Emergency Management of the Trauma Patient: Cases, Algorithms, Evidence

Emergency Management of the Trauma Patient: Cases, Algorithms, Evidence

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Publication Date: 2006
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781405104876

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Emergency Management of the Trauma Patient: Cases, Algorithms, Evidence provides a practical and realistic approach to managing a trauma code with a complete review of ATLS protocols. Each chapter begins with the presentation of a trauma scenario and emphasizes the clinical skills needed to make important management decisions. Literature references are highlighted within the chapters and provide a discussion of pivotal journal articles relevant to the topic at hand. Algorithms are integrated into the chapters to serve as a roadmap for patient management.

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Mark Bisanzo MD
Emergency Medicine Resident, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Kriti Bhatia MD
Assistant Residency Director, Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Michael R. Filbin MD
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


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ISBN/ISSN: 9781405104876
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 192
Pub Date: 2006
Weight: 0.99
1. Trauma Code 1
2. Trauma Airway 8
3. Traumatic Shock and Arrest 14
4. Head Injury 22
5. Penetrating Neck Injury 30
6. Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries 40
7. Blunt Thoracic Trauma 51
8. Blunt Abdominal Trauma 58
9. Aortic Injury 65
10. Pelvic Fractures 70
11. Genitourinary Trauma 78
12. Penetrating Thoracic Trauma 85
13. Penetrating Abdominal and Back Trauma 93
14. Maxillofacial Trauma 104
15. Penetrating Extremity Injury 112
16. Orthopedic Emergencies 122
17. Burn Injury 129
18. Trauma in Pregnancy 137
19. Pediatric Trauma 146
Appendix: Case Scenarios 153
Index 172
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