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Thoracic Trauma and Critical Care
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Contains state-of-the-art reviews covering the management of thoracic trauma for intensive care/critical care physicians, trauma surgeons, chest surgeons and other professionals in this field


Section 1: Underlying Principles. 1.1. Trauma Scores: Recent Advances; S.M. Fakhry, N.A. Khan. 1.2. Care of the Multiple Injured Patient with Thoracic Trauma; F.N. Obeid, et al. 1.3. Assessing Adequacy of Resuscitation; R. Nirula, L.M. Gentilello. 1.4. Reperfusion Injury; T.H. Pohlman. Section 2: Thoracostomy, Thorascopy and Thoracotomy. 2.1. Tube Thoracostomy; J. Cuschieri. 2.2. Incisions and Approaches for Thoracic Trauma; M.S. Farber, F.N. Obeid. 2.3. Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Indications and Outcomes; A. Goldin, et al. 2.4. Urgent Thoracotomy; M. Rosengart, R. Karmy-Jones. 2.5. Abbreviated Thoracotomy: The Evolving Role of Damage Control in Thoracic Trauma; D.J. DiBardino, S.I. Brundage. 2.6. Transmediastinal Gunshot Wounds; D.V. Shatz, R.J. Serurola Jr. 2.7. The Role of Thoracoscopy in Chest Trauma; J. Monson, R. Karmy-Jones. 2.8. Management of Retained Hemothorax; D. Gourlay. 2.9. Open Chest Human Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; M.E. Boczar, E.P. Rivers. Section 3: Pulmonary and Airway Emergencies. 3.1. Penetrating Lung Injuries; K. Kralovich. 3.2. Tracheobroncial Injuries; D. Wood. 3.3. Traumatic Asphyxia; J. Cushieri. 3.4. Primary Pulmonary Blast Injury; R. DuBose, R. Karmy-Jones. 3.5. Inhalation Injury; G.J. Bauer, et al. 3.6. Thoracic Missile Emboli and Retained Bullets; J.B. Kortbeek, et al. 3.7. Imaging of Blunt and Penetrating Trauma to the Pulmonary Parenchyma. 3.8. Surgical Management of Airway Obstruction; D.E. Wood. 3.9. Complications of Lung Transplantation; M.S. Mulligan. 3.10. Air Ambolism; D. Oxorn. 3.11. Massive Hemoptysis; C.J. McNamee, et al. 3.12. Tracheo-Inominate Artery Fistula; B. Achen, et al. 3.13. PA Catheter Induced Hemoptysis; C.J. McNamee, et al. 3.14. Re-expansion Pulmonary Edema; K. Wagner, G.D. Trachiotis. 3.15. Postpneumonectomy Pulmonary Edema; J. Urschel. 3.16. The Sonographic Detection of Pneumothoraces; A.W. Kirkpatrick, S. Nicolaou. Section 4: Chest Wall Trauma. 4.1. Pulmonary Contusion; S. Sattler, R.V. Maier. 4.2. Reconstruction of Complex Chest Wall Defects; C.A. White, F.F. Isik. 4.3. Burns of the Chest Wall; N. Gibran. 4.4. Traumatic Lung Hernia; L.S. Kao. 4.5. Diaphragmatic Injuries; V.J. Sorenson. Section 5: Esophageal Emergencies. 5.1. Caustic Injury of the Esophagus; T. Eubanks. 5.2. Esophageal Perforation and Injury; L. Kao, R. Karmy-Jones. Section 6: Cardiovascular Emergencies. 6.1. Blunt Cardiac Injury; W.L. Biffl, E.E. Moore. 6.2. Blunt Cerebrovascular Trauma; L.A. Nelson, et al. 6.3. Penetrating Cardiac Injuries; S. Worrell, R. Karmy-Jones. 6.4. Management of Great Vessel Injuries; S.C. Nicholls. 6.5. Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injuries: Diagnosis; J. Borsa. 6.6. Operative Management of Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injuries;


ISBN-13: 9781461354079
Publisher: Springer (Springer US)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 592
Weight: 896g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Accident & Emergency Medicine, Cardiothoracic, Critical Care Medicine


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