Trauma And Combat Critical Care In Clinical Practice by Sam D. HutchingsTrauma And Combat Critical Care In Clinical Practice by Sam D. Hutchings

Trauma And Combat Critical Care In Clinical Practice

bySam D. Hutchings

Paperback | November 2, 2016

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Intensive Care Medicine (or Critical Care, the terms are used interchangeably) is an evolving specialty both within the UK and worldwide. It has recently been established as a UK speciality in it's own right, and is at the centre of the modern acute hospital, responsible for managing the sickest and most complex patients.

There is a growing cadre of critical care specialists in the UK, underpinned by a large number of doctors in training within the specialty.   Management of patients with severe traumatic injury is provided by intensive care specialists, often in conjunction with a range of other professionals such as surgeons and interventional radiologists. 

The management of these patients, who have competing complex injuries can be challenging. Traumatic injury is recognised as a significant cause of preventable mortality and such patients are now clustered within Major Trauma Centres across the UK.  

The Defence Medical Services of the UK have spent the last 10 years managing patients with very severe traumatic injuries, first in Iraq and most recently in Afghanistan. The lessons learnt from this experience has filtered through to the NHS, resulting in many changes to established practice. 

Whilst several books have been published based on this experience, none have focused on the intensive care management of such patients, which represents a vital link in the chain of survival from injury to recovery.
Surgeon Commander Sam Hutchings is the Royal Navy's head of specialty for Intensive Care Medicine and undertakes his clinical practice at King's College Hospital, London.  He is also a clinical academic with areas of research interest covering resuscitation endpoints in traumatic haemorrhage and the use of novel point of care perfusion...
Title:Trauma And Combat Critical Care In Clinical PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:529 pages, 20.3 × 12.7 × 0.02 inPublished:November 2, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319287567

ISBN - 13:9783319287560


Table of Contents

Treating the Critically Injured Military Patienthe Evolution of Trauma Critical Care re Hospital treatment of the critically injured patientnitial Management of the Critically Injured Patientaemodynamic Resuscitation Following Traumatic Haemorrhagic Shock- an Overview aemodynamic Optimisation of the Critically Injured Patient Blood Product and Fluid Therapy in the Critically Injured Patient 
anagement of the Patient with Trauma Induced Coagulopathyhoracic Trauma and Management of Ventilation in the Critically Injured Patientanagement of Blast Related Injuriesanaging Severe Traumatic Brain Injury outside of the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit
anagement of the Critically Ill Patient with Burns
urgical Problems in the Critically Ill Trauma Patient
rthopaedic Issues in the Critical Injured Patient
Imaging the Critically Injured Patient
anagement of Sedation, Analgesia and Delirium in Critically Injured Patients
utrition in the Critically Injured Patient  
enous thromboembolism in critically injured patients
eromedical Evacuation and Transfer of the Critically Injured Patient