Emergency War Surgery, 5th US Revision

Emergency War Surgery, 5th US Revision

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Updated from the 2013 edition, this volume reflects lessons learned from recent US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, and represents state-of-the-art principles and practices of forward trauma surgery. Expertly addresses the appropriate medical management of blast wounds, burns, and multiple penetrating injuries, as well as other battle and non-battle injuries. Topics include triage, hemorrhage control, airway/breathing, shock and resuscitation, anesthesia, infections, critical care, damage control surgery, face and neck injuries, soft-tissue injuries, ocular injuries, head injuries, extremity fractures, thoracic injuries, amputations, abdominal injuries, pediatric care, and more. A new chapter provides Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines. Significant updates were also made to the blood collection and transfusion chapters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160940040
Publisher: United States Dept. of Defense
Publication date: 10/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 449
Sales rank: 154,426
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Miguel A. Cubano, MD, MBA, FACS; CAPT, MC, US Navy, is Commanding Officer of the Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Service University Health Science, Bethesda, Maryland.

Table of Contents


Contributors xii
Acknowledgments xvii
Foreword xix
Preface xxi
Introduction xxiii
Chapter 1: Weapons Effects and War Wounds 1
Chapter 2: Roles of Medical Care (United States) 17
Chapter 3: Mass Casualty and Triage 29
Chapter 4: Aeromedical Evacuation 47
Chapter 5: Airway/Breathing 61
Chapter 6: Hemorrhage Control 69
Chapter 7: Shock, Damage Control Resuscitation, and Vascular Access 77
Chapter 8: Anesthesia 89
Chapter 9: Soft-Tissue and Open Joint Injuries 101
Chapter 10: Infections 113
Chapter 11: Critical Care 131
Chapter 12: Damage Control Surgery 175
Chapter 13: Face and Neck Injuries 183
Chapter 14: Ocular Injuries 205
Chapter 15: Head Injuries 219
Chapter 16: Thoracic Injuries 241
Chapter 17: Abdominal Injuries 257
Chapter 18: Genitourinary Tract Injuries 277
Chapter 19: Gynecological Trauma and Emergencies 291
Chapter 20: Wounds and Injuries of the Spinal
Column and Cord 307
Chapter 21: Pelvic Injuries 317
Chapter 22: Extremity Fractures 327
Chapter 23: Amputations 341
Chapter 24: Injuries to the Hands and Feet 349
Chapter 25: Vascular Injuries 357
Chapter 26: Burns 377
Chapter 27: Environmental Injuries 393
Chapter 28: Radiological Injuries 427
Chapter 29: Biological Warfare Agents 435
Chapter 30: Chemical Injuries 443
Chapter 31: Pediatric Care 451
Chapter 32: Care of Enemy Prisoners of War/Internees 461
Chapter 33: Battlefield Transfusions 467
Chapter 34: Compartment Syndrome 489
Chapter 35: Battlefield Trauma Systems 497
Chapter 36: Emergency Whole Blood Collection 503
Chapter 37: Tactical Combat Casualty Care XXX
Envoi 513
Appendix 1: Principles of Medical Ethics 515
Appendix 2: Glasgow Coma Scale 519
Appendix 3: Department of Defense Trauma Registry 521
Abbreviations and Acronyms 529
Product Manufacturers 543
Index 545


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