Churchill's Pocketbook of Major Trauma available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It will provide a didactic guide to the management of severely injured patients. It aims to be an in valuable resource for medical students and junior doctors involved in the care of the trauma casualty. It will provide the key principles of trauma resuscitation together with concise information on the diagnosis and acute management of traumatic injuries. Readers will benefit from clear explanation and synthesis of the recent data, description of new techniques and approaches, step by step guides to practical procedures, tips and pitfalls sections and logical algorithms to guide diagnosis and management. Readers will therefore have to hand both a practical guide to trauma management and an up to date resource of current thinking in trauma care.
• Churchill's Pocketbook series.
• Didactic guide to practical treatment of major trauma.
• Very up to date; author has direct experience of latest thinking in both UK and USA.
• Gives logical algorithms to guide diagnosis and treatment.
About the Author
Consultant in Hepatobiliary and Emergency Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Center Campus, Notthingham, UK.Professor Emergency Medicine, Academic Department of Military Emergency Medicine, Institute of Research and Development, Birmingham, UK
Table of Contents
Resuscitation. Systems. Burns. Special physiology. Mechanisms of injury. Austere and major incidents. Anaesthesia and analgesia. Scoring systems.