Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital, The

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Sheridan, Robert L.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-174596-3

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of residents, fellows, and faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series is a practical, accessible guide to the evaluation and management of trauma and burn patients.

In a format designed for quick reference, this pocket-sized book presents hospital tested guidelines and procedures for pre-hospital care and transport, immediate assessment and interventions, and evaluation and management of specific injuries at each anatomic site. Chapters on specific injuries follow a consistent structure: epidemiology and mechanisms, important surgical anatomy, important physiology, initial evaluation, diagnostic methods, nonoperative management, operative techniques, postoperative care, rehabilitation, and long-term follow-up.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Sheridan, Robert L.
ISBN: 978-0-78-174596-3
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 800
Illustrations: 140
Year: 2004