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The definitive guide to trauma surgery - now in full color! 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. Trauma begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport. The next section reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care to the management of infections. Trauma then delivers an organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help you respond to any critical situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections will help you successfully handle specific challenges in trauma, including post-traumatic complications. Features new!Trauma Atlas contains precise, concept-clarifying anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques that make corhmon 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 and acute care surgery. It includes rich collection of algorithms to guide you through the proper diagnosis and management of the trauma patient and detailed discussion of the management of more

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  • Hardback | 1248 pages
  • 224 x 278 x 56mm | 3,696.76g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Medical
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0071663517
  • 9780071663519
  • 513,689

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, more

Table of contents

SECTION I: TRAUMA OVERVIEW 1. Kinematics 2. Epidemiology 3. Injury Prevention 4. Trauma Systems, Triage, and Transport 5. Injury Severity Scoring and Outcomes Research 6. Acute Care Surgery SECTION II: GENERALIZED APPROCHES TO TRAUMA PATIENT 7. Prehospital Care 8. Disaster and Mass Casualty 9. Rural Trauma 10. Initial Assessment and Management 11. Airway Management 12. Management of Shock 13. Postinjury Hemotherapy and Hemostasis 14. Emergency Department Thoracotomy 15. Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology 16. Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound in Acute Care Surgery 17. Principles of Anesthesia and Pain Management 18. Infections SECTION III: MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC INJURIES 19. Injury to the Brain 20. Eye 21. Face 22. Neck 23. Vetebrae & Spinal Cord 24. Trauma Thoracotomy: Principles and Techniques 25. Lung, Trachea, & Esophagus 26. Heart and Thoracic Vascular Injuries 27. Trauma Laparotomy: Principles and Techniques 28. Diaphragm 29. Liver and Biliary Tract 30. Injury to the Spleen 31. Stomach and Small Bowel 32. Duodenum & Pancreas 33. Colon and Rectal Trauma 34. Abdominal Vascular Injury 35. Pelvis 36. Genitourinary Trauma 37. Trauma in Pregnancy 38. Trauma Damage Control 39. Upper Extremity 40. Lower Extremity 41. Peripheral Vascular Injury SECTION IV: SPECIFIC CHALLENGES IN TRAUMA 42. Alcohol and Drugs 43. The Pediatric Patient 44. The Geriatric Patient 45. Ethics of Acute Care Surgery 46. Social Violence 47. Wounds, Bites, and Stings 48. Burns & Radiation 49. Temperature Related Syndromes: Hyperthermia, Hypothermia and Frostbite 50. Organ Procurement for Transplantation 51. Rehabilitation 52. Modern Combat Casualty Care 53. Genomics & Acute Care Surgery 54. Trauma, Medicine, and the Law SECTION V: MANAGEMENT OF COMPLIATIONS AFTER TRAUMA 55. Principles of Critical Care 56. Cardiovascular Failure 57. Respiratory Insufficiency 58. Gastrointestinal Failure 59. Renal Failure 60. Nutritional Support and Electrolyte Management 61. Multiple Organ Failure Atlas Indexshow more

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