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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 Rich collection of algorithms to guide you through the proper diagnosis and management of the trauma patient Detailed discussion of the management of complications
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1248 pages
  • 224 x 278 x 56mm | 3,696.76g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Medical
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0071663517
  • 9780071663519
  • 590,925

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.
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Table of contents

1. Kinematics

2. Epidemiology

3. Injury Prevention

4. Trauma Systems, Triage, and Transport

5. Injury Severity Scoring and Outcomes Research

6. Acute Care Surgery


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


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


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


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

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