Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Varon, Albert J.; Smith, Charles E.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-1-31-663671-8

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Covering the most important topics in trauma anesthesia, this updated edition provides anesthesiology trainees and practitioners with a practical basis for managing trauma patients.

Many recent advances in trauma care are identified, including paradigm shifts in the management of bleeding and coagulopathy, new neuromuscular blockade and anticoagulant reversal drugs, and updated clinical practice guidelines. This volume provides a concise, practical review of the essential elements in the care of the severely injured trauma patient, including emergency airway management, fluid and blood resuscitation, monitoring, coagulation therapy, regional and general anesthesia, and perioperative care. Edited by two of the most experienced trauma anesthesiologists in the United States, with chapters written by experts from leading US and Canadian trauma centers with the highest and most varied caseload of critically injured patients, Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia identifies new trends in surgery and anesthesiology practices that impact on the management of trauma patients.

Key Features:

  • Includes the most important topics in trauma anesthesia, providing anesthesiologists with a solid foundation for managing trauma
  • Offers a concise review of the essential elements in the care of the severely injured trauma patient
  • Identifies new trends in surgery and anesthesiology practices that impact the management of trauma patients, including echocardiography and regional anesthesia

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Varon, Albert J.; Smith, Charles E.
ISBN: 978-1-31-663671-8
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 342
Illustrations: 69
Year: 2018

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