Jr.)
Ankle and foot injuries (E. Parker Hays, Jr.)
Penetrating extremity trauma and peripheral vascular injury (Michael A, Gibbs, William S. Miles, and Joseph Messick)
Soft tissue injuries (Joel M. Bartfield and Ronald L. Stram)
Trauma in pregnancy (Lawrence E. Kass and Jean T. Abbott)
Pediatric trauma (Alfred D. Sacchetti, Robert Belfer, and Edward Doolin)
Geriatric trauma (Carl C. DAndrea)
Part Four: MECHANISMS OF INJURIES
Burns (Thomas J. Russell)
Domestic Violence (Maria Pelucio)
Motor vehicle accidents (B. Tilman Jolly)
Falls (Nestor R. Zenarosa)
Drowning (Jayne J. Batts)
Gunshot wounds (Richard Boland and Vincent N. Mosesso, Jr.)
Stab wounds (Peter C. Ferrera)
Part Five: ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES
Injury control (John D. Broderick and Dennis P. McKenna)
Total quality management for trauma care (Vivek Tayal)
Preparing patient for transfer (Michael A. Gibbs, Michael H. Thomason, John A. Marx, Stephen A. Colucciello)
Legal Requirements for Transferring Trauma Patients (Robert A. Bitterman)
Cost Effective Trauma Care (Andrew W. Asimos)
Medicolegal issues: brain death, organ and tissue transplantation, consent, confidentiality and restraints (Christine Milosis and Robert E. OConnor)
Legal issues concerning informed consent in trauma care (Robert A. Bitterman)
Trauma team response: Management and leadership (Thom A. Mayer)
Myths in trauma (D. Matthew Sullivan)
Part Six: PROCEDURES
Procedures in the trauma patient (Susan M. Dunmire)
APPENDICES
Prehospital Triage Criteria
Tetanus Immunizations
Revised Trauma Score
Glasgow Coma Score
Pediatric Trauma Score

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