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Title Complicated war trauma and care of the wounded : the Israeli experience in medical care and humanitarian support of syrian refugees / Salman Zarka, Alexander Lerner, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Part I: Introduction; 1: Introduction; References; 2: Ethical Challenges; 2.1 Ethics and Conflict; 2.2 Humanitarian Aid Standard; 2.3 Agreement to Treatment-Legal and Bioethical Aspects; 2.4 Partial Information; 2.5 Treatment Priority; References; Part II: Psychiatrics; 3: Mental Trauma in Injured War Refugees; 4: Treatment and Support for Patients with Mental War Trauma; Part III: Trauma; 5: Abdominal Injury; 5.1 Case Presentation; 5.2 Teaching Points; 5.3 Clinical Implications; 5.4 Damage Control; 5.5 Summary
6: Things Aren't Always What They Seem: The Case of Hala6.1 Case Presentation; 6.1.1 Teaching Points; 6.2 Clinical Implications; 6.3 Summary; References; 7: Damage Control; 7.1 Case Presentation; 7.2 Teaching Points; 7.3 Clinical Implications; 7.4 Damage Control; 7.5 Summary; 8: Pelvic Injury; 8.1 Case Presentation; 8.2 Teaching Points; 8.3 Clinical Implications; 8.4 Damage Control; 8.5 Summary; 9: Vascular Trauma; 10: Chest Trauma; 10.1 Case Presentation; 10.2 Teaching Points; 10.3 Clinical Implications; 10.4 Damage Control; 10.5 Summary; Reference
11: Multidisciplinary Care of 13-Year-ƯOld Syrian Child11.1 Case Description; 11.2 Discussion; References; 12: Anesthesia for Trauma Wounded; 12.1 Case Presentation; 12.1.1 General Information; 12.1.2 Teaching Points; 12.1.3 Clinical Implications; 13: High-Velocity Bullets Urogenital Combat Injuries: Lessons from the Syrian War; 13.1 Upper Ureteral Injury: Case Presentation; 13.1.1 Teaching Points; 13.1.2 Clinical Implications; 13.1.3 Damage Control and Final Reconstruction; 13.2 Lower Ureteral Injury: Case Presentation; 13.2.1 Teaching Points; 13.2.2 Clinical Implications
13.2.3 Damage Control and Definitive Reconstruction13.3 Proximal Urethral Injury: Case Presentation; 13.3.1 Teaching Points; 13.3.2 Clinical Implications; 13.3.3 Damage Control and Definitive Reconstruction; 13.4 Penile Urethral Injury; 13.4.1 Teaching Points; 13.4.2 Clinical Implications; 13.4.3 Damage Control and Definitive Reconstruction; 13.5 Discussion; Part IV: Orthopedics; 14: Neglected Fracture of the Femoral Head with Hip Dislocation; 14.1 Introduction; 14.2 Case Report; 14.3 Radiologic Findings; 14.4 Diagnosis; 14.5 Surgical Management; 14.6 Postoperative Management
14.7 DiscussionReferences; 15: Complex Lower Limb Deformity in Paediatric Patient After Blast Injury with Extensive Tissue Damage and Loss: A Case Report; 15.1 Case Presentation; 15.2 Clinical implications and Conclusions; 16: Acute Shortening and Angulation for Limb Salvage in Pediatric Patient After High-Energy Blast Injury; 16.1 Case Presentation; 16.2 Damage Control; 16.3 Clinical Implications; 16.4 Teaching Points; 16.5 Summary; 17: Staged External Fixation Protocol in Treatment of Complex Limb Trauma; 17.1 Damage Control; 17.2 Clinical Implications; 17.3 Teaching Points
Summary "This book presents carefully selected case reports that document some of the most important lessons learned at Ziv Medical Center, the northernmost Israeli hospital responsible for the medical care and support of wounded and patients from the Syrian civil war. The aim is to provide practitioners with new knowledge on effective ways of dealing with the emergencies encountered in the context of such conflicts. The case reports cover in particular the specialties of Trauma and Critical Care, Orthopedics, and Surgery, but also relate to Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatric Care. Some of the cases of trauma are of a nature not previously encountered by Western medicine, and include instances in which multidisciplinary care played a vital role. Featuring many informative illustrations, the book will be of value for all who work in emergency and military medicine and related disciplines, from novices to the more experienced"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 9, 2017)
Subject War wounds.
War-Related Injuries
Orthopaedics & fractures.
Accident & emergency medicine.
Critical care surgery.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Refugees -- Medical care
War wounds
Syria -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Refugees -- Medical care
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Zarka, Salman, editor
Lerner, A. (Alexander), editor.
ISBN 9783319533391