Table of Contents

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

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Details

No. of pages:
816
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323044189
Electronic ISBN:
9780323070867