Oxford Desk Reference - Major Trauma

Hardcover | December 11, 2010

EditorJason Smith, Ian Greaves, Keith Porter

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The Oxford Desk Reference: Major Trauma is the missing link between basic trauma management and advanced specialist care. Advanced Trauma Life Support courses have revolutionised trauma care in the last 3 decades, but there is little advice for the key decision makers in trauma care once theprimary and secondary surveys are complete. This volume is a practical and evidence-based desk reference, giving a comprehensive walk-through from the initial phases of injury, through key decision-making in the resuscitation room, to surgical principles and rehabilitation. Including chapters ondamage control, ballistic and blast injuries, and bariatric trauma, this text covers all the main areas of trauma care necessary for the trauma specialist in the 21st Century. The Oxford Desk Reference emphasises practical help but also covers the evidence and science behind trauma management. It includes the most up-to-date guidance from national bodies making recommendations for trauma care, using an international team of contributing authors. This book will become anessential tool for everyday use in the management of trauma.

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The Oxford Desk Reference: Major Trauma is the missing link between basic trauma management and advanced specialist care. Advanced Trauma Life Support courses have revolutionised trauma care in the last 3 decades, but there is little advice for the key decision makers in trauma care once theprimary and secondary surveys are complete. T...

Jason Smith qualified in medicine from Newcastle University in 1992, and has since pursued a career as a Medical Officer in the Royal Navy. He underwent training in emergency medicine in London, Plymouth and Sydney, before being appointed as a Consultant in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Academic Departme...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:736 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:December 11, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199543321

ISBN - 13:9780199543328

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Table of Contents

1. Paul Middleton: Introduction2. Steven Bland: Pre-hospital emergency care3. Ian Higginson and Simon Horne: Initial assessment4. Jason Smith: The trauma team5. Jeremy Henning and Ian Hunter: Airway management in trauma6. David Wise, Dane Chalkley and Karim Ahmed: Assessment of breathing - thoracic injuries7. Paul Hunt and Fiona Hunt: Circulation and shock8. Mark Wilson: Head injuries9. Otto Chan: The role of radiology in trauma10. Geertje Govaert and Scott K. D'Amours: Tertiary survey11. Michael J. H. McCarthy: Spinal injuries12. Mansoor Khan and Jeffrey Garner: Abdominal trauma13. Keith Porter and Matt O'Meara: Pelvic trauma14. Arul Ramasamy and Jon Clasper: Limb injuries15. Daniel Henning: Crush injuries16. Nigel Tai and Stella Smith: Vascular trauma17. Robert A. H. Scott: Eye trauma18. Neil Mackenzie and Andrew Gibbons: Maxillofacial trauma19. Michael Walsh: The role of damage control surgery in multi-trauma patients20. Lee Wallis: Paediatric trauma21. Cino Bendinelli and Michael Sugrue: Trauma in pregnancy22. Steven Jeffery: Burn injuries23. Michael Walsh: Penetrating trauma24. Jeffrey Garner: Blast and ballistic injury25. Steven Bland: Chemical, biological, and radiation injuries26. James Ryan, Scott McGregor and Steven Bonner: Critical care issues in trauma27. Paul Middleton: Trauma retrieval28. David Alexander and Susan Klein: Psychological aspects of trauma29. Alan Mistlin: Rehabilitation after trauma30. Henry Guly: Commonly missed injuries31. Erica Caldwell: Research in trauma32. Dan Deakin: Bariatric trauma33. Darren Walter: Major incidents