Emergent Management of Trauma, Third Edition
Author: John Bailitz, Faran Bokhari
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Release Date: September 25, 2013
A concise yet comprehensive guide to trauma evaluation and management covering the full scope of injuriesFeaturing a succinct outline approach, numerous illustrations, and a presentation of concepts devoid of institutional bias, "Emergent Management of Trauma" will prove to be indispensable for all trauma care practitioners, including attending and resident physicians, medical students, midlevel providers, nurses, and paramedics.Covering the essential points of diagnosis, management, and disposition of the trauma patient, "Emergent Management of Trauma" is divided into six sections: Resuscitation Concepts: covers prehospital issues, hospital organization, patient evaluation, and ABC interventionsAnatomic Areas of Injury: includes important management algorithms and covers major traumatic injuries literally from top to bottomExtremity Trauma: oriented from hand to shoulder and then from hip to footSpecial Groups: focuses on trauma in children, pregnancy, and the elderlyEnvironmental Issues: covers temperature extremes as well as weapons of mass destructionUseful Resources: offers procedure instructions, radiograph interpretation pearls, and a pertinent drug formulary"