Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia
Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia provides a concise, practical review of the essential elements in the care of the severely injured trauma patient, including emergency airway management, fluid and blood resuscitation, regional and general anesthesia, and perioperative care. Edited by two of the most experienced trauma anesthesiologists in the USA, with chapters written by experts from leading US and Canadian trauma centers with the highest and most varied caseload of critically injured patients, Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia identifies new trends in surgery and anesthesiology practices that impact on the management of trauma patients. Dedicated chapters address the management of special populations including pediatric, geriatric, burn and pregnant patients. Covering the most important topics in trauma anesthesia, Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia provides anesthesiology trainees and practitioners with a practical basis for managing trauma patients.
- Electronic book text
- 14 Jun 2012
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
- 75 b/w illus. 20 tables
About Dr Albert J. Varon
Albert J. Varon is Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Anesthesiology, and Director of Anesthesiology, Ryder Trauma Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA. Charles E. Smith is Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Director of Cardiothoracic and Trauma Anesthesia, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA.
'The book is well organized and covers all important aspects of trauma care. Because it is so readable, Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia will be useful for both students and experts, and everyone in between.' Anesthesiology '... an excellent addition to the literature on anesthesia. It is concise compared with other books addressing the same topic, and it gives valuable updates on the management of critically injured patients.' Critical Care Medicine
Table of contents
Preface; Part I. Core Principles in Trauma Anesthesia: 1. Trauma epidemiology, mechanisms of injury, and prehospital care Andreas Grabinsky; 2. Initial evaluation and management Tom Grissom; 3. Airway management Christian Diez and Albert Varon; 4. Shock resuscitation and fluid therapy Yvette Fouche and Roger Shere-Wolfe; 5. Vascular cannulation Shawn Banks and Albert Varon; 6. Blood component therapy and trauma coagulopathy Richard Dutton; 7. General anesthesia for trauma Michael Bassett and Charles Smith; 8. Regional anesthesia and acute pain management for trauma Ralph Gebhard and Sripad Rao; 9. Monitoring the trauma patient Richard McNeer and Albert Varon; 10. Echocardiography in trauma Ashraf Fayad; 11. Postoperative care of the trauma patient C. J. Kucik; 12. Chemical and other toxic exposures in trauma Joseph McIsaac and C. J. Kucik; Part II. Anesthetic Considerations for Trauma: 13. Anesthetic considerations for head trauma Armagan Dagan; 14. Anesthetic considerations for spinal cord trauma Armagan Dagan; 15. Anesthetic considerations for ocular and maxillofacial trauma Olga Kaslow; 16. Anesthetic considerations for chest trauma Brendan Astley and Charles Smith; 17. Anesthetic considerations for abdominal trauma Olga Kaslow; 18. Anesthetic considerations for musculoskeletal trauma Jessica Lovich and Charles Smith; Part III. Anesthetic Management in Special Trauma Populations: 19. Anesthetic management of the burn patient Edgar Pierre and Albert Varon; 20. Anesthetic management of the pediatric trauma patient Ramesh Ramaiah and Sam Sharar; 21. Anesthetic management of the geriatric trauma patient Olga Kaslow; 22. Anesthetic management of the pregnant trauma patient Nicholas Nedeff and Pertti Hakala; Index.