The Trauma Manual
The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this popular and widely used pocket reference guides the trauma team through every aspect of patient care after injury–from prehospital care, to resuscitation, treatment of specific organ injuries, priorities in intensive care, and management of special situations. Designed for rapid, on-the-spot information retrieval, The Trauma Manual, Second Edition will be a staple reference in emergency departments. Flow charts, algorithms, sequential lists, and tables throughout facilitate quick clinical decision-making. More than 100 illustrations demonstrate specific injuries and procedures. Appendices include injury scales, tetanus prophylaxis recommendations, commonly used formulae and values, and frequently used forms. This edition includes a new chapter on commonly missed injuries and common pitfalls.
Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA. Pocket outline features topics including anesthesia, pain management, and blood transfusion, as well as the entire spectrum of emergency interventions. More than 100 illustrations address specific injuries and offer recommendations on treatment
Author:by Andrew B Peitzman, Michael Rhodes, C. William Schwab, Donald M Yealy, Timothy Fabian
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2nd edition