Key Features

  • Presents an evidence- and experience-based guide to the evaluation and initial management of the trauma patient.
  • Provides a comprehensive but concise trauma reference you can carry in your pocket.
  • Consists of information direct from the residents on the frontlines at Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Table of Contents

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


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


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About the editors

David Rosenbaum

David A. Rosenbaum, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Pennsylvania State University, is an award-winning researcher and teacher in the field of cognitive psychology.