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Ernest E. Moore, David V. Feliciano, Kenneth L. Mattox, "Trauma" (5th edition)

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Ernest E. Moore, David V. Feliciano, Kenneth L. Mattox, "Trauma" (5th edition)
McGraw-Hill Professional | ISBN 0071370692 | 2003 Year | PDB | 18,6 Mb | 1469 Pages


Full of precise illustrations and state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment protocols, this all-in-one reference brings together the insights of contributors who represent the field's leading edge. Now, the updated 5th Edition of this unparalleled text - with nearly half of the contributors new to this edition - puts you in touch with today's most advanced clinical perspectives in trauma management. Beginning with a basic overview of trauma, which covers such key topics as epidemiology and injury severity scoring, Trauma, 5th Edition, explains: - The fundamental approaches to the care of trauma patients, including: pre-hospital care; airway control; and the management of infection - The management of specific injuries, such as: facial trauma; penetrating and blunt injuries to the heart; liver and biliary tract trauma; injuries to the stomach and small bowel; and lower extremity fractures and dislocations - Special considerations: geriatric trauma; the management of common wounds, bites, and stings; burns and radiation injuries; temperature related injuries and syndromes; plastic surgery; rehabilitation; and more - Post-trauma complications like cardiovascular failure, as well as multiple organ failure - the leading cause of post-injury deaths in the intensive care unit today - Trauma-based medico-legal and legislative issues: obtaining informed consent to treat patients; the malpractice challenge; confidentiality; successful trauma legislation; and more