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The Parkland Trauma Handbook

Mobile Medicine Series

Whether you are a physician or surgeon with only occasional trauma duties, a resident rotating in trauma, or part of a full-time trauma team, this handbook will help keep your procedures and practices in line with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Included is current information for alternative airway management, ultrasound in the trauma setting, laparoscopic surgery in trauma, terrorism preparedness, damage control, the trauma systems quality improvement process, bedside procedures in the surgical intensive care unit, massive transfusion protocol, diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury, and much more.

Residents in Surgery, General Surgeons, Trauma Surgeons

Paperback, 560 Pages

Published: November 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05226-9


  • a Foreword

    b Foreword (from 2nd e)

    c Foreword (from 1st e)

    d Preface/Acknowledge

    1 Epidemiology of Trauma

    2 Tr Systems/Resources

    3 Trauma Systems QI

    4 ATLS

    5 Trauma Scoring

    6 Mech of Injury/Ballistics

    7 Weapons of Mass Effect/Disaster Preparation

    8 Initial Assessment

    9 Shock (and Hypothermia)

    10 Transfusion Therapy

    11 Diagnostic Modalities in ED

    12 Ultrasound in Trauma

    13 Catheters and Tubes

    14 Damage Control in Trauma

    15 Neurologic Trauma

    16 Soft Tissue--Face

    17 Upper Facial Skeleton

    18 Maxillary, Midfacial and Mandibular Fractures

    19 Opthalmic Injuries

    20 Neck Injuries

    21 Thoracic Trauma

    22 Diaphragm Injuries

    23 Esophageal Trauma

    24 Gastric Trauma

    25 Pancreas/Duodenum

    26 Small Bowel Trauma

    27 Liver/Biliary Tract

    28 Splenic Trauma

    29 Colon/Rectal Trauma

    30 Renal

    31 Radiological Diag of Lower Urinary Tract injuries

    32 Genital/Perineal Trauma

    33 Extremity Vascular Trauma

    34 Abdominal Vascular Injury

    35 Thermal, Chemical and Cold Injuries

    36 Principles of Treatment of Fractures and Dislocation

    37 Complications of Musculoskeletal Trauma

    38 Fractures of Pelvis and Acetabulum

    39 Fractures snd Dislocations of Les

    40 Knee Ligament Injuries

    41 Foot and Ankle Injuries

    42 Upper Extremity Fractures and Dislocations

    43 Hand Injuries and Infections

    44 Fractures in Children

    45 Bites and Stings

    46 Trauma in Pregnant Patient

    47 Pediatric Trauma

    48 Geriatric Trauma

    49 Anesthesia for the Trauma Patient

    50 Cardiovascular Support in the ICU

    51 Bedside Procedures in the Surgical ICU

    52 Pulmonary Disorders

    53 Disorders of Temperature Regulation

    54 Disorders of Acid-Base, Fluid and Electrolytes

    55 Infection in SICU

    56 Metabolism and Nutrition

    57 Management of Organ Donor


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