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Manage trauma in the emergency setting with confidence using the battle-tested strategies featured in Emergent Management of Trauma.
The approach emphasizes a practical method of diagnosis and management of trauma. Key information is summarized in outline format, tables, and charts. Simple line drawings illustrate procedures clearly and concisely, and radiographs are provided where necessary.
Organized from head to toe, the material gives the busy emergency physician, student, resident, or attending a reliable ally in the care of trauma patients.
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"I recommend it without reservation." --Annals of Emergency Medicine "Covers a tremendous amount of material in a convenient, easy-to-digest format." --Academic Emergency Medicine "...An excellent introduction for the novice and a quick, comprehensive review for the resident physician." --The Journal of Emergency Medicine The answers you need... 24/7 When should I call for a consultation? What type of splint should be applied? What is the pediatric dose of a drug? Your answers are only a glance away with this portable resource. NEW TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EDITION *mass casualty triage *the new "injury severity scoring system" *current techniques for open fracture management *emergency ultrasonography *biological terrorism *toxicological disasters *environmental emergencies such as high altitude sickness FEATURES *Organized by anatomic area of injury *Key information is summarized in outline format, with tables, charts, and algorithms *Simple line drawings illustrate procedures clearly and concisely *Mini Drug Formulary includes the latest antibioticsAbout the Author:
Thomas A. Scaletta, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, West Suburban Hospital Medical Center, Oak Park, Illinois. Jeffre J. Schaider, MD, Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0070572380
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0070572380