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Ryan's ballistic trauma : a practical guide

Author: Adam Brooks
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

This concise guide to clinical and operational issues surrounding the management of the ballistic casualty crystallizes the knowledge and experience of those who regularly deal with ballistic trauma,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Brooks
ISBN: 9781848821231 1848821239 9781848821248 1848821247
OCLC Number: 748763419
Notes: "First edition, Ballistic trauma : clinical relevance in peace and war ... published by Arnold, 1997."
Description: xxv, 720 pages : illustrations
Contents: Section 1: Personal Views.- A Personal View.- A Personal Experience.- The War in West Philadelphia.- Section Two: Weapons, Blast and Ballistics.- How Guns Work.- The Effects of Bullets.- Bombs, Mines and Fragmentation.- Cluster Munitions.- Shaped Charges and Explosively Formed Projectiles.- Suicide Bombs.- Blast Injury.- Ballistic Protection*.- Forensic Aspects of Ballistic Injury.- Section Three: Trauma Systems.- Civilian Trauma Systems.- Military Trauma System.- Section Four: Prehospital and the Emergency Room.- Triage.- Prehospital Care.- Emergency Department Management.- Imaging Triage for Ballistic Trauma.- Section Five: Advanced Resuscitation and Anaesthesia.- Damage Control Resuscitation.- Battlefield Analgesia.- Anaesthesia for the Ballistic Casualty.- Regional Anaesthesia for the Ballistic Trauma Victim.- Section Six: Clinical Care.- Damage Control Surgery - Concepts.- Management of Ballistic Trauma to the Head.- Spinal Injury.- Eyes.- Maxillofacial Ballistic Injuries.- Neck Injury.- Damage Control.- Management of Vascular Trauma.- Damage Control Part III-Definitive Reconstruction.- Penetrating Genitourinary Trauma.- Burns.- Management of Extremity Injuries.- Ballistic Trauma in Children.- Ballistic Trauma in Pregnancy.- Managing Ballistic Injury in the NGO Environment.- Section Seven: Critical Care.- Critical Care for Ballistic Trauma in Austere Environments.- Transfer and Evacuation.- Critical Care Management: the Patient with Ballistic Trauma.- Critical Care Nursing At Role Four.- The Role of Nutrition in the Treatments of Injured Military Personnel.- Section Eight: Reconstruction & Rehabilitation.- Role 4 and Reconstruction.- Conflict Rehabilitation.- Section Nine: And Finally Have you read MASH?
Other Titles: Ballistic trauma
Responsibility: Adam J. Brooks [and others] (editors).


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