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Title Abdominal injuries : risk factors, management and prognosis / Chad L. Barrett, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Nova Biomedical, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 135 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Emergency and intensive care medicine
Emergency and intensive care medicine.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed July 6, 2015).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1: The Use of Laparoscopy in Abdominal Trauma; Abstract; Introduction; History of Laparoscopic Surgery in Trauma; Patient Selection; Laparoscopy As a Diagnostic Tool; Exploratory Laparoscopy / Diagnostic Laparoscopy; Morbidity of Laparotomy; Laparoscopy As a Therapeutic Tool; Injuries of the Abdominal Wall; Injuries of the Diaphragm; Injuries of the Viscera; Obstacles and Limitations; Conclusion.
Analysis and Use of the Tests4. Management Strategies for Trauma Related Coagulopathy: Haemostatic Resuscitation Methods; 4.1. General Resuscitative Principles; 4.2. Current Limitations and Controversies around the Treatment of Trauma Related Coagulopathy; 4.3. Transfusion and the Treatment of Trauma Related Coagulopathy; 4.3.1. Transfusion Components; 4.3.2. Complications of Transfusions; 4.3.3. Current Transfusion Strategies and Massive Transfusion Protocols; 4.3.4. The Next Step: Point of Care Testing and Goal Directed Management; References; Chapter 3: Pelvic Trauma; Abstract.
Injuries of the PelvisPelvic Fractures; Biomechanics; Epidemiology; Pelvic Injuries; Pelvic Ring Injuries; Classifying Pelvic Ring Injuries; Tile; Young-Burgess; Orthopaedic Trauma Association of Pelvic (Six) Ring (One) Fractures; Sacral Fractures; Abdominal Trauma; Blunt Trauma; Penetrating Trauma; Combination Injuries; Concomitant Injury Following Pelvic Fracture; Haemorrhage; Diagnosis/Investigation; History; Clinical Examination; Diagnostic Tools; Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauna (FAST); X-Rays; CT Scanning; Angiography; Treatment; Treatment for Major Pelvic Disruption.
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)Damage Control Orthopaedics; Treatment of Pelvic Injuries; without Haemodynamic Instability; Definitive Pelvic Fixation; Fixation Tactics; Post Operative Management; Complications; Prognosis; Acetabular Fractures; Epidemiology; Classifying Acetabular Injuries; Diagnosis/Investigation; History; Clinical Examination; Diagnostic Tools; X-Ray; CT Scanning; Treatment; Operative Fixation; Post Operative Management; Complications; Prognosis; References.
Summary Severe trauma represents one of the biggest issues threatening modern healthcare systems across the globe. Traumatic injury is the leading cause of lost life years worldwide, responsible for an excess of 5 million deaths every year. The role of laparoscopy in trauma has not paralleled its popularity in other areas of general surgery for several reasons including the emergent nature of many of the operations, the lack of expertise and comfort level of some surgeons and the fear of missed injuries. In this book, the possible indications and pitfalls of integrating minimally invasive surgical tec.
Subject Abdomen -- Wounds and injuries.
Abdomen -- Examination.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Abdomen -- Examination. (OCoLC)fst00794291
Abdomen -- Wounds and injuries. (OCoLC)fst00794305
Laparoscopy. (OCoLC)fst00992589
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Barrett, Chad L., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Barrett, Chad L. Abdominal Injuries : Risk Factors, Management and Prognosis. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2015 9781634825900
ISBN 9781634826259 (electronic bk.)
1634826256 (electronic bk.)

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