The Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital

The Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of residents, fellows, and faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series is a practical, accessible guide to the evaluation and management of trauma and burn patients. In a format designed for quick reference, this pocket-sized book presents hospital tested guidelines and procedures for pre-hospital care and transport, immediate assessment and interventions, and evaluation and management of specific injuries at each anatomic site. Chapters on specific injuries follow a consistent structure: epidemiology and mechanisms, important surgical anatomy, important physiology, initial evaluation, diagnostic methods, nonoperative management, operative techniques, postoperative care, rehabilitation, and long-term follow-up.Dysfunctional Motion Protective mechanisms lead to maladaptive patterns of use after injury. 7. Compartment Syndrome Compartment syndrome can develop after crush injury, ... Available at: http://; accessed March, 2003. ... Update on tendon repair. Clin Plast Surg 1997;24(1):161-173. Martin DS, Collins ED. Manual of acute hand injuries. St. Louis: ... Stone C. Plastic surgery: facts.

Title:The Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital
Author:Robert Leo Sheridan
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004-01-01


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