The Trauma Manual

The Trauma Manual

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The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this popular and widely used pocket reference guides the trauma team through every aspect of patient care after injury--from prehospital care, to resuscitation, treatment of specific organ injuries, priorities in intensive care, and management of special situations. Designed for rapid, on-the-spot information retrieval, The Trauma Manual, Second Edition will be a staple reference in emergency departments. Flow charts, algorithms, sequential lists, and tables throughout facilitate quick clinical decision-making. More than 100 illustrations demonstrate specific injuries and procedures. Appendices include injury scales, tetanus prophylaxis recommendations, commonly used formulae and values, and frequently used forms. This edition includes a new chapter on commonly missed injuries and common pitfalls.In addition to their specialized training in the care of the trauma patient, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field ... The EMT-A/B has received approximately 100 hours of training in basic life support (BLS), use of airway adjuncts andanbsp;...

Title:The Trauma Manual
Author:Andrew B. Peitzman
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2002


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