Essential emergency trauma

Kaushal Shah, Daniel Egan, Joshua Quaas

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Essential Emergency Trauma is a concise, reader-friendly, and portable reference on the care of trauma patients in the emergency department. Geared to practicing emergency physicians, residents, and medical students, the book focuses sharply on the key details needed to stabilize and treat trauma patients with a wide variety of injuries. Major sections cover trauma of each anatomic region. Each section opens with a chapter "The First 15 Minutes, Algorithm, and Decision Making". Subsequent chapters focus on specific injury patterns, emphasizing pathophysiology, diagnosis, evaluation, and management. The information is presented in bullet points with numerous tables and images. Each chapter ends with an up-to-date review of the "Best Evidence".

Original languageEnglish
PublisherWolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP)
Number of pages432
ISBN (Electronic)9781451153187
ISBN (Print)9781608318940
StatePublished - 17 Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes


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