The Handbook of Trauma is an invaluable resource for medical staff and students working in trauma centres or emergency rooms. Clearly presented for quick reference, the text offers practical guidelines, supported by drawings and other figures to explain the subject matter. The book is suitable for MBChB students taking courses in trauma and emergency medicine, as well as for students of programmes such as BTech in pre-hospital emergency care, MMed, FCS or MPhil. In addition, doctors, primary health care workers, nurses and emergency medical services personnel will find value in this clear and practical approach to trauma.

The Handbook of Trauma is an invaluable resource for medical staff and students working in trauma centres or emergency rooms. Clearly presented for quick reference, the text offers practical guidelines, supported by drawings and other figures to explain the subject matter. The book is suitable for MBChB students taking courses in trauma and emergency medicine, as well as for students of programmes such as BTech in pre-hospital emergency care, MMed, FCS or MPhil. In addition, doctors, primary health care workers, nurses and emergency medical services personnel will find value in this clear and practical approach to trauma.

Features

  • Focus on guidelines for managing the injured patient
  • Update and improved by trauma experts
  • Third edition is streamlined for surgeons as well
  • Updated information added with regard to: References Drugs and dosages
  • Inclusion on new information applicable to a specific field
  • Each chapter reflects updated references, drugs and dosages, medico-legal information, further reading, and relevant, inclusion of new information/developments in that particular field.

Part 1: Resuscitation and early management
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Part 2: Regional injuries and management
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Part 3: High-risk patients
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Part 4: Specific mechanisms of injury and their management
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Part 5: Prevention and management of complications
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Part 6: Trauma-related issues
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  • Handbook of Trauma for Southern Africa 3e



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