Churchill's Pocketbook of Major Trauma - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443102554

Churchill's Pocketbook of Major Trauma

1st Edition

Authors: Adam Brooks P. Mahoney Timothy Hodgetts
Paperback ISBN: 9780443102554
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 25th October 2007
Page Count: 340

Table of Contents

Resuscitation. Systems. Burns. Special physiology. Mechanisms of injury. Austere and major incidents. Anaesthesia and analgesia. Scoring systems.

Description

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It will provide a didactic guide to the management of severely injured patients. It aims to be an in valuable resource for medical students and junior doctors involved in the care of the trauma casualty. It will provide the key principles of trauma resuscitation together with concise information on the diagnosis and acute management of traumatic injuries. Readers will benefit from clear explanation and synthesis of the recent data, description of new techniques and approaches, step by step guides to practical procedures, tips and pitfalls sections and logical algorithms to guide diagnosis and management. Readers will therefore have to hand both a practical guide to trauma management and an up to date resource of current thinking in trauma care.

Key Features

  • Churchill's Pocketbook series.

  • Didactic guide to practical treatment of major trauma.

  • Very up to date; author has direct experience of latest thinking in both UK and USA.

  • Gives logical algorithms to guide diagnosis and treatment.

Details

No. of pages:
340
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Paperback ISBN:
9780443102554

About the Authors

Adam Brooks Author

Consultant in Hepatobiliary and Emergency Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Center Campus, Notthingham, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Hepatobiliary and Emergency Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK

P. Mahoney Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Military Critical Care

Timothy Hodgetts Author

Professor Emergency Medicine, Academic Department of Military Emergency Medicine, Institute of Research and Development, Birmingham, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Birmingham, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, British Army, UK