Principles of Advanced Trauma Care

Principles of Advanced Trauma Care

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This resource presents the most recent developments in emergency management of trauma. It begins with the principles of trauma care followed by field assessment and triage of the patient. Subsequent sections address treatment methods for field, emergency department, and special situations. Advanced life support skills are covered as well, including new procedures, techniques, and equipment. Chapters include field case studies and references to current literature sources in trauma management.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 207.3 x 265.7 x 22.1mm | 1,750.89g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766819876
  • 9780766819870

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Injury/Trauma. Chapter 2: Injury Prevention and EMS. Chapter 3: Overview of Out of Hospital Trauma Management. Chapter 4: Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma. Chapter 5: Scene Assessment and Personal Safety. Chapter 6: Biomechanics of Trauma. Chapter 7: Assessment of the Traumatized Patient. Chapter 8: Trauma Scoring Systems. Chapter 9: Principles of Triage. Chapter 10: Pathophysiology of Shock. Chapter 11: Spinal Trauma. Chapter 12: Head and Neck Trauma. Chapter 13: Facial and Ocular Trauma. Chapter 14: Chest Trauma. Chapter 15: Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma. Chapter 16: Extremity Trauma. Chapter 17: Crush Injury and Compartment Syndrome. Chapter 18: Burns. Chapter 19: Airway and Ventilatory Management in Trauma. Chapter 20: Principles of Spinal Immobilization. Chapter 21: Fluid Resuscitation. Chapter 22: Pneumatic Antishock Garment. Chapter 23: Hazardous Materials Injury. Chapter 24: Environmental Injuries. Chapter 25: Geriatric Trauma. Chapter 26: Trauma in Pregnancy. Chapter 27: Pediatric Trauma. Chapter 28: Complications of Trauma. Chapter 29: Medical Management During Extraction and Rescue. Chapter 30: Aeromedical Transport of the Traumatized Patient. Chapter 31: Trauma Management During Major Incident Response. Chapter 32: Tissue and Organ Donation. Chapter 33: Forensics in Trauma.
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