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Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma

Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma

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Edward J. Newton, Demetrios Demetriades, Diku P. Mandavia
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  • Date Published: September 2003
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521781480

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  • This comprehensive full-color atlas guides clinicians in recognizing, prioritizing, and managing trauma patients by utilizing the physical cues relevant to the emergency setting. Nearly 700 images bring the reader to the bedside of patients with a complete range of traumatic injuries, including motor vehicle accidents, falls, lacerations, burns, impalements, stabbings, and gunshot wounds. Organized by major body areas, the text discusses management guidelines, emergency workup protocols, and common pitfalls. The Atlas is an essential resource for those involved in trauma care.

    • Comprehensive color atlas cataloging full spectrum of injuries with nearly 700 clinical photographs, radiographs, and illustrations
    • Features management guidelines and common pitfalls for car accidents, falls, lacerations, burns, impalements, stabbings, and gunshot wounds
    • Distinguished authors are from the busiest emergency department and largest trauma center in North America
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    • This book was highly commended in the BMA Medical Book Competition for 2004

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    "This text is a very exciting tour of trauma through a colorful lens. This book presents a unique colorful survey of excellent trauma photographs from head to toe. This book brings to 'life' many trauma conditions that might otherwise take a lifetime of experience to encounter. It offers an enthusiastic, unique survey of the lesions found in trauma patients and will be an excellent introduction for many individuals attracted to the trauma field." Lorne Blackbourne, Stephen M. Cohn, The Journal of TRAUMA Injury, Infection, and Critical Care

    "...a considerable amount of good information...The Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma would be an excellent addition to an emergency medical library as an easy and informative read. This book is to be recommended as an important addition to the emergency medicine literature." Bradley F. Peckler, MD, Annals of Emergency Medicine

    "I welcome the opportunity to utilize this impressive compilation of images and techniques in my teaching and clinical work, and I highly recommend its use to ICU, OR and ER nurses." Journal of Trauma Nursing

    "[E]njoyable...I have not encountered an atlas offering such a useful combination of text and images." Ian Higginson, Emergency Departments, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Emergency Medicine Australasia

    "This atlas allows the reader a more thorough understanding of each injury through the use of chronological images. Because of the diversity of pictures and concise text, the Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma is a must-have addition to the library of any physician involved in the care of the trauma patient." Jill Corbo, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Academic Emergency Medical Journal

    "This book is to be recommended as an important addition to the emergency medicine literature." Annals of Emergency Medicine

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2003
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521781480
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 223 x 289 x 21 mm
    • weight: 1.32kg
    • contains: 360 b/w illus. 300 colour illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Head injury Edward J. Newton
    2. Facial injury Edward J. Newton
    3. Neck injury Demetrios Demetriades
    4. Chest injury Demetrios Demetriades
    5. Abdominal injury Demetrios Demetriades
    6. Musculoskeletal injury Diku P. Mandavia
    7. Spine injury Edward J. Newton
    8. Skin and soft tissue injury Diku P. Mandavia.

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  • Editors

    Diku P. Mandavia, University of Southern California

    Edward J. Newton, University of Southern California

    Demetrios Demetriades, University of Southern California


    Edward J. Newton, Demetrios Demetriades, Diku P. Mandavia


    • This book was highly commended in the BMA Medical Book Competition for 2004

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