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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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Long-term oxygen therapy : new insights and perspectives

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Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri. --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and…
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Dal Negro, Roberto Walter
Hodder, Richard
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Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 235 p.)
ISBN
9788847025806
Subjects (MeSH)
Anoxia - therapy
Long-Term Care
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Abstract
Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and effectiveness. Unfortunately, patients, doctors, care-givers, together with health institutions and political decision makers frequently have different visions on LTOT, thus highly contributing to obtain uneven results and changing outcomes. The focus of this volume is on new insights and novel perspectives of LTOT. Starting from consolidated experiences, it's aim is also to emphasize the strategic value of developing technologies and innovative organizational models uniquely to find out even more opportunities and advantages for the management of chronic respiratory patients needing long-term oxygen treatment.
Contents
The patient candidate for LTOT -- The multidimensional evaluation of patients -- The cooperating roles -- Models for LTOT Management -- The outcomes -- Index.
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