Emergency Medicine Approach and Management of Traumatic Injuries: An Overview

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Abstract

This article provides an overview to the initial approach to serious traumatic injuries. It reviews the basic general approach to the traumatized patient and a discussion of specific areas and injuries. It provides an overview to the initial management and highlights key concepts in resuscitation of the traumatized patient.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Cardiovascular Research and Medicine
PublisherElsevier
Pages221-230
Number of pages10
Volume1-4
ISBN (Electronic)9780128051542
ISBN (Print)9780128096574
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • Abdominal trauma
  • Acute
  • Blunt trauma
  • Chest trauma
  • Emergency department
  • Emergency medicine
  • Head trauma
  • Penetrating trauma
  • Resuscitation
  • Trauma

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