Prehospital Trauma Care

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Eldar Soreide, Christopher M. Grande
CRC Press, 27 jul. 2001 - 816 páginas
Comprehensive in scope and content, Prehospital Trauma Care (PTC) covers all aspects of emergency medicine-triage assessment and treatment, anesthesia, intensive care, psychiatry, health and military disasters, burns, shock, and surgery.
Written by over 70 distinguished international experts representing Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Den
 

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Scope and Practice
1
Demographics
19
Mechanisms of Injury in Trauma
39
The Role of the Physician in Prehospital Trauma Care
61
The Role of the Transport Nurse in Prehospital Trauma Care
69
The Role of the Paramedic in Prehospital Trauma Care
79
Safety Aspects and Teamwork
83
Disasters and Mass Casualty Situations
99
Patients With Multiple Trauma Including Head Injuries
381
The Patient With Penetrating Injuries
403
Prehospital Trauma Management of the Pediatric Patient
421
Trauma in the Elderly
441
The Pregnant Trauma Patient
451
The Entrapped Patient
471
Patients With Orthopedic Injuries
529
Burns
577

Research and Uniform Reporting
131
Trauma Scoring
153
Organization Documentation and Continuous Quality Improvement
169
Initial Assessment Triage and Basic and Advanced Life Support
181
Advanced Airway Management and Use of Anesthetic Drugs
203
Oxygenation Ventilation and Monitoring
255
Basic Pathophysiology and Treatment
273
Prehospital Vascular Access for the Trauma Patient
289
FluidsWhen What and How Much?
299
Use of Pneumatic Antishock Garment
317
Surgical Procedures
323
Prevention and Treatment
355
Analgesia Sedation and Other Pharmacotherapy
369
Medical Aspects of the HAZMAT System
593
NearDrowning
603
Accidental Hypothermia and Avalanche Injuries
615
Diving Injuries and Hyperbaric Medicine
639
Snake Insect and Marine Bites and Stings
657
When Is It Appropriate?
687
Trauma in Rural and Remote Areas
703
Trauma Care Support for Mass Events Counterterrorism and VIP Protection
719
Arriving and Interacting in the Emergency Department
737
Psychological Aspects Debriefing
753
The Role of Human Factors in Improving Trauma Care
767
Back Cover
807
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