Emergent Management of Trauma

Paperback | December 20, 2000

byThomas A. Scaletta

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Now extensively updated and expanded this book keeps pace with the recent advancements made in the field. New coverage includes environmental emergencies such as high altitude sickness, mass casualty triage, biochemical terrorism, and current techniques for open fracture management. Abundantly illustrated with dozens of quick-use tables, trauma algorithms, common procedures and scans. This is the essential pocket-sized resource for daily ED use.

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Now extensively updated and expanded this book keeps pace with the recent advancements made in the field. New coverage includes environmental emergencies such as high altitude sickness, mass casualty triage, biochemical terrorism, and current techniques for open fracture management. Abundantly illustrated with dozens of quick-use table...

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Thomas A. Scaletta, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, West Suburban Hospital Medical Center, Oak Park, Illinois. Jeffre J. Schaider, MD, Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8 × 5 × 1.42 inPublished:December 20, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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ISBN - 10:007134568X

ISBN - 13:9780071345682

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Table of Contents

Part I: Resuscitation Concepts.

Chapter 1. Prehospital Issues.

Chapter 2. Hospital Organization.

Chapter 3. Patient Evaluation.

Chapter 4. Airway Management.

Chapter 5. Shock.

Chapter 6. Fluids.

Part II: Anatomic Areas of Injury.

Chapter 7. Head.

Chapter 8. Eye.

Chapter 9. Face.

Chapter 10. Spine.

Chapter 11. Neck.

Chapter 12. Chest: Blunt.

Chapter 13. Chest Penetrating.

Chapter 14. Abdomen: Blunt.

Chapter 15. Abdomen: Penetrating.

Chapter 16. Pelvis.

Chapter 17. Genitourinary.

Part III: Extremity Trauma.

Chapter 18. Soft Tissue.

Chapter 19. Hand.

Chapter 20. Wrist.

Chapter 21. Forearm.

Chapter 22. Elbow.

Chapter 23. Humerus.

Chapter 24. Shoulder and Clavicle.

Chapter 25. Hip and Femur.

Chapter 26. Knee.

Chapter 27. Leg and Ankle.

Chapter 28. Foot.

Part IV: Special Groups.

Chapter 29. Children.

Chapter 30. Pregnancy.

Chapter 31. Elderly.

Part V: Environmental Issues.

Chapter 32. Burns.

Chapter 33. Near Drowning.

Chapter 34. Temperature Extremes.

Chapter 35. Terrorism Preparation.

Chapter 36. Nuclear.

Chapter 37. Biologics.

Chapter 38. Chemicals.

Part VI: Useful Resources.

Chapter 39. Procedures.

Chapter 40. Radiograph Evaluation.

Chapter 41. Radiograph Anatomy.

Chapter 42. Organ Procurement.

Chapter 43. Infection Procurement.

Chapter 44. Aftercare Instructions.

Chapter 45. Drug Formulary.

Chapter 46. Management Algorithms.