This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It will provide a didactic guide to the management of severely injured patients. It aims to be an in valuable resource for medical students and junior doctors involved in the care of the trauma casualty. It will provide the key principles of trauma resuscitation together with concise information on the diagnosis and acute management of traumatic injuries. Readers will benefit from clear explanation and synthesis of the recent data, description of new techniques and approaches, step by step guides to practical procedures, tips and pitfalls sections and logical algorithms to guide diagnosis and management. Readers will therefore have to hand both a practical guide to trauma management and an up to date resource of current thinking in trauma care.
Didactic guide to practical treatment of major trauma.
Very up to date; author has direct experience of latest thinking in both UK and USA.
Gives logical algorithms to guide diagnosis and treatment.
"It provides key competencies in the management of injury in a portable, user friendly format." David J. Dries, MD(University of Minnesota Medical School)Doody's Book Review Service
By Adam Brooks, MD, Consultant in Hepatobiliary and Emergency Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK; P. F. Mahoney, Senior Lecturer in Military Critical Care; and Timothy J. Hodgetts, QHP, OstJ, FRCP, FRCSEd(Hon), FFAEM, FIMC, RCSEd, MMedEd, RAMC, Visiting Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Birmingham, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, British Army, UK
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