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Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

Here’s a unified evidence-based approach to problems encountered in trauma and critical care surgical situations. Comprehensive and concise, it is ideal for a quick overview before entering the operating room or ICU, or as a review for board certification or recertification.

General Surgeons, Critical Care Surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Surgical Residents

Hardbound, 816 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04418-9


  • I. Trauma Systems

    1 The Development of Trauma Systems, Trunkey
    2 Trauma Center Organization and Verification, Eastridge / Thal
    3 Injury Severity Scoring: Its Definition & Practical Application, Osler / Glance / Bedrick
    4 The Role of Alcohol and Other Drugs in Trauma, Gentilello / Esposito
    5 The Role of Trauma Prevention in Reducing Interpersonal Violence, Cornwell / Chang
    6 Trauma Scoring, VanDerHeyden / Cox
    7 Trauma Systems & Trauma Triage Algorithms, Pepe / Marttos / Lynn

    II. Pre-hospital Trauma Care

    8 Delivering Multidisciplinary Trauma Care: Current Challenges and Future Directions, Habib / Carrillo
    9 Triage, Armstrong / Burris
    10 Pre-Hospital Airway Management: Intubation, Devices, and Controversies, Coimbra / Davis / Hoyt
    11 Pre-Hospital Fluid Resuscitation: What type, how much and controversies, Newell / Gracias / Rotondo
    12 Civilian Hospital Response to Mass Casualty Events, Dicker / Schecter
    13 Blast Injuries, Pepe / King / Becker / Lynn
    14 Pre-Hospital Care of Biological Agent Induced Injuries, Swan
    15 Wound Ballistics: What Every Trauma Surgeon Should Know, Mayberry / Trunkey
    16 Common Pre-Hospital Complications and Pitfalls in the Trauma Patient, Mitchell / Richart / Wilkins

    III. Initial Assessment and Resuscitation

    17Airway Management: What Every Trauma Surgeon Should Know, From Intubation to Cricothyroidotomy, Gross / Jacobs
    18 Resuscitation Fluids, Schreiber / Tieu / Kiraly / Englehart
    19 Emergency Department Thoracotomy, Asensio / Petrone / et al.
    20 The Role of Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma: Indications, Limitations, and Controversies, Dunham / McKenney / Shatz
    21 The Use of Computed Tomography in Initial Trauma Evaluation, Sjoholm / Ross
    22 Interventional Radiology: Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Maish / Fabian
    23 Endpoints of Resuscitation, Englehart / Tieu / Schreiber

    IV. Head and Central Nervous System Injuries

    24 Traumatic Brain Injury: Pathophysiology, Clinical Diagnosis, and Pre-Hospital and Emergency Center Care, Valadka / Dannenbaum
    25 Traumatic Brain Injury: Imaging, Operative and Nonoperative Care, and Complications, Valadka / Dannenbaum
    26 Spine: Spinal Cord Injury, Blunt and Penetrating, Neurogenic and Spinal Shock, Tashjian / Gonzalez / Khoo

    V. Maxillofacial and Ocular Injuries

    27 Maxillofacial Injuries, Granick
    28 Trauma to the Orbit, Meallet

    VI. Neck Injuries

    29 Penetrating Neck Injuries: Diagnosis and Selective Management, Weireter / Britt
    30 Carotid, Vertebral Artery and Jugular Venous Injuries, Rowe / Petrone / Asensio
    31 Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries, Cothren / Moore
    32 Tracheal, Laryngeal, and Oropharyngeal Injuries, Fernandez / Norwood / Berne

    VII. Thoracic Injuries

    33 Pertinent Surgical Anatomy of the Thorax and Mediastinum, Schipper / Sukumar / Mayberry
    34 Thoracic Wall Injuries: Ribs, Sternal Scapular Raptures, Hemo- and Pneumothoraces, Salvetamal / Livingston
    35 Diagnostic and Therapeutic roles of Bronchoscopy and Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy in the Management of Thoracic Trauma, Malhotra / Aboutanos
    36 Pulmonary contusion and flail chest, Hauser / Livingston
    37 Tracheal and Tracheobronchial Tree Injuries, Miller / Meredith
    38 Operative Management of Pulmonary Injuries: Lung-Sparing and Formal Resections, Asensio / Garcia-Nunez / Petrone / et al.
    39 Complications of Pulmonary and Pleural Injury, Karmy-Jones / Jurkovich
    40 Cardiac Injuries, Asensio / Petrone / et al.
    41 Thoracic Vascular Injury, Chu / Wall / Mattox
    42 Treatment of Esophageal Injury, Christmas / Richardson
    43 Diaphragmatic Injury, Lucas / Ledgerwood

    VIII. Abdominal Injuries

    44 Surgical Anatomy of the Abdomen and Retroperitoneum, Bochicchio / Scalea
    45 Dianostic Peritoneal Lavage and Laparoscopy in Evaluation of Abdominal Trauma, Smith / Aucar / Fry
    46 Nonoperative Management of Blunt and Penetrating Abdominal Injuries, Martin / Rhee
    47 Gastric Injuries, Diebel
    48 Small Bowel Injuries, Maull
    49 Duodenal Injuries, Jurkovich
    50 Pancreatic Injuries, Magnotti / Croce
    51 Liver Injury, Parikh / Pachter
    52 Splenic Injuries, Wisner / Tse
    53 Abdominal Vascular Injuries, Goaley / Feliciano
    54 Colon and Rectal Injuries, Ciesla / Burch
    55 Genitourinary Tract Injury, Best
    56 Gynecologic Injuries, Tillou / Petrone
    57 Multidisciplinary Management of Pelvic Fractures: Operative and Non-operative Hemostasis, Scalea

    IX. Special Issues in Major Torso Traum

    58 Current Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management of Hemorrhagic Shock, Puyana / Tisherman / Peitzman
    59 Exsanguination: Reliable Models to Indicate Damage Control, Mohr / Asensio
    60 Surgical Techniques for Thoracic, Abdominal, Pelvic and Extremity Damage Control, Davis / Luchette
    61 Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, Damage Control and the Post-Traumatic Open Abdomen, Miller / Morris

    X. Peripheral Vascular Injury

    62 Vascular Anatomy of the Extremities, Ginzburg / Rich
    63 The Diagnosis of Vascular Trauma, Anderson / Blaisdell
    64 Upper Extremity Vascular Trauma, Griffen / Frykberg
    65 Lower Extremity Vascular Injuries: Femoral, Popiteal and Shank Vessel Injury, Sifri / Asensio
    66 Compartment Syndromes, Granchi

    XI. Musculoskeletal and Peripheral CNS Injuries

    67 Upper Extremity Fractures: Orthopedic Management, Gehrmann / Tan / Behrens (deceased)
    68 Lower Extremity Fractures: Orthopedic Management, Trafton / Houin / Trunkey
    69 Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Fractures, Tatsumi / Hart
    70 Pelvic Fractures: Orthopedic Management, Humphrey / Ellis
    71 Hand Fractures, Gopinathan / Ganchi / Granick
    72 Scapulothoracic Dissociation and Degloving Injuries of the Extremities, Biffl / Born / Cioffi
    73 Extremity Replantation: Indications and Timing, Datiashvili / Mordkovich
    74 Techniques in the Management of Complex Musculoskeletal Injury: Roles of Muscle, Musculocutaneous, and Fasciocutaneous Flaps, Datiashvili / Trovato / Granick

    XII. Special Issues and Situations in Trauma Management

    75 Airway Management in the Trauma Patient, Harrskog / Jarnberg
    76 Pediatric Trauma, Tuggle / Scherer
    77 Trauma in Pregnancy, Sisley / Chiu
    78 Trauma in the Elderly, Braslow / Kauder / Schwab
    79 Burns, Davis / Gamelli
    80 Soft Tissue Infections, Henry
    81 Common Errors in Trauma Care, Smith / Nold / Dort

    XIII. Critical Care I, the Management of Organ Failures: Techniques for Support

    82 Cardiac Hemodynamics: The Pulmonary Artery Catheter and the Meaning of its Readings, Cohen / Mackersie
    83 Oxygen Transport, Polanco / Fink / Puyana / Ochoa
    84 Pharmacologic Support of Cardiac Failure, Mah / Kirton
    85 The Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Sperry / Minei
    86 Fundamentals of Mechanical Ventilation, Eachempati / Shapiro / Barie
    87 Advanced Techniques in Mechanical Ventilation, Melendez / Shapiro / Eachempati / Barie
    88 The Management of Renal Failure: Renal Replacement Therapy and Dialysis, Gutmann / McFarren / Durham
    89 Management of Coagulation Disorders in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Michetti / Fakhry
    90 The Management of Endocrine Disorders in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Falvo / Horst
    91 Transfusion: Management of Blood and Blood Products in Trauma, Napolitano

    XIV. Critical Care II, Special Issues and Treatments

    92 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, King / Becker / Garcia / Asensio
    93 Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS): Definition, Diagnosis, and Management, Watkins / Deitch
    94 Sepsis, Septic Shock, and its Treatment, Ananthakrishnan / Deitch
    95 The Immunology of Trauma, Todd / Cocanour
    96 Nosocomial Pneumonia, Williams / Raghunathan / Spain / Brundage
    97 Antibacterial Therapy: The Old, the New, and the Future, Barie / Eachempati / Shapiro
    98 Fungal Infections and Antifungal Therapy in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Shapiro / Smith-Singares / Eachempati / Barie
    99 Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Nutritional Support: Strategies for Enteral and Parenteral Therapies, Byers / Hameed / Kudsk
    100 Thromboembolic Phenomena: Diagnosis and Treatment of Deep Venous Thrombosis: Drugs and Filters, Ivascu / Garcia
    101 Hypothermia and Trauma, Gentilello / Reed
    102 Surgical procedures in the SICU, Sifri / Mohr
    103 Anesthesia in the SICU. Beyond the Airway: Neuromuscular Paralysis and Pain Management, Andreae / Berger / Verdiner / Delphin
    104 Palliative Care in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Mosenthal
    105 Death from Trauma: Management of Grief and Bereavement and the Role of the Surgeon, Murphy / Mosenthal
    106 Trauma Rehabilitation, Dubov / Badellino / Pasquale
    107 Trauma Outcomes, Rhodes / Tinkoff


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