Trauma, Seventh Edition

ISBN-13: 9780071663519

ISBN-10: 0071663517

Author: Kenneth Mattox, Ernest Moore, David Feliciano

Edition: 7

Publication date:
2012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Format:
Hardcover 1248 pages
Category:
Medical, Nursing, Education, Emergency Medicine
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Acknowledged author Kenneth Mattox wrote Trauma, Seventh Edition comprising 1248 pages back in 2012. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0071663517 and 9780071663519. Since then Trauma, Seventh Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $33.26 or rent at the marketplace.


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The definitive guide to trauma surgery―now in full color!

A Doody's Core Title for 2015!

The seventh edition, Trauma reaffirms its status as the leading comprehensive textbook in the field. With a new full-color design and a rich atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, Trauma, 7e takes you through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter. The book also features timely coverage that explains how to care for war victims who may require acute interventions such as amputation.

Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus informative tables throughout, this trusted reference begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help you respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help you successfully 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.

FEATURES

  • NEW! Trauma Atlas contains precise, concept-clarifying anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques that make common procedures more accessible than ever before
  • High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares you for the wide spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care, including: Disaster and mass casualty; Rural trauma; Management of shock; Post-injury hemotherapy and hemostasis; Emergency department thoracotomy; Diagnostic and interventional radiology; Surgeon-performed ultrasound; Anesthesia and pain management; Infection;
  • A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries;
  • Detailed discussion of the management of complications