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Trauma surgery

D. Southward and T. Friesem

in Operative Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198510567
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728327 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198510567.003.0018

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Trauma surgery

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Surgical cricothyroidotomy 820

Needle thoracocentesis 822

Intercostal drain insertion 824

Venous cutdown 826

Diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) 828

DPL, ultrasound, CT, or laparotomy 830

There are very few surgical procedures that are required in the acute resuscitative phase of trauma management. The priority in trauma management follows the ATLS...

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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