Penetrating Trauma

Penetrating Trauma

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Surgery needs skill. Skill needs knowledge. Knowledge of tricks, moves, and tools. This book is about such knowledge. Expert authors have contributed technical pearls, gained by years of experience. The short a€œhow-I-do-ita€ chapters offer the reader a quick and effective guide that will be invaluable when addressing any penetrating injury. The book is not intended to serve as a comprehensive volume of pathophysiology and management in trauma; rather the goal is to provide practical solutions on how to treat injuries surgically. It describes the steps that you must take when, in the middle of the night, confronted with devastating bleeding, you will have only one chance to save a life!Delay in repair of esophageal injury has been described as an independent risk factor for death [35]. Therefore, the ... American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (2008) ATLS: Advanced trauma life support for doctors (Student Course Manual), 8th Edition. ... Litvack ZN et al (2006) Self-inflicted nail-gun injury with 12 cranial penetrations and associated cerebral trauma. ... Murano Tetal (2005) Civilian craniocerebral gunshot wounds: an update in predicting outcomes.

Title:Penetrating Trauma
Author:George C. Velmahos, Elias Degiannis, Dietrich Doll
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-09-28


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