This edition provides the reader with a pocket reference on the management of trauma. It presents simple, relevant illustrations which communicate information quickly and easily and it emphasizes safe, standard and proven methods of treatment.
This edition provides the reader with a pocket reference on the management of trauma. It presents simple, relevant illustrations which communicate information quickly and easily and it emphasizes safe, standard and proven methods of treatment. New to this edition are chapters on emergency care, both in the hospital and at the accident site.
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ACCIDENT SITE-EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Resuscitation. Thoracic Trauma. Cardiac Arrest. Shock. Intravenous Transfusion. Accident Site. Mass Disasters. Rapid Assessment. Unconscious Patient. Emergency Amputation. Gunshot and Blast Injury. Radiation Injuries and Burns. Drowning. Bites and Stings. Paediatric Resuscitation. Splinting HOSPITAL-EMERGENCY CARE Patient Transport. Hospital Reception. Resuscitation. Airway Management. Shock. Cardiac Arrest. Chest Trauma. Abdominal Injuries. Pelvis and Urinary Tract. Head Injuries. Face and Jaw. Nose. Ear Injuries. Orophrayngeal Emergencies. Eye Injuries SPECIFIC FRACTURE MANAGEMENT: Open Wounds and Fractures. Blast and Penetrating Wounds. Local Anaethesia. Vascular Injuries. Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Amputations. Crush Syndrome. Post Traumatic Syndrome. Burns. Soft Tissue Injuries. Sporting Injuries MUSCULO-SKELETAL EMERGENCIES Types of Fracture. Immobilisation Times. Pathological Fractures. Trauma in Pregnancy. Paediatric Trauma. Fractures in the Elderly. Falls from a Height. Falls on the Hand. Orthopaedic Splints. Plaster of Paris. Skelecasts. Complications of Trauma UPPER LIMB INJURIES Finger Injuries. Metacarpal Fractures. Scaphoid Fractures. Lunate Dislocations. Colles and Lower Radius and Ulna. Radius and Ulnar Shaft. Elbow Injuries. Humerus. Dislocation Shoulder. Rotator Cuff Injuries. Clavicle. Brachial Plexus SPINAL INJURIES: Causation and Transport. Cervical Spine. Thoracic and Lumbar Spine. Complications and Rehabilitation PELVIC FRACTURES Minor Pelvic Fractures. Major Pelvic Fractures. Complications LOWER LIMB INJURIES Hip Dislocation. Hip Fractures. Femoral Shaft Fractures. Knee-Ligamentous and Meniscus Fractures. Patellar Fractures. Knee Dislocations. Tibial Plateau Fractures. Complications of Knee Injuries. Tibia and Fibular Shaft. Ankle Injuries. Tendo Achillis Injuries. Talus Fractures. Calcaneal Fractures. Other Tarsal Fractures. Met Atarsal Fractures. Toe Fractures POSTOPERATIVE CARE Post-Operative Treatment. Physiotherapy /Rehabilitation. The Future E
A Simple Guide to Trauma by R.L. Huckstep
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