This evidence-based manual highlights the early management of acutely injured trauma victims arriving in emergency triage areas. It caters to the needs of developing nations in pre-hospital as well as in-hospital emergency trauma care and provides clear practical guidelines for the management of victims of major trauma. The book covers basic principles for managing a crashing trauma patient, followed by effective treatment by different sub-specialty. Input from experienced anaesthesiologists, intensivists, orthopaedics, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons, and radiologists, make this book a gold standard for good practice for professionals.
- Covers all aspects of acute trauma, including orthopaedics, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, burns and radiology
- Elaborates on damage control resuscitation and management of initial and life-threatening injuries, useful for professionals dealing with trauma patients in the emergency area
- Guides in initial fluid therapy and pain control along with initial patient resuscitation