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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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Alcohol, nutrition, and health consequences

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Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2013.
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Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences provides practical, data-driven resources to help the reader understand the basics, treatments and preventive strategies that are involved in the understanding of how alcohol may affect healthy individuals as well as those with chronic alcohol use with or without relevant infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes and/or neurocognitive declines. It will also help the clinician define the causes and types of nutritional changes due to alcohol use and also …
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Watson, Ronald Ross
Preedy, Victor R
Zibadi, Sherma
Responsibility
Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 578 p. : 70 ill., 8 ill. in color)
Series
Nutrition and Health
Series Title
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
ISBN
9781627030472
Subjects (MeSH)
Alcohol-Related Disorders - complications
Ethanol - adverse effects
Ethanol - metabolism
Nutrition Disorders - etiology
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Nutrition
Personal health and hygiene
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences provides practical, data-driven resources to help the reader understand the basics, treatments and preventive strategies that are involved in the understanding of how alcohol may affect healthy individuals as well as those with chronic alcohol use with or without relevant infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes and/or neurocognitive declines. It will also help the clinician define the causes and types of nutritional changes due to alcohol use and also explain how nutrition can be used to ameliorate its consequences. Chapters present the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians. Specific areas involving alcohol-related damage due to nutritional changes are reviewed, including heart disease, obesity, digestive tract cancers, lactation, brain function, and liver disease. In addition, alcohol's effects on absorption of minerals and nutrients, a key role in causing damage are treated. The importance of diet in modifying alcohol and its metabolite damage is also explained. Alcohol, Nutrition, and Health Consequences is essential reading for alcohol therapists and researchers as well as primary care physicians and dietitians and is an easy reference to help the clinician, student, and dietitian comprehend the complex changes caused by direct and indirect effects of ethanol at the cellular level via its nutritional modification.
Contents
Alcoholic and Nutrition: an Overview -- Genetics of alcohol metabolism -- Laboratory models available to study alcohol and nutrition -- Ethanol-induced lipid peroxidation and apoptosis in embryopathy -- Alcohol Use During Lactation: Effects on the Mother Infant Dyad -- Moderate alcohol administration: oxidative stress and nutritional status -- Alcohol use and abuse: Effects on Body Weight and body composition -- Alcohol Nutrition and health inequalities -- The effect of diet on protein modification by ethanol metabolites -- Vitamin B12 deficiency in alcoholics -- Alcohol American Indians/Alaskan Natives and Alcohol: Biology, Nutrition and Positive Programs -- Metabolism of Ethanol to Acetaldehyde in the Rat Mammary Tissue. Inhibitory Effects of Plant Polyphenols and Folic Acid -- Dietary zinc supplementation and prenatal ethanol exposure -- Tocotrienol and cognitive dysfunction induced by alcohol -- Soy Products Affecting Alcohol Absorption and Metabolism -- Oats supplementation and alcohol-induced oxidative tissue damage -- Fish oil n-3 fatty acids to prevent hippocampus and cognitive dysfunction in experimental alcoholism -- Alcohol in HIV and possible interactions with antiretroviral medications -- Popular energy drinks and alcohol -- The psychological synergistic effects of alcohol and caffeine -- Alcohol and Smoking: A correlation of use in youth? -- Are there Physiological Correlations between alcohol and tobacco use in adults? -- Alcohol, HIV/AIDS and Liver Disease -- Nutritional status, socioeconomic factors, alcohol and cataracts -- Alcohol Intake and High Blood Pressure -- Alcohol and dyslipidemia -- Dietary antioxidants in chronic alcoholic pancreatitis -- Alcohol consumption, lifestyle factors and risk of type 2 diabetes -- Alcohol, overweight, and obesity -- Nutrition alcohol and anorectic and bulimic adolescents -- Viral infections and cancer during alcohol use -- Ethanol and hepatocarcinogenesis -- Alcohol, diet and their interaction in colorectal and urinary tract tumors -- Alcohol, acetaldehyde and digestive tract cancer -- Alcohol Intake and Esophageal Cancer: Epidemiologic Evidence -- A Nutritional approach to prevent alcoholic liver disease -- Nutraceutical potential of indigenous plant foods and herbs for treatment of alcohol related Liver damage -- Alcohol and nutrition as risk factors for chronic liver disease -- Alcohol-related liver disease: Roles of insulin resistance, lipotoxic ceramide accumulation and endoplasmic reticulum stress -- Nutrition and alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: The significance of cholesterol -- Dietary fatty acids and alcoholic liver disease -- Nutrition in alcoholic steatohepatitis -- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and vitamin A.
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