The Shock Trauma Manual of Operative Techniques (Paperback)Thomas M. Scalea (editor)
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This manual provides a practical approach to operative trauma management. Written entirely by physicians who currently practice in shock trauma, the manual features a hands-on approach and practice to dealing with shock trauma that is regularly utilized by the faculty at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. The volume includes numerous photographs that illustrate operative techniques in great detail. The book is also presented in a manual format so that it fits easily into a white coat pocket, making it a portable and readily accessible reference.
The Shock Trauma Manual of Operative Techniques is a valuable resource for practicing surgeons in the community who cover the Emergency Department and thus, may be called upon to provide operative therapy for trauma, residents, particularly those in whom operative trauma is not a part of their training, and fellows who are training in surgical critical care and trauma.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 422
Weight: 5275 g
Dimensions: 204 x 127 x 28 mm
"The purpose is to provide a how-to resource for trauma surgery. ... The book does a very good job of meeting the objective. ... The audience is everyone from attending surgeons to medical students. It is written for trauma surgeons, but it will be useful to others involved in the care of trauma patients ... . This is a high quality book that no doubt will be very useful to anyone in the field of trauma surgery." (Jeremy Scott Juern, Doody's Book Reviews, September, 2015)
"It provides the readers with the essential, recent and accurate concepts and approaches to trauma management. ... All the chapters are succinct and to the point. ... Each chapter in this manual is written by a master of the subject, and the quality of coverage is consistent throughout the book. ... Information in each chapter is complete and is easy to apply on the operating table." (Amit Gupta and Madhur Uniyal, The National Medical Journal of India, Vol. 28 (3), 2015)
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