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The definitive guide to trauma surgery—now in full color!
The seventh edition, Trauma reaffirms its status as the leading comprehensive textbook in the field. With a new full-color design and a rich atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, Trauma, 7e takes you through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter. The book also features timely coverage that explains how to care for war victims who may require acute interventions such as amputation.
Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus informative tables throughout, this trusted reference begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help you respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help you successfully handle specific challenges in trauma—including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds—in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure.
NEW! Trauma Atlas contains precise, concept-clarifying anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques that make common procedures more accessible than ever before
High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares you for the wide spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care, including:
Disaster and mass casualty;
Management of shock;
Post-injury hemotherapy and hemostasis;
Emergency department thoracotomy;
Diagnostic and interventional radiology;
Anesthesia and pain management;
A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries;
Detailed discussion of the management of complications
Table of contents
SECTION I: TRAUMA OVERVIEW 1. Kinematics 2. Epidemiology 3. Injury Prevention 4. Trauma Systems, Triage, and Transport 5. Injury Severity Scoring and Outcomes Research 6. Acute Care Surgery SECTION II: GENERALIZED APPROCHES TO TRAUMA PATIENT 7. Prehospital Care 8. Disaster and Mass Casualty 9. Rural Trauma 10. Initial Assessment and Management 11. Airway Management 12. Management of Shock 13. Postinjury Hemotherapy and Hemostasis 14. Emergency Department Thoracotomy 15. Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology 16. Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound in Acute Care Surgery 17. Principles of Anesthesia and Pain Management 18. Infections SECTION III: MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC INJURIES 19. Injury to the Brain 20. Eye 21. Face 22. Neck 23. Vetebrae & Spinal Cord 24. Trauma Thoracotomy: Principles and Techniques 25. Lung, Trachea, & Esophagus 26. Heart and Thoracic Vascular Injuries 27. Trauma Laparotomy: Principles and Techniques 28. Diaphragm 29. Liver and Biliary Tract 30. Injury to the Spleen 31. Stomach and Small Bowel 32. Duodenum & Pancreas 33. Colon and Rectal Trauma 34. Abdominal Vascular Injury 35. Pelvis 36. Genitourinary Trauma 37. Trauma in Pregnancy 38. Trauma Damage Control 39. Upper Extremity 40. Lower Extremity 41. Peripheral Vascular Injury SECTION IV: SPECIFIC CHALLENGES IN TRAUMA 42. Alcohol and Drugs 43. The Pediatric Patient 44. The Geriatric Patient 45. Ethics of Acute Care Surgery 46. Social Violence 47. Wounds, Bites, and Stings 48. Burns & Radiation 49. Temperature Related Syndromes: Hyperthermia, Hypothermia and Frostbite 50. Organ Procurement for Transplantation 51. Rehabilitation 52. Modern Combat Casualty Care 53. Genomics & Acute Care Surgery 54. Trauma, Medicine, and the Law SECTION V: MANAGEMENT OF COMPLIATIONS AFTER TRAUMA 55. Principles of Critical Care 56. Cardiovascular Failure 57. Respiratory Insufficiency 58. Gastrointestinal Failure 59. Renal Failure 60. Nutritional Support and Electrolyte Management 61. Multiple Organ Failure Atlas Index
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He is Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at the Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Ernest E. Moore, MD is Professor and Vice Chairman in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is the Chief of Surgery at the Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.
David V. Feliciano, MD is Attending Surgeon, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, and Professor of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia.