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Trauma Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital, The

Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Sheridan, Robert L.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-74596-3
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Written by a multidisciplinary team of residents, fellows, and faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital, this new addition to the LWW Handbook Series is a practical, accessible guide to the evaluation and management of trauma and burn patients.

In a format designed for quick reference, this pocket-sized book presents hospital tested guidelines and procedures for pre-hospital care and transport, immediate assessment and interventions, and evaluation and management of specific injuries at each anatomic site. Chapters on specific injuries follow a consistent structure: epidemiology and mechanisms, important surgical anatomy, important physiology, initial evaluation, diagnostic methods, nonoperative management, operative techniques, postoperative care, rehabilitation, and long-term follow-up.

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Sheridan, Robert L.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-74596-3
  • Specialty:
    Critical Care Medicine
    Emergency Medical Technology
    Emergency Medicine & Trauma
    Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 800
  • Illustrations: 140
  • Year: 2004

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