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Title Trauma intensive care / edited by Samuel A. Tisherman, Raquel M. Forsythe
Published Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, ©2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Pittsburgh critical care medicine series
Pittsburgh critical care medicine.
Contents Cover; Contents; Contributors; Section 1: Structure; 1 Development of the Trauma Intensive Care Unit within Trauma Systems; 2 Injury Severity Scoring Systems; Section 2: Patient Management; 3 The Tertiary Survey: How to Avoid Missed Injuries; 4 Monitors and Drains in Trauma Patients; 5 Airway Management in the Intensive Care Unit; 6 Resuscitation from Hemorrhagic Shock; 7 Massive Transfusions and Coagulopathy; 8 Ventilator Management of Trauma Patients; 9 Abdominal Trauma; 10 Soft Tissue Trauma and Rhabdomyolysis; 11 Orthopedic Trauma
12 Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment, Pathophysiology, and management13 Management of the Brain-dead Organ Donor; 14 Management of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury; 15 Burn Care; 16 Acute Kidney Injury; 17 Endocrinology in the Critically Injured Patient; 18 Infection and Antibiotic Management; 19 Hypothermia and Trauma; 20 Nutrition; 21 Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis; 22 Sedation and Analgesia in the Intensive Care Unit; 23 Pediatric Trauma; 24 Critical Care and Trauma in Pregnancy; 25 Geriatric Trauma Critical Care; 26 Toxicology; 27 Rehabilitation Considerations of Trauma Patients
Section 3: Other Issues28 Legal Issues in Trauma Intensive Care; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary Management of critically-ill trauma patients presents multiple challenges that are unique to this patient population. Optimal management of the trauma patient requires establishing priorities of care, minimizing complications, and striving to return the trauma victim to the best possible functional outcome. Yet, most books devoted to trauma focus on prehospital care, the initial assessment of trauma patients, and operative management of specific injuries. Part of the Pittsburgh Critical Care Medicine series, this book will help intensivisits involved in the care of trauma patients implement be
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.
Trauma centers.
Critical care medicine.
Intensive care units.
Wounds and Injuries -- therapy
Critical Care -- methods
Intensive Care Units
Trauma Centers
Critical Care
intensive care units.
MEDICAL -- Sports Medicine.
Critical care medicine
Intensive care units
Trauma centers
Wounds and injuries -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Tisherman, Samuel A.
Forsythe, Raquel M.
LC no. 2012049560
ISBN 9780199777808