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Aeromedical Evacuation : Management of Acute and Stabilized Patients

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William W. Hurd, William Beninati, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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Now in its fully revised and expanded second edition, this volume is the definitive resource on long-distance air transport of injured patients in both peacetime and wartime. It discusses the history of aeromedical evacuation, triage and staging of the injured patient, evacuation from site of injury to medical facility, air-frame capabilities, medical capabilities in- flight, response to in-flight emergencies, and mass emergency evacuation. Specific medical conditions are addressed in detail in…
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Hurd, William W.
Beninati, William
Responsibility
William W. Hurd, William Beninati, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 418 p.) : 125 illus., 81 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030159030
9783030159023 (Print ed.)
9783030159047 (Print ed.)
9783030159054 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Air Ambulances
Critical Care - methods
Emergency Medical Services
Rescue Work
Transportation of Patients
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Now in its fully revised and expanded second edition, this volume is the definitive resource on long-distance air transport of injured patients in both peacetime and wartime. It discusses the history of aeromedical evacuation, triage and staging of the injured patient, evacuation from site of injury to medical facility, air-frame capabilities, medical capabilities in- flight, response to in-flight emergencies, and mass emergency evacuation. Specific medical conditions are addressed in detail in the second half of the book, including general surgical casualties such as abdominal wounds and soft tissue injuries, vascular injuries, maxillofacial injuries, head and spinal cord injuries, ophthalmologic casualties, orthopedic casualties, burns, pediatric casualties, obstetric-gynecologic casualties, and more. For each medical condition, important topics are addressed such as conditions needed to be met before transportation, special concerns, supplies and needs of the specific patients and possible in-flight emergencies and their appropriated treatment. Containing several new chapters and featuring extensively updated contributions from experts in the field, Aeromedical Evacuation: Management of the Acute and Stabilized Patient, Second Edition is a must-have reference for a whole new generation of military flight surgeons and flight nurses responsible for aeromedical evacuation of casualties as well as civilian physicians and nurses involved in air transport of ill and post-operative patients.
Contents
Part I. The Need -- Introduction -- Aeromedical Evacuation: A Historical Perspective -- Military Casualty Evacuation: MEDEVAC -- Civilian Air Medical Transport -- Part II. The Means -- Aircraft Considerations for Aeromedical Evacuation -- Preparation for Long-Distance Aeromedical Evacuation -- Aeromedical Patient Staging -- Military Aeromedical Evacuation Nursing -- Critical-Care Air Transport: Patient Flight Physiology and Organizational Considerations -- Part III. The Patients -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Patients with Abdominal, Genitourinary, and Soft Tissue Injuries -- Orthopedic Patients -- Aeromedical Evacuation of the Neurosurgical Patient -- Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Patients -- Care of Ophthalmic Casualties -- Peripheral Vascular Casualties -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Cardiothoracic Casualties -- Burn Casualties -- Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation -- Medical Casualties -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Patients with Contagious Infections -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Obstetric and Gynecological Patients -- Overview of Pediatric and Neonatal Transport -- Aeromedical Evacuation of Psychiatric Casualties.
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Auerbach's wilderness medicine

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editor Paul S. Auerbach ; associate editors Tracy A. Cushing, N. Stuart Harris. (7th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2017.
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Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting. World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce. Now in an exciting 2-volume set tha…
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Auerbach, Paul S.
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editor Paul S. Auerbach ; associate editors Tracy A. Cushing, N. Stuart Harris
Edition
7th ed.
Alternate Title
Wilderness medicine
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2017
Physical Description
1 online resource, 2848 p.
ISBN
9780323359429
Subjects (MeSH)
Wilderness Medicine
Emergency Treatment - methods
Recreation
Rescue Work
Survival
Subjects (LCSH)
Outdoor medical emergencies
First aid in illness and injury
Wilderness Medicine
Emergency Treatment - methods
Environmental Exposure
Rescue Work
Survival
Abstract
Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting. World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce. Now in an exciting 2-volume set that includes convenient online access, this indispensable resource equips physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, first responders, and rescuers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively address and prevent injuries and illnesses – no matter where they happen.
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Auerbach's wilderness medicine

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Auerbach, Paul. (7th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , 2017.
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Auerbach, Paul
Edition
7th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
2017
ISBN
9780323359429
Subjects (MeSH)
Wilderness Medicine
Emergency Treatment - methods
Recreation
Rescue Work
Survival
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Access to this online resource is restricted to IWK Health Centre employees working from inside the hospital network.
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Catastrophic disaster planning and response

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Oliver, Clifford. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , 2010.
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Oliver, Clifford
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
2010
Physical Description
376 p.
ISBN
9781439841754
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Rescue Work
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
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e-Book
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Mass Casualty Incidents : the nuts and bolts of preparedness and response for acute disasters

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Mauricio Lynn. (1st ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2016.
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This manual is aimed to provide health care professionals, at the scene and at hospitals, as well as allied organizations, a practical and operational approach for planning the response to mass casualty incidents (MCI's), with emphasis to the types of events that are sudden in nature, resulting in a number of injured or contaminated patients that overwhelm the local health care system. From activation of the MCI plan to the specific medical care of multiple simultaneous patients, the manual off…
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Lynn, Mauricio
Responsibility
Mauricio Lynn
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 95 p. : 36 illus., 5 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781493934966
9781493934942 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning - organization & administration
Emergency Medical Services - methods
Emergency Treatment - methods
Hospital Planning - methods
Mass Casualty Incidents
Rescue Work
Abstract
This manual is aimed to provide health care professionals, at the scene and at hospitals, as well as allied organizations, a practical and operational approach for planning the response to mass casualty incidents (MCI's), with emphasis to the types of events that are sudden in nature, resulting in a number of injured or contaminated patients that overwhelm the local health care system. From activation of the MCI plan to the specific medical care of multiple simultaneous patients, the manual offers checklists and algorithms of "what to do" during the first minutes after a MCI occurred. The manual is designed to be adapted and modified for specific institutions according to their size and capabilities. Written by a world expert in the field of MCI management, Mass Casualty Incidents: The Nuts and Bolts of Preparedness and Response for Acute Disasters is a valuable resource for all health care professionals and institutions that deal with mass casualty incidents.
Contents
1. General Information -- 2. Pre-hospital Planning and Response to Sudden Mass Casualty Incidents -- 3. Hospital Planning and Response to Sudden Mass Casualty Incidents -- 4. Other Sudden Mass Casualty Incidents -- 5. Challenges Related to Mass Casualty Incidents.
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Modeling the Injury Flow and Treatment after Major Earthquakes

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Lulu Zhang, editor. --Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands , c2016.
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This book discuss a series of earthquake emergency medical rescue complex models, which can provide theoretical support for medical disaster rescue work in the future. This book consists of three parts. The first part is an introduction (chapter 1) which makes an overview of the purpose, meaning, methods and relative theory using in the research. The second part (chapter 2 to 8) includes "casualty flow" related factors such as the occurrences of earthquake casualty, the Length of Stay among the…
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Zhang, Lulu
Responsibility
Lulu Zhang, editor
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (v, 215 p. : 45 illus., 38 illus. in color)
ISBN
9789401775274
9789401775250 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Earthquakes
Models, Statistical
Rescue Work
Abstract
This book discuss a series of earthquake emergency medical rescue complex models, which can provide theoretical support for medical disaster rescue work in the future. This book consists of three parts. The first part is an introduction (chapter 1) which makes an overview of the purpose, meaning, methods and relative theory using in the research. The second part (chapter 2 to 8) includes "casualty flow" related factors such as the occurrences of earthquake casualty, the Length of Stay among the Hospitalized Patients, the medical evacuation in earthquake and rescue force related factors such as the medical rescue forces allocation in earthquake, the organization and command of earthquake rescue forces, Location and Distribution of Medical Rescue Institutions and from peacetime to wartime in hospital. The third part (chapter 9) is a summary including conclusion and policy-making suggestion. Editor Lu-lu Zhang is a Professor at the Institute of Military Health Management, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.
Contents
Introduction -- Modeling the occurrences of earthquake casualties -- Logistic Regression Modeling the Length of Stay among the Hospitalized Patients after the 2010 Yushu Earthquake -- Modeling earthquake-related medical evacuation -- Modeling the medical rescue forces allocation in earthquakes -- Modeling the organization and command of earthquake rescue forces -- Modeling Location and Distribution of Medical Support Institutions -- Modeling hospital transition from peacetime to wartime -- Summary.
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