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Anesthesia for trauma : new evidence and new challenges

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Corey S. Scher, editor. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Anesthesia for Trauma is a comprehensive, clinically oriented text for practitioners and trainees in anesthesia, pain management, and critical care. It covers core topics, from initial assessment and blood and blood products, to the multi-trauma patient and trauma by major anatomical region. Burns receive especially extensive coverage. Special considerations when administering anesthesia to traumatically injured children, pregnant women, and older people are reviewed, as are foundational areas …
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Scher, Corey S.
Responsibility
Corey S. Scher, editor
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 464 pages)
ISBN
9781493909094 (electronic bk.)
9781493909087
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia - methods
Perioperative Care
Traumatology - methods
Wounds and Injuries - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesia in traumatology
Anesthesiology
Traumatic Surgery
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Anesthesia for Trauma is a comprehensive, clinically oriented text for practitioners and trainees in anesthesia, pain management, and critical care. It covers core topics, from initial assessment and blood and blood products, to the multi-trauma patient and trauma by major anatomical region. Burns receive especially extensive coverage. Special considerations when administering anesthesia to traumatically injured children, pregnant women, and older people are reviewed, as are foundational areas such as clinically relevant physiology and the growing role of trauma simulation in training. Readers will find leading edge coverage of microvascular surgery, pain management, and critical care of trauma patients as well as up-to-date chapters on trauma in the military, civilian trauma systems, and disaster management. The book concludes with a unique 'must-read' chapter for all clinicians on the link between substance abuse and penetrating trauma.
Contents
1. Initial Assessment and Management of the Trauma Patient -- 2. Airway Management in Trauma -- 3. Physiological Derangement of the Trauma Patient -- 4. Blood Transfusion and Coagulation Disorders -- 5. General Principles of Intraoperative Management of the Severe Blunt or Polytrauma Patient: The Resuscitative Phase -- 6. Pain Control in Acute Trauma -- 7. Chronic Pain in Trauma Patients -- 8. Brain Injuries: Perianesthetic Management -- 9. Anesthesia for Cervical Spinal Cord Injury -- 10. Anesthetic Assessment and Treatment of Facial and Ocular Trauma -- 11. Thoracic and Abdominal Injuries -- 12. Musculoskeletal Injuries and Microvascular Surgery -- 13. Assessment and Physiology of Burns -- 14. Management of Burns and Anesthetic Implications -- 15. Perioperative Pediatric Anesthesia Trauma Considerations -- 16. Trauma in the Pregnant Patient -- 17. Anesthesia for the Geriatric Trauma Patient -- 18. Trauma Critical Care -- 19. Trauma Simulation -- 20. Civilian Trauma Systems -- 21. Modern Military Trauma -- 22. Disaster Preparedness -- 23. Substance Abuse in Trauma and the Anesthesia Care.
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In-Flight Medical Emergencies : A Practical Guide to Preparedness and Response

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Jose V. Nable, William Brady, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is a practical guide for health care professionals encountering medical emergencies during commercial flight. Health care providers should consider responding to emergencies during flight as there are often no other qualified individuals on board. This text covers the most common emergencies encountered during flight, both general medical emergencies and those specifically tied to the effects of flying, including cardiac, respiratory, and neurological issues. Medicolegal issues are co…
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Nable, Jose V.
Brady, William
Responsibility
Jose V. Nable, William Brady, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 186 p.) : 8 illus., 4 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319742342
9783319742335 (print ed.)
9783319742359 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Air Travel
Emergencies
Emergency Treatment
Travel Medicine
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Travel Medicine
Abstract
This book is a practical guide for health care professionals encountering medical emergencies during commercial flight. Health care providers should consider responding to emergencies during flight as there are often no other qualified individuals on board. This text covers the most common emergencies encountered during flight, both general medical emergencies and those specifically tied to the effects of flying, including cardiac, respiratory, and neurological issues. Medicolegal issues are considered in-depth, for both United States domestic and international flights, as there is potential legal risk involved in giving medical assistance on a flight. Additional chapters are dedicated to pre-flight clearance and the role non-physician healthcare providers can play. In-Flight Medical Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Preparedness and Response is an essential resource for not only physicians but all healthcare professionals who travel regularly.
Contents
Setting the Scene -- Pathophysiology of Flight -- Medicolegal Issues Arising from Inflight Medical Emergencies in Commercial Travel -- International Flight Considerations -- In-Flight Evaluation and Management of Cardiac Illness -- Respiratory Emergencies -- Neurological Illness -- Psychiatric Emergencies -- Pediatric Considerations -- Obstetrics and Gynecology Considerations -- Infectious Disease -- Other Presentations -- Preflight Medical Clearance: Nonurgent Travel via Commercial Aircraft -- Preflight Therapies to Minimize Medical Risk Associated with Commercial Air Travel -- Ground-Based Medical Support -- Use of Commercial Aircraft for Emergency Patient Transport -- Responding As a Non-Physician Healthcare Provider.
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