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Trauma Resuscitation : The Team Approach - Peter A. Driscoll

Trauma Resuscitation

The Team Approach

By: Peter A. Driscoll (Editor), Carl L. Gwinnutt (Editor), Olive Goodall (Editor), Cindy Jimmerson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 10th June 1994
ISBN: 9780333545386
Number Of Pages: 494

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This text highlights the need for all team members to understand the principles of trauma care so that the maximun co-operation can lead to a more rapid anticipation of the patients needs. It reviews trauma care body system by body system. Particular attention is paid to the normal system before the pathophysiological chamges due to trauma. The management of these changes are reviewed. The book is intended to equip all personnel with information that will assist them in developing the appropriate decision making skills for managing the injured patient. It is aimed at nurses on post-registration trauma courses, paramedic training courses, accident and emergency tutors, Project 2000 accident and emergency courses (as a supplementary) and at any workers in the area of accident and emergency.

Preface - Introduction; P.Driscoll - Resuscitation and Stabilization of the Severely Injured Patient; P.Driscoll & S.Brook - Management of the Airway and Cervical Spine Control; G.Gwinnutt, P.Driscoll & O.Goodall - Thoracic Trauma; P.Driscoll, C.Gwinnutt & O.Goodall - Shock; P.Driscoll, C.Gwinnutt, T.Brown & O.Goodall - Abdomen and Pelvic Trauma; T.Brown, A.Hamilton & P.Driscoll - Head Trauma; P.Driscoll, C.Gwinnutt & D.Hodgkinson - Facial, Opthalmic and Otolaryngology Trauma; C.LeDuc Jimmerson & G.Lomas - Spinal Trauma; P.Driscoll, O.Goodall & R.Harvey - Extremity Trauma; P.Driscoll, C.Gwinnutt & S.Brook - Soft Tissue Trauma; C.Siddall, P.Driscoll & T.Hodgetts - Trauma in Pregnancy, Paediatrics and the Elderly; C.LeDuc Jimmerson, P.Driscoll & C.Gwinnutt - Burns; C.LeDuc Jimmerson, P.Driscoll & C.Gwinnutt - Hypothermia; P.Driscoll & T.Brown - Near Drowning; P.Driscoll & T.Brown - Radiation; S.Walker & T.Hodgetts - Social and Psychological Issues in Major Trauma and Sudden Death; G.Ellison, O.Goodall & T.Brown - Medico-legal Problems in Trauma Care; O.Goodall & P.Driscoll - Major Incidents;T.Hodgetts,K.MacWay-Jones & G.Lomas - Trauma Team Protection from Infective Contamination; J.Walker & P.Driscoll - Resuscitation Room Layout & Equipment; M.Doyle, O.Goodall, P.Driscoll & T.Brown - Trauma Scoring; M.Woodford - Trauma Care in Areas of Limited Resources; A.Brown,J.Niener & P.Driscoll - Index - List of Surgical Procedures

ISBN: 9780333545386
ISBN-10: 0333545389
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 494
Published: 10th June 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.49  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.75
Edition Number: 15