21st Century Emergency War Surgery Textbook by the U.S. Army – Weapons Injuries, Triage, Shock, Anesthesia, Infections, Critical Care, Amputations, Burns, Specific Injury Treatment


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Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, and incorporating the illustrations, drawings, and tables found in the original, this e-book version of the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Emergency War Surgery textbook contains all new material revised to reflect lessons learned from ongoing American involvement in Southwest Asia.

(Please examine the preview for yourself to see that this conversion includes illustrations as well as a fully hyperlinked table of contents.)

The Handbook takes a manual style in order to optimize its use as a rapid reference. Drafted by subspecialty experts, it was then updated by surgeons returned from yearlong deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. A collaborative effort of the Borden Institute and the AMEDD Center and School, this Handbook is an essential tool for the management of forward combat trauma. Contents include: Weapons Effects and Parachute Injuries; Levels of Medical Care; Triage; Aeromedical Evacuation; Airway/Breathing; Hemorrhage Control; Shock and Resuscitation; Vascular Access; Anesthesia; Infections; Critical Care; Damage Control Surgery; Face and Neck Injuries; Ocular Injuries; Head Injuries; Thoracic Injuries; Abdominal Injuries; Genitourinary Tract Injuries; Gynecologic Trauma and Emergencies; Wounds and Injuries of the Spinal Column and Cord; Pelvic Injuries; Soft-Tissue Injuries; Extremity Fractures; Open-Joint Injuries; Amputations; Injuries to the Hands and Feet; Vascular Injuries; Burns; Environmental Injuries; Radiological Injuries; Biological Warfare; Chemical Injuries; Pediatric Care; Care of Enemy Prisoners of War and Internees.

This is a privately authored news service and educational publication of Progressive Management. Our publications synthesize official government information with original material – they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work to uniformly present authoritative knowledge that can be rapidly read, reviewed or searched. Vast archives of important data that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This e-book format makes a great reference work and educational tool. There is no other reference book that is as convenient, comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and portable – everything you need to know, from renowned experts you trust. For over a quarter of a century, our news, educational, technical, scientific, and medical publications have made unique and valuable references accessible to all people. Our e-books put knowledge at your fingertips, and an expert in your pocket!

  • File Size: 3904 KB
  • Print Length: 492 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Progressive Management (December 28, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
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