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The world's leading resource for to diagnosing and treating any injury--quickly, safely, and effectively
Doody's Core Titles for 2021 Unparalleled in its breadth and depth of expertly crafted content, Trauma takes you through the full range of injuries you are likely to encounter. With a full-color atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, this trusted classic provides thorough coverage of kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury, the epidemiology of trauma, injury prevention, the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport, and more. It then reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections; delivers a clear, organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols; and shows how to 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.
500 photos and illustrations
Numerous X-rays, CT scans, and algorithms
High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient
A-to-Z overview of management of specific traumatic injuries
Detailed discussion of the management of complications
About the Author
Founding EditorsDavid V. Feliciano, MD, (Baltimore, MD) is Professor of Surgery, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medicine Center.Ernest E. Moore, MD, (Denver, CO) is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado at Denver at Health Sciences Center. He is also Chief of Surgery at the Denver Health Medical Center.Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, (Houston, TX) is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He is Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at the Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston.Associate EditorsChad G. Ball, MD, MSC, (Calgary, Alberta, CA) is Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Rosemary Kozar, MD, PhD, (Baltimore, MD) is Professor of Surgery, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medicine Center.Hasan B. Alam, MD, (Ann Arbor, MI) is Professor and Chief, Division of General Surgery, University of Michigan Health System. Kenji Inaba, MD, (Los Angeles, CA) is Associate Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. David H. Livingston, MD, (Newark, NJ) is Howe Professor and Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, New Jersey Trauma Center, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Martin Schreiber, MD, (Portland, OR) is Professor and Chief, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University.