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Trauma emergencies

Edited by Chris Callaghan, J. Andrew Bradley and Christopher J. E. Watson

in Emergencies in Clinical Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199219018
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597598 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199219018.003.0003

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Trauma emergencies

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Trauma principles - Airway with cervical spine protection - Breathing - Circulation with haemorrhage control - Disability (neurological assessment) - Exposure/environment - Adjuncts to the primary survey - After the primary survey - Cardiothoracic trauma - Abdominal and pelvic trauma - Head trauma - Spinal trauma - Musculoskeletal trauma - Trauma in children - Trauma in pregnant women - Tetanus

Chapter.  14355 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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