By (author) , By (author) , By (author)


You save US$65.48

Free delivery worldwide

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days

When will my order arrive?

This is the definitive guide to trauma surgery-now in full color! It is a Doody's Core Title for 2015! The seventh edition, Trauma reaffirms its status as the leading comprehensive textbook in the field. With a new full-color design and a rich atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, Trauma, 7e takes you through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter. The book also features timely coverage that explains how to care for war victims who may require acute interventions such as amputation. Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, and informative tables throughout, this trusted reference begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help you respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help you successfully handle specific challenges in trauma-including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds-in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure. Features New! Trauma Atlas contains precise, concept-clarifying anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques that make common procedures more accessible than ever before High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares you for the wide spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care, including: Disaster and mass casualty; Rural trauma; Management of shock; Post-injury hemotherapy and hemostasis; Emergency department thoracotomy; Diagnostic and interventional radiology; Surgeon-performed ultrasound; Anesthesia and pain management; Infection; A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries; Detailed discussion of the management of complications.

show more
  • Hardback | 1472 pages
  • 224 x 278 x 56mm | 3,696.76g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Medical
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0071663517
  • 9780071663519
  • 399,680

Other books in Trauma & Shock

Other people who viewed this bought:

About Kenneth L. Mattox

Kenneth L. Mattox, MD is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He is Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at the Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston, Texas. Ernest E. Moore, MD is Professor and Vice Chairman in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is the Chief of Surgery at the Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. David V. Feliciano, MD is Attending Surgeon, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, and Professor of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia.

show more

Reviews from