The world’s leading resource on trauma surgery― with an expanded full-color atlas A Doody's Core Title for 2017!Hailed by readers and reviewers for its expert authorship and high-yield clinical content, Trauma is unquestionably the field’s definitive text. Enhanced by a full-color design and a high-quality atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, this trusted classic takes readers through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter. Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus tables throughout, Trauma begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help clinicians respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help readers successfully handle specific challenges in trauma―including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds―in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure. • DVD with high-quality procedural video • Increased number of algorithms and illustrations• More international authors• Expanded Trauma Atlas contains precise, full-color anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques • High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares readers for the complete spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care they will face in real-world practice• A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries • Detailed discussion of the management of complications
Demanding surgical situations require expert advice from pioneers in the field as well as from those on the front lines of trauma care. Practical and evidence-based, Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, 2nd Edition, draws on the experience of Drs. Juan A. Asensio and Donald D. Trunkey to offer a comprehensive, contemporary summary of the treatment and post-operative management of traumatic injuries. The concise format makes it ideally suited for everyday use, and new, full-color illustrations highlight the most important aspects of urgent surgical care, including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, and treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents. "I would recommend it as worthwhile reading and a valuable reference for anyone involved in the care of the trauma patient." Foreword by: Jeffrey T. Sugimoto, Creighton University, June 2015Stay informed on a wide variety of key topics – more than in any other existing text on trauma and critical care surgery. Consult this title for a quick overview before you enter the OR or ICU, and use it as a review tool for board certification and recertification. Review the essential principles of diagnosis and treatment, as well as the specifics of surgical therapy – useful for surgeons across all specialties. Review and access the most comprehensive operative approaches and techniques by master trauma surgeons. This textbook, like no other, places a great deal of emphasis on the surgical techniques required to manage the most complex injuries. Its new and updated sections on vascular injuries, as well as its many operative illustrations and figures, provide a comprehensive guide for these techniques. Access practical and up-to-date information on the most important aspects of trauma surgical care, including operative management and surgical critical care strategies and protocols including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control. This textbook provides the latest information to deal with mass casualties and injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, making it a unique reference source. Explore recent developments in imaging technology that have led to many new interventional techniques for the placement of tracheostomy, gastrostomy, and insertion of IVC filters.Stay up to date on new ventilatory techniques, including high-frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) as well as acute release pressure-related ventilation (APRV).Easily visualize complex topics with full-color images and high-quality surgical illustrations throughout the text. Take advantage of evidence-based practice guidelines integrated into the text whenever possible, as well as the comprehensive utilization of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma – Organ Injury Scales (AAST-OIS).Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase.
Using high-quality intra-operative photos of fresh, ventilated and perfused human cadavers, this atlas of surgical techniques creates a unique new resource for trauma surgeons. The critical aspects of each surgical exposure and procedure are clearly demonstrated step-by-step in these realistic models, allowing the reader rapidly to understand technical key points which can be complex to describe. With more than 600 illustrations, it provides a highly visual summary of the critical anatomy, procedural sequencing, and pitfalls associated with trauma procedures. Informed by the editors' decades of collective experience in the field of trauma, in some of the busiest trauma centers in the world, the book is an invaluable quick reference for both common and uncommonly performed procedures. As such, it is ideal for trainee trauma surgeons, as well as those in civilian or military practice. Also of interest to trauma fellows and emergency medicine physicians.
Acute Care Surgery and Trauma: Evidence-Based Practice discusses important surgical management approaches and clinical decision making based on scientific evidence found in the published literature. The first edition of this book represented a breakthrough in the discipline by establishing evidence-based guidelines for practitioners. Now updated and fully revised, this new edition continues to support clinicians by providing the most up-to-date information and evidence on which to base their decisions across all aspects of acute surgery and trauma, thus optimizing decision making for the care of individual patients. The book features chapters written by specialists in acute care, trauma, and emergency surgery, with extensive references throughout. It also includes useful tables summarizing key evidence and clinical recommendations for quick reference and easy interpretation. A unique feature of this edition is the inclusion of expert commentary to accompany each specialist chapter, including clinical pearls from senior surgeons in the field, making this an invaluable resource for all acute care and trauma practitioners.
This book will help you take a badly wounded patient to the operating room, organize yourself and your team, do battle with some vicious injuries, and come out with the best possible result. It is a practical guide to operative trauma surgery for residents and registrars, for general surgeons with an interest in trauma, and for isolated surgeons operating on wounded patients in military, rural, or humanitarian settings. A surgical atlas may show you what to do with your hands - but not how to think, plan, and improvise. Here you will find practical advice on how to use your head as well as your hands when operating on a massively bleeding trauma patient.
No member of the emergency room or trauma ward physician should be without this 4th edition of The Trauma Manual: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Designed to be used as a quick reference, this multidisciplinary pocket guide addresses all areas of trauma and emergency surgery with a list of key points at the end of each chapter. In addition to a new section on the intensive care unit and an extended section on surgical emergencies, this manual also covers GI hemorrhage, hernias, bowel obstruction, pancreatitis, biliary tract disease, and other surgical challenges faced by trauma and emergency surgery personnel. Organized in a chronological fashion following the usual events and phases of care after injury or acute surgical illness, this user-friendly manual is one guide every trauma surgeon, surgical resident, surgical critical care specialist, emergency medicine physician, and emergency or trauma nurse, will want to keep close by. NEW TO THIS EDITION • Additional section on the intensive care unit • Extended section on surgical emergencies• 5 new chapters covering:- Acute respiratory failure- Cardiovascular disease and monitoring- Multiple organ dysfunction- Soft tissue infections- The role of laparoscopy in emergency surgery
In this pulse-pounding medical memoir, trauma surgeon James Cole takes readers straight into the ER, where anything can and does happenTRAUMA is Dr. Cole's harrowing account of his life spent in the ER and on the battlegrounds, fighting to save lives. In addition to his gripping stories of treating victims of gunshot wounds, stabbings, attempted suicides, flesh-eating bacteria, car crashes, industrial accidents, murder, and war, the book also covers the years during Cole's residency training when he was faced with 120-hour work weeks, excessive sleep deprivation, and the pressures of having to manage people dying of traumatic injury, often with little support. Unlike the authors of other medical memoirs, Cole trained to be a surgeon in the military and served as a physician member of a Marine Corps reconnaissance unit, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), and on a Navy Reserve SEAL team. From treating war casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq to his experiences as a civilian trauma surgeon treating alcoholics, drug addicts, criminals, and the mentally deranged, TRAUMA is an intense look at one man's commitment to his country and to those most desperately in need of aid.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Quick lookup for the most essential info in critical care! Ideal for quick reference at the bedside, The Little ICU Book is a condensed, compact version of The ICU Book, Dr. Marino’s best-selling comprehensive intensive care reference.The Little ICU Book zeroes in on only the essentials for the hands-on care of critically ill adult patients. Its fast-access format makes it an indispensible resource for residents as well as busy critical care physicians. Key Features:Apply the latest know-how with comprehensive updates throughout the book.Find the answers you need quickly with a concise outline format and Dr. Marino’s accessible, reader-friendly writing style.Grasp visual concepts at a glance through abundant clear, colorful illustrations and tables.Carry it with you everywhere thanks to its portable size.
The updated edition reflects recent advances in orthopaedic traumatology and a wealth of evidence-based, clinical expertise from world-class surgeons. It expands on the award-winning 2007 edition, with a more extensive video library that is notable in depth and breadth. The expertly written and richly illustrated text, coupled with the remarkable video compilation, enable surgeons to augment skills, overcome challenges, perfect surgical techniques, and successfully manage even the most complex cases.Master orthopaedic surgeons present state-of-the art approaches for treating traumatic injuries that range from those that are life-threatening to the more routine. Throughout 36 chapters and professionally produced videos, cutting-edge concepts and step-by-step guidance are provided on the following:Clinical evaluationInjury classificationStandardized guidelinesNon-operative methodsIndications for surgical treatmentCurrent surgical techniquesComorbidities, potential hazards, and complicationsClinical pearls, tips and tricksSurviving the nightOutcome dataCase studiesKey Highlights:More than 150 high-quality surgical videos are a superb learning tool, providing ample opportunity to watch, listen, and acquire new insights from orthopaedic experts as they perform a wide array of surgeriesVideos detail surgical procedures from preoperative planning and patient positioning to suturing the skin, featuring personalized commentary that delivers one-on-one trainingMore than 1,500 first-rate illustrations, diagrams, and radiographic studiesThis impressive, multimedia resource is an invaluable, must-have tool for orthopaedic surgeons, emergency room physicians, and residents who treat patients with traumatic skeletal injuries. It also provides a fundamental resource for board-exam preparation.