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Accident and emergency radiology : a survival guide

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Raby, Nigel. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, Scotland: Elsevier , 2015.
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Raby, Nigel
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3rd ed.
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Edinburgh, Scotland
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
2015
ISBN
9780702042324
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidents
Emergencies
Radiography
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Accident & emergency radiology : a survival guide

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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier , c2015.
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Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any give…
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Raby, Nigel
Berman, Laurence
Morley, Simon
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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Accident and emergency radiology
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, UK
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9780702042324
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidents
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergencies
Radiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Emergency medicine--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Diagnosis, Radioscopic--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical emergencies--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Radiography, Medical--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Abstract
Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
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Key principles -- Particular paediatric points -- Paediatric skull-suspected NAI -- Adult skull -- Face -- Shoulder -- Paediatric elbow -- Adult elbow -- Wrist & distal forearm -- Hand & fingers -- Cervical spine -- Thoracic & lumbar spine -- Pelvis -- Hip & proximal femur -- Knee -- Ankle & hindfoot -- Midfoot & forefoot -- Chest -- Abdominal pain & abdominal trauma -- Penetrating foreign bodies -- Swallowed foreign bodies -- Test yourself -- Test Yourself-answers.
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ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete : Causes, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs

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Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors. (Second edition) --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2018.
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This successful book, now in a revised and updated second edition, reviews all aspects of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in female athletes, with the focus on complete, noncontact ACL injuries. The opening section discusses anatomy and biomechanics and explains the short- and long-term impacts of complete ACL ruptures, including long-term muscle dysfunction and joint arthritis. Risk factors and possible causes of the higher noncontact ACL injury rates in female athletes compared with…
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Noyes, Frank R.
Barber-Westin, Sue
Responsibility
Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 666 p.) : 271 illus., 241 illus. in color
ISBN
9783662565582
9783662565575 (print ed.)
9783662565599 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
Athletic Injuries
Knee Injuries
Women
Specialty
Orthopedics
Sports Medicine
Abstract
This successful book, now in a revised and updated second edition, reviews all aspects of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in female athletes, with the focus on complete, noncontact ACL injuries. The opening section discusses anatomy and biomechanics and explains the short- and long-term impacts of complete ACL ruptures, including long-term muscle dysfunction and joint arthritis. Risk factors and possible causes of the higher noncontact ACL injury rates in female athletes compared with male athletes are then discussed in depth. Detailed attention is devoted to neuromuscular training programs and their effectiveness in reducing noncontact ACL injury rates in female athletes, as well as to sports-specific ACL injury prevention and conditioning programs of proven value. Rehabilitation programs after ACL injury and reconstruction that reduce the risk of a future injury are explored, and the concluding section looks at worldwide implementation of neuromuscular ACL injury prevention training and future research directions. The book will be of value to orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers, sports medicine primary care physicians, and strength and conditioning specialists.
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Part I. The Impact of ACL Injuries: Short- and Long-Term Effects on the Knee Joint -- The Impact of ACL Injuries: Short- and Long-Term Effects on the Knee Joint -- The ACL: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Mechanisms of Injury, and the Gender Disparity -- Consequences of Complete ACL Ruptures -- Muscle Dysfunction after ACL Rupture and Reconstruction: Implications for Successful Recovery -- Risks of Future Joint Arthritis and Reinjury after ACL Reconstruction. Part II. Proposed Risk Factors of Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Role of Shoe-Surface Interaction and Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Gender Differences in Muscular Protection of the Knee -- Neuromuscular Differences Between Men and Women -- Effects of Alterations in Gait Mechanics on the Development of Osteoarthritis in the ACL-Deficient Knee -- Role of the Foot and Ankle in ACL Noncontact Injuries -- Analysis of Muscle Activation Patterns During Running, Cutting, and Jumping -- Role of Core Stability in Preventing Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Role of Hip Strength and Motion in Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Recovery of Hip Muscle Strength after ACL Injury and Reconstruction: Implications for Reducing the Risk of Reinjury -- Gender Differences in Core Strength and Lower Extremity Function During the Single-leg Squat Test -- Gender Effect of Fatigue on Lower Extremity Kinematics and Kinetics During Athletic Tasks -- Tools to Identify Female Athletes at Increased Risk for Noncontact ACL Injury -- Testing for Neuromuscular Problems and Athletic Performance -- Part III. ACL Injury Prevention Programs -- Sportsmetrics ACL Intervention Training Program: Components, Results -- Sports-Specific Programs for Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, and Tennis -- ACL Injury Prevention in Soccer: The Santa Monica Experience -- ACL Injury Prevention Warm-up Programs -- Effect of Intervention Programs on Reducing the Incidence of ACL Injuries, Improving Neuromuscular Deficiencies, and Enhancing Athletic Performance -- Part IV. Reducing the Risk of Reinjury After ACL Reconstruction -- Rehabilitation After ACL Reconstruction -- Restoration of Proprioception and Neuromuscular Control Following ACL Injury or Surgery -- Role of Isokinetic Testing and Training After ACL Injury and Reconstruction -- Determination of Neuromuscular Function Before Return to Sports After ACL Reconstruction: Can We Reduce the Risk of Reinjury? -- Promotion of ACL Intervention Training -- Implementation Strategies for ACL Injury Prevention Programs -- Current Understandings and Directions for Future Research.
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ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete : Causes, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs

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Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2012.
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Nearly a million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur each year worldwide. Such injuries can cause long-term problems in the knee joint, including in particular the early onset of osteoarthritis. It has been evident for some time that a tremendous gender disparity exists in noncontact ACL injuries in sports, and this aspect has been the subject of intensive research. This textbook, focusing on female athletes, reviews and discusses:The short- and long-term impacts of ACL injuries, ri…
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Noyes, Frank R
Barber-Westin, Sue
Responsibility
Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 524 p. : 245 ill., 225 ill. in color)
ISBN
9783642325922
Subjects (MeSH)
Athletic Injuries
Knee Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament - injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament - surgery
Physical Therapy Modalities
Female
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedics
Rehabilitation
Sports medicine
Abstract
Nearly a million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur each year worldwide. Such injuries can cause long-term problems in the knee joint, including in particular the early onset of osteoarthritis. It has been evident for some time that a tremendous gender disparity exists in noncontact ACL injuries in sports, and this aspect has been the subject of intensive research. This textbook, focusing on female athletes, reviews and discusses:The short- and long-term impacts of ACL injuries, risk factors and possible causes of the higher injury risk in females, neuromuscular training programs and their effectiveness in reducing noncontact ACL injury rates in females, sports-specific programs for a range of sports with proven improvements in athletic performance, rehabilitation programs after ACL reconstruction that reduce the risk of a future injury, worldwide implementation of neuromuscular retraining. The book will be of value to orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers, sports medicine primary care physicians, and strength and conditioning specialists.
Contents
Introduction: The ACL: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Mechanisms of Injury, and the Gender Disparity. The Impact of ACL Injuries: Short- and Long-Term Effects on the Knee Joint: Consequences of Complete ACL Ruptures -- ACL Reconstruction: Chondroprotective Effects, Risks of Reinjury. Proposed Risk Factors of Noncontact ACL Injuries: Role of Shoe-Surface Interaction and Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Neuromuscular Differences Between Men and Women -- Gender Differences in Muscular Protection of the Knee -- Effects of Alterations in Gait Mechanics on the Development of Osteoarthritis in the ACL-Deficient Knee -- Analysis of Male and Female Athletes' Muscle Activation Patterns During Running, Cutting, and Jumping -- Proximal Risk Factors for ACL Injury: Role of Core Stability -- Proximal Risk Factors for ACL Injury: Role of the Hip -- Gender Differences in Core Strength and Lower Extremity Function During the Single-leg Squat Test -- Gender Effect of Fatigue on Lower Extremity Kinematics and Kinetics During Athletic Tasks -- Testing for Neuromuscular Problems and Athletic Performance. ACL Injury Prevention Programs: Sportsmetrics ACL Intervention Training Program: Components, Results -- Sports-Specific Programs for Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis -- ACL Injury Prevention in Soccer: The Santa Monica Experience -- ACL Injury Prevention Warm-up Programs -- Effect of Intervention Programs on Reducing the Incidence of ACL Injuries, Improving Neuromuscular Deficiencies, and Enhancing Athletic Performance. Reducing the Risk of Reinjury After ACL Reconstruction: Rehabilitation After ACL Reconstruction -- Restoration of Proprioception and Neuromuscular Control Following ACL Injury and Surgery. Future Directions: Promotion of ACL Intervention Training Worldwide -- What We Know and Goals for Future Research.
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Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports

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Grégoire Chick, editor. --Paris: Springer , c2013.
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Neglected finger injuries may lead to chronic lesions that often have detrimental consequences for the practice of a ball sport, whether at a recreational level or at the top athlete level. The initial injury management is crucial. Depending on the type and the severity of the lesions, different people may get involved: the players themselves or their entourage, physiotherapists, club doctors, emergency physicians, family doctors, sports doctors or hand surgeons. Treatment is usually conservati…
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Chick, Grégoire
Responsibility
Grégoire Chick, editor
Place of Publication
Paris
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 868 p. : 594 illus., 421 illus. in color)
Series Vol.
v. 2
Series Title
Sports and traumatology
ISBN
9782817803821
9782817803814 (print ed.)
ISSN
2105-0759
Subjects (MeSH)
Athletic Injuries
Finger Injuries
Abstract
Neglected finger injuries may lead to chronic lesions that often have detrimental consequences for the practice of a ball sport, whether at a recreational level or at the top athlete level. The initial injury management is crucial. Depending on the type and the severity of the lesions, different people may get involved: the players themselves or their entourage, physiotherapists, club doctors, emergency physicians, family doctors, sports doctors or hand surgeons. Treatment is usually conservative: the long fingers require rapid mobilization to prevent stiffness and contrary to that, the thumb requires stability. Surgery may be necessary to reach these goals especially for athletes, because of the demands of their sport. Chronic lesions are also in part related to repeated trauma, requiring specialized long-term multidisciplinary treatment. They can often lead to the end of a sporting career, but also may limit the functionality of the fingers at the time of conversion. Dr Chick is Consultant Hand Surgeon in Hopital de la Tour (Geneva) and Clinique de Genolier, Switzerland, and Visiting Surgeon in Aspetar, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar.
Contents
1. Ball Sports -- 2. Functional Anatomy -- 3. Examination of the Injured Hand -- 4. Radiological Investigations -- 5. Severe Hand Injuries -- 6. Management of Hand and Finger Injuries -- 7. Acute Finger Injuries -- 8. Chronic Finger Injuries -- 9. Small Joints Arthroscopy -- 10. Complications Associated with Hand Surgery -- 11. Rehabilitation -- 12. The Disabled Athlete in Ball Sports -- 13. Opinions.
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Acute Care Surgery Handbook. Volume 1, General Aspects, Non-gastrointestinal and Critical Care Emergencies

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Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This pocket manual is a practically oriented, wide-ranging guide to acute care surgery general aspects and to non-gastrointestinal emergencies. It covers the most common problems in thoracic, obstetric, gynecologic, anorectal, vascular and skin surgery and also includes chapters on postoperative complications in bariatric surgery, antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery. This guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (…
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Di Saverio, Salomone
Catena, Fausto
Ansaloni, Luca
Coccolini, Federico
Velmahos, George
Other Authors
World Society of Emergency Surgery
Responsibility
Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors
Alternate Title
General Aspects, Non-gastrointestinal and Critical Care Emergencies
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 516 pages) : 73 illus., 36 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319153414
9783319153407 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergencies
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This pocket manual is a practically oriented, wide-ranging guide to acute care surgery general aspects and to non-gastrointestinal emergencies. It covers the most common problems in thoracic, obstetric, gynecologic, anorectal, vascular and skin surgery and also includes chapters on postoperative complications in bariatric surgery, antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery. This guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in daily clinical practice. A second volume on gastrointestinal and abdominal surgical emergencies is also available.
Contents
1. Acute care surgery around the world: future perspectives -- 2. A history of acute care suregry -- 3. Scientific research in emergency surgery setting -- 4. Organization of an acute care surgery service and patient safety management -- 5. Safety and the use of checklists in acute care surgery -- 6. Emergencies in otolaryngology: head & neck surgery -- 7. Hemothorax, pneumothorax and chest empyema -- 8. Anorectal emergencies -- 9. Skin and soft tissue infections -- 10. Surgical site infections and their management -- 11. Non-traumatic peripheral vascular emergencies -- 12. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms and major vascular injuries -- 13. Obstetrics-gynecology emergencies -- 14. Genito-urinary emergencies -- 15. Critical care in acute care surgery -- 16. Septic shock and resuscitation strategies -- 17. Antibiotic management in acute care surgery -- 18. Nutrition in sepsis and acute surgical patients -- 19. Point-of-care ultrasound in critically-ill patients -- 20. Interventional radiology for non-traumatic acute thoraco-abdominal bleeding -- 21. Percutaneous techniques for management of intra-abdominal abscesses -- 22. Damage control surgery for emergency general surgery -- 23. The abdominal compartment syndrome -- 24. Common pediatric surgical emergencies -- 25. Common surgical emergencies in transplanted patients -- 26. Emergency management of caustic injuries -- 27. Surgical emergencies during pregnancy -- 28. Geriatric emergency surgery.
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Acute Care Surgery Handbook. Volume 2, Common Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Emergencies

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Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant opera…
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Di Saverio, Salomone
Catena, Fausto
Ansaloni, Luca
Coccolini, Federico
Velmahos, George
Responsibility
Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors
Alternate Title
Common Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Emergencies
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 503 p.) : 92 illus., 77 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319153629
9783319153612 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen, Acute
Acute Disease
Critical Care
Emergencies
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in for their daily clinical practice. A second volume on other surgical emergencies, which also includes chapters on antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery, is also available.
Contents
1. Acute Abdomen: Clinical assessment and decision making -- 2. Diagnostic tools in ACS: CT scan, diagnostic laparoscopy and exploratory laparotomy -- 3. Laparoscopy: a new diagnostic and therapeutic tool for Acute Care Surgery -- 4. Oesophageal non-bleeding emergencies: Minimally invasive and endoscopic management of oesophageal perforations -- 5. Management of postoperative complications in Esophago-gastric Surgery -- 6. Management of Complicated and Strangulated Hiatial Hernias -- 7. Upper GI bleeding -- 8. Perforated peptic ulcer -- 9. Acute small bowel bleeding -- 10. Colorectal bleeding emergencies -- 11. Acute pancreatitis -- 12. Acute cholecystitis and cholangitis -- 13. Endoscopic techniques for biliary and pancreatic acute diseases -- 14. Laparoscopic techniques for Acute Cholecystitis and biliary drainage -- 15. Prevention of biliary injuries in acute cholecystitis -- 16. Adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) -- 17. Large Bowel Obstruction -- 18. Endoscopic management of Large Bowel Obstruction -- 19. Management of colonic diverticulitis -- 20. Laparoscopy for perforated acute diverticulitis -- 21. Incarcerated and strangulated abdominal wall hernias -- 22. Acute Appendicitis: Diagnosis and Non operative management -- 23. Management of complicated appendicitis: Percutaneous drainage and interval appendectomy or immediate surgery? Open or laparoscopic surgery? -- 24. Laparoscopy, SILS and NOTES for Acute Appendicitis -- 25. Small bowel perforations and small bowel miscellaneous acute diseases -- 26. Acute mesenteric ischemia -- 27. Open abdomen strategies in acute care surgery: when and how -- 28. Entero-atmospheric fistulas: Tips and tricks for the management of a surgical nightmare.
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Acute Care Surgery : Principles and Practice

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edited by L. D. Britt, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2007.
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Britt, L. D
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Trunkey, Donald D
Feliciano, David V
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edited by L. D. Britt, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2007
ISBN
9780387690124
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Surgical Procedures, Operative - methods
Wounds and Injuries - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Critical care medicine
Surgery
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Acute Neuro Care : Focused Approach to Neuroemergencies

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Prasanna Udupi Bidkar, Ponniah Vanamoorthy, editors. --Singapore: Springer ; Byword Books , c2020.
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The book provides detailed information on all major neuroemergencies, and includes a detailed checklist for practical care during the first hour of an emergency. Reinforcing the concept of quality care for better outcomes in patients with neurological diseases, the book discusses approaches to comatose patients, neurological evaluation, neuropharmacology, neuroradiology, traumatic brain and spine injury, and various other neurological disorders. The field of neuroanesthesiology and neurocritica…
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Bidkar, Prasanna Udupi
Vanamoorthy, Ponniah
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Indian Society of Neuroanesthesiology and Critical Care
Responsibility
Prasanna Udupi Bidkar, Ponniah Vanamoorthy, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer ; Byword Books
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 279 p.) : 76 illus., 56 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811540714
9789811540707 (Print ed.)
9789811540721 (Print ed.)
9789811540738 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care - methods
Emergencies
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Neurology
Abstract
The book provides detailed information on all major neuroemergencies, and includes a detailed checklist for practical care during the first hour of an emergency. Reinforcing the concept of quality care for better outcomes in patients with neurological diseases, the book discusses approaches to comatose patients, neurological evaluation, neuropharmacology, neuroradiology, traumatic brain and spine injury, and various other neurological disorders. The field of neuroanesthesiology and neurocritical care has expanded with the advent of newer, complex surgeries, and neurocritical care is becoming an established subspecialty of neuroscience. Neurological emergencies require special care since prevention of secondary damage to the brain is of paramount importance. A valuable resource for intensivists, neurointensivists, emergency medicine physicians, neurology and neurosurgeons and nursing professionals involved in neurocare, this book also serves as study material for participants of the two-day course on “Acute Neuro Care” designed by the Indian Society of Neuroanesthesiology and Critical Care (ISNACC).
Contents
Airway and Breathing -- Approach to a Patient with Coma -- Focused Neurological Evaluation -- Neuropharmacology -- Role of Ultrasound in Neurological Emergencies -- Basics of Neuroradiology -- Raised ICP and Brain Herniation -- Traumatic Brain Injury -- Traumatic Spine Injury -- Acute hemorrhagic stroke -- Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Acute Ischemic Stroke -- Management of Status Epilepticus -- Acute Non-traumatic Weakness -- Meningitis and Encephalitis.
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Adaptive Sports Medicine : A Clinical Guide

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Arthur Jason De Luigi, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This first-of-its-kind text provides a comprehensive presentation and review of the unique aspects of adaptive sports medicine and adaptive athletes, who are increasingly active and prominent, not only individually and in local leagues and organizations but also in larger settings like the Paralympics. Divided into thematic sections, part one covers the history and natural course of the care, policies and laws that have been developed over the years for persons with disabilities, as well as the…
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De Luigi, Arthur Jason
Responsibility
Arthur Jason De Luigi, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 402 p.) : 157 illus., 127 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319565682
9783319565668 (print ed.)
9783319565675 (print ed.)
9783319859446 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Athletic Injuries
Risk Factors
Sports Medicine - methods
Sports for Persons with Disabilities
Specialty
Sports Medicine
Abstract
This first-of-its-kind text provides a comprehensive presentation and review of the unique aspects of adaptive sports medicine and adaptive athletes, who are increasingly active and prominent, not only individually and in local leagues and organizations but also in larger settings like the Paralympics. Divided into thematic sections, part one covers the history and natural course of the care, policies and laws that have been developed over the years for persons with disabilities, as well as the biomechanics and technology of wheelchair sports and adaptive sports prostheses. The medical considerations of the adaptive athlete comprise part two, including injury epidemiology, emergent care, and surgical and rehabilitative considerations. Part three, by far the most extensive section, discusses specific wheelchair and adaptive sports, including adaptive running, cycling, water sports and throwing sports, wheelchair basketball, softball and rugby, as well as adaptive combative and extreme sports. Selected topics, including event planning, advocacy and controversies such as doping, are covered in part four. A comprehensive yet practical text, Adaptive Sports Medicine is a go-to resource and will be an invaluable reference for any sports medicine or primary medicine practitioner working with this unique population.
Contents
Part I. Adaptive Sports Medicine: History, Technology and Biomechanics -- 1. History of Adaptive and Disabled Rights within Society, Thus Creating the Fertile Soil to Grow, Adaptive Sports -- 2. Wheelchair Sports Technology and Biomechanics -- 3. Technology and Biomechanics of Adaptive Sports Prostheses -- Part II. Medical Considerations in Adaptive Sports Medicine -- 4. Review of Injury Epidemiology in Paralympic Sports -- 5. Medical Considerations in Adaptive Sports -- 6. Emergent Care of the Adaptive Athlete -- 7. Surgical Considerations in the Adaptive Athlete -- 8. Rehabilitation of the Adaptive Athlete -- Part III. Adaptive Sports -- 9. Adaptive Running -- 10. Adaptive Cycling -- 11. Adaptive Golf: History, Rules and Equipment Modifications, and Sport-Specific Injuries -- 12 Wheelchair Basketball -- 13. Wheelchair Rugby -- 14. Power (Wheelchair) Soccer -- 15. Wheelchair Softball -- 16. Wheelchair Dance Sport -- 17. Wheelchair Fencing -- 18. Wheelchair Curling -- 19. Wheelchair Tennis and Para-table Tennis -- 20. Adaptive Volleyball -- 21. Adaptive Water Sports -- 22. Ice Sled Hockey (Sledge Hockey Outside the United States) -- 23. Adaptive Alpine Skiing and Para-snowboarding -- 24. Adaptive Throwing Sports: Discus, Javelin, Shot Put, and Boccia -- 25. Shooting Sports (Archery, Air Rifle, Trapshooting) -- 26. Weight Lifting in Adaptive Sport -- 27. Adaptive Combative Sports (Judo, Boxing, Wrestling, Mixed Martial Arts) -- 28. Adaptive Extreme Sports -- Part IV. Selected Topics in Adaptive Sports Medicine -- 29. Adaptive Sports Event Planning -- 30. Policy and Advocacy Initiatives to Promote the Benefits of Sports Participation for Individuals with Disability -- 31. Controversies in Adaptive Sports.
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The Adolescent Athlete : A Practical Approach

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Lyle J. Micheli, Laura Purcell, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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Now in a revised and updated second edition, this practical text on the adolescent athlete provides penetrating insights into musculoskeletal care for growing athletes. Chapters are logically organized by anatomical region and are written by experts in the field, focusing on improved clinical decision-making and addressing both chronic and acute injuries in addition to congenital conditions. Fundamentals, including basic anatomy, physical examination, and patient history, are covered in detail,…
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Micheli, Lyle J.
Purcell, Laura
Responsibility
Lyle J. Micheli, Laura Purcell, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 322 p.) : 160 illus., 55 illus. in color
Series Title
Contemporary pediatric and adolescent sports medicine
ISBN
9783319561882
9783319561875 (print ed.)
9783319561899 (print ed.)
9783030096168 (print ed.)
ISSN
2198-266X
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Athletic Injuries
Sports Medicine
Specialty
Adolescent Health
Sports Medicine
Abstract
Now in a revised and updated second edition, this practical text on the adolescent athlete provides penetrating insights into musculoskeletal care for growing athletes. Chapters are logically organized by anatomical region and are written by experts in the field, focusing on improved clinical decision-making and addressing both chronic and acute injuries in addition to congenital conditions. Fundamentals, including basic anatomy, physical examination, and patient history, are covered in detail, with emphasis on the recognition of injury patterns unique to adolescent athletes. User-friendly tables are incorporated to assist with diagnosis. Prevention, patient management, and clinical pearls are each outlined, and return-to-play guidelines are highlighted. To further facilitate comprehensive patient care, musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging and principles of rehabilitation are covered as well. Anatomical drawings, photos of examination maneuvers, and diagnostic images, such as x-rays and MRI scans, complete the text by illustrating key concepts. Intended for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, orthopedists, physiotherapists and athletic trainers, this second edition of The Adolescent Athlete: A Practical Approach continues to be a sought-after resource for all who aim to improve the musculoskeletal health of active children and adolescents.
Contents
Part I: Rehabilitation and Diagnosis -- Principles of Rehabilitation -- Diagnostic Imaging -- Part II: Anatomic Regions -- Traumatic Head Injuries -- Cervical and Thoracic Spine Injuries -- Lumbar Spine Injuries -- Thoracoabdominal Injuries -- Adolescent Shoulder Injuries -- Elbow and Forearm Injuries -- Injuries to the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers -- Pelvic, Hip, and Thigh Injuries -- Knee Injuries -- Lower Leg Injuries -- Foot and Ankle Injuries -- Appendices.
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Adult emergency medicine

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John F O’Brien. --London, UK: Manson , c2013.
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O'Brien, John F
Responsibility
John F O’Brien
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Manson
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
288 p.
Series Title
Self-assessment color review
ISBN
9781840766325 (PDF ebook)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adult
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine - Examination Questions
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e-Book
Location
Online
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Adventure and extreme sports injuries : epidemiology, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention

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Omer Mei-Dan, Michael R Carmont, editors. --London: Springer , c2013.
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Adventure and extreme sports have developed significantly and gained enormous popularity over the past two decades, and are now performed by adventurous elite athletes as well as the recreational adventure sportsman. These sports, by definition, involve element of increased risk, and are usually performed in beautiful, exciting and remote locations or in extreme environments, far away from medical assistance. As more and more people are enjoying adventure sports, unfortunately increased numbers…
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Mei-Dan, Omer
Carmont, Michael R
Responsibility
Omer Mei-Dan, Michael R Carmont, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 371 p. : 122 ill., 110 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781447143635
Subjects (MeSH)
Athletic Injuries
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Orthopedics
Orthopedic surgery
Rehabilitation
Physical therapy
Sports medicine
Abstract
Adventure and extreme sports have developed significantly and gained enormous popularity over the past two decades, and are now performed by adventurous elite athletes as well as the recreational adventure sportsman. These sports, by definition, involve element of increased risk, and are usually performed in beautiful, exciting and remote locations or in extreme environments, far away from medical assistance. As more and more people are enjoying adventure sports, unfortunately increased numbers are becoming injured as a result. Future research is progressing alongside the sport development, to allow the sport mechanisms, injury patterns and predisposing factors to be better understood. It is the hope of all researchers to make the sports safer without detracting from their adventurous nature. This book combines the Editors love to the sports with their life as sports surgeons. The aim and scope of this text is to bring the sports medicine' involved in each of these sports into one volume. Each sport and discipline is explained together with their subtle similarities and differences, the common injury mechanisms, patterns of injury and treatment options and finally, the mental and physiological aspects of it all. In this book the Editors hope to deliver useful valuable information to surgeons, physicians, physical therapists and whoever treats or has interest in these amazing activities.
Contents
The Management of the Extreme Sports Athlete -- Rock and Ice -- Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries – Skydiving – BASE -- Whitewater Canoeing and Rafting -- Surfing -- Kite Surfing and Snow Kiting -- Sailing and Mountain Biking -- Mountain, Sky, and Endurance -- Personality Characteristics in Extreme Sports Athletes: Morbidity and Mortality in Mountaineering and BASE -- Endocrine Aspects and Responses to Extreme Sports -- Preventing Injuries in Extreme Sports -- Rehabilitation of Extreme Sports Injuries – Index.
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Airway management in emergencies

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George Kovacs and J. Adam Law. --New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Medical , 2008.
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Kovacs, George
Other Authors
Law, J. Adam
Responsibility
George Kovacs and J. Adam Law
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Medical
Date of Publication
2008
Series Title
McGraw-Hill professional
ISBN
9780071593489
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Obstruction - therapy
Intubation, Intratracheal - methods
Emergencies
Notes
"Informal manual to accompany a one-day airway course (AIME-Airway Interventions and Management in Emergencies) for delivery to Canadian emergency physicians"--P. xiii
Contents
Introduction -- Definitive airway management -- Airway physiology and anatomy -- Oxygen delivery devices and bag-mask ventilation -- Tracheal intubation by direct laryngoscopy -- Alternative intubation techniques -- Rescue oxygenation -- How to do awake tracheal intubations--oral and nasal -- Rapid sequence intubation--why and how to do it -- Postintubation management -- Approach to tracheal intubation -- Response to an encountered difficult airway -- Airway pharmacology -- Central nervous system emergencies -- Cardiovascular emergencies -- Respiratory emergencies -- The critically ill patient -- The very young and the very old patient -- Prehospital airway management considerations -- Human factors in airway management.
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Allergic Reactions

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IWK. Hematology / Oncology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2022.
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PL-0700
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Descriptions of possible allergic reactions to watch for and who to call for help.
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IWK. Hematology / Oncology
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Hypersensitivity
Subjects (LCSH)
Allergy
Medical emergencies
Abstract
Descriptions of possible allergic reactions to watch for and who to call for help.
Responsibility
IWK Hematology / Oncology, Halifax, NS
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PL-0700
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An introduction to emergency exercise design and evaluation

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McCreight, Robert. --Rockville, MD: Government Institutes , 2011.
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McCreight, Robert
Alternate Title
Introduction to emergency exercise design and evaluation
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
Publisher
Government Institutes
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
176 p.
ISBN
9781605907604
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management--Study and teaching
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e-Book
Location
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Atlas of Emergency Neurovascular Imaging

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Yang Tang. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes are common neurological emergencies. In recent years, endovascular intervention has become a standard of care in treating acute ischemic stroke, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. As a result, noninvasive CT- and MRI-based techniques have been increasingly used in emergency settings. In this context, neurovascular imaging has become an essential part of the curriculum for training emergency radiologists, stroke neurologists, and vascular neurosurgeons. This …
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Tang, Yang
Responsibility
Yang Tang
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 155 p.) : 124 illus., 44 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030436544
9783030436537 (Print ed.)
9783030436551 (Print ed.)
9783030436568 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Vessels - diagnostic imaging
Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations - diagnostic imaging
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Radiology
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergency Medicine
Neuroanatomy
Abstract
Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes are common neurological emergencies. In recent years, endovascular intervention has become a standard of care in treating acute ischemic stroke, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. As a result, noninvasive CT- and MRI-based techniques have been increasingly used in emergency settings. In this context, neurovascular imaging has become an essential part of the curriculum for training emergency radiologists, stroke neurologists, and vascular neurosurgeons. This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire spectrum of emergent neurovascular imaging, with the emphasis on noninvasive CT angiography (CTA), MR angiography (MRA), and perfusion techniques. It is organized into 11 chapters. The first three chapters address the topics of acute stroke imaging, including algorithms based on recent clinical trials and updated American Heart Association stroke guideline, vascular territories, and stroke mimics. These are followed by discussions of cerebrovenous thrombosis, vasculopathies, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. Remaining chapters are devoted to the traumatic neurovascular injury, as well as the relatively rare albeit important topics of head and neck vascular emergencies and spinal vascular diseases. The book has an image-rich format, including more than 300 selected CT, MRI, or digital subtraction angiography (DSA) images. Atlas of Emergency Neurovascular Imaging is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, and fellows in emergency medicine, neuroradiology, emergency imaging, neurology, and vascular neurosurgery and can successfully serve as a primary learning tool or a quick reference guide.
Contents
1. Acute Stroke Imaging -- 2. Ischemic Stroke Vascular Territory -- 3. Imaging of Stroke Mimics -- 4. Cerebrovenous Thrombosis -- 5. Cerebral Vasculopathy: CNS Vasculitis, RCVS, and PRES -- 6. Miscellaneous Cerebral Vasculopathy -- 7. Traumatic Neurovascular Injury -- 8. Cerebral Aneurysm -- 9. Cerebral Vascular Malformations -- 10. Vascular Emergency of the Head and Neck -- 11. Spinal Vascular Diseases.
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Atlas of trauma / emergency surgical techniques

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Cioffi, William. (1st ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , 2014.
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Cioffi, William
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
2014
Series Title
Surgical techniques atlas series
ISBN
9781416040163
Subjects (MeSH)
Wounds and Injuries - surgery
Emergencies
Surgical Procedures, Operative - methods
Notes
Access to this online resource is restricted to IWK Health Centre employees working from inside the hospital network.
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e-Book
Publication Type
Atlas
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Atlas of Trauma : Operative Techniques, Complications and Management

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Paula Ferrada, Ricardo Ferrada, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This atlas is the collaborative work of surgeons from Latin America and North America and describes techniques that can aid in the treatment of trauma patients. Trauma surgeons need to perform procedures efficiently and expeditiously for patients that are crashing. The surgeries and exposures are narrated by experts in the field, and include pitfalls and complications, as well as ways to avoid and treat them. Detailed illustrations add clarity to each procedure and help surgeons improve their t…
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Ferrada, Paula
Ferrada, Ricardo
Responsibility
Paula Ferrada, Ricardo Ferrada, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 98 p.) : 138 illus., 135 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030268718
9783030268701 (Print ed.)
9783030268725 (Print ed.)
9783030268732 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Traumatology
Wounds and Injuries - therapy
Specialty
Traumatology
Abstract
This atlas is the collaborative work of surgeons from Latin America and North America and describes techniques that can aid in the treatment of trauma patients. Trauma surgeons need to perform procedures efficiently and expeditiously for patients that are crashing. The surgeries and exposures are narrated by experts in the field, and include pitfalls and complications, as well as ways to avoid and treat them. Detailed illustrations add clarity to each procedure and help surgeons improve their technique when treating trauma patients. Atlas of Trauma provides a visual aid to the trauma surgeon and acts as a great asset for the training of these specialists.
Contents
Neck Exploration -- Operative Exposures for Chest Trauma: The Median Sternotomy and Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy -- Cardiac Penetrating Trauma -- Open Repair of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury without Shunt, and Using a Woven Dacron Graft -- Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures: Indications and Technique -- Abdominal Exposures and Bowel Anastomosis for Trauma -- Liver and Spleen -- Vena Cava Injury -- Genitourinary Operations in Trauma -- Vascular Exposures in the Upper Extremities -- Vascular Exposures in the Lower Extremities -- Lower Extremity Fasciotomy: Indications and Technique -- Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) and Other Endovascular Techniques.
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e-Book
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Atlas
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Avoiding common errors in pediatric emergency medicine

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[edited by] Dale P. Woolridge. --Philadelpha, PA: Wolters Kluwer , c2021.
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Woolridge, Dale P.
Responsibility
[edited by] Dale P. Woolridge
Alternate Title
Avoiding common errors in paediatric emergency medicine
Pediatric emergency medicine
Place of Publication
Philadelpha, PA
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource, 341 p.
ISBN
9781975138332
Subjects (MeSH)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Errors
Emergencies
Format
e-Book
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