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Encyclopedia of Trauma Care

Editors: Papadakos, Peter, Gestring, Mark (Eds.)

  • Covers the full range of organ-specific injuries as well as important further issues
  • Supports fast access to up-to-date information through organ-based structure 
  • Features tables and checklists, making it an excellent review tool for medical exams and certification
  • Assembles authoritative, practical information on major topics in trauma management
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About this book

This encyclopedia is an authoritative compilation of practical information on major topics in trauma management. Its encyclopedic format will allow the reader to rapidly find up-to-date information on a specific topic of interest. The book is organized in an organ-based manner for ease of use when a practitioner is confronted with a particular injury. Each chapter takes the form of a clearly structured review of the subject in question and includes informative illustrations and tables as well as lists of classic references. In addition to the full range of organ-specific injuries, a number of important further topics are covered, including critical care of the trauma patient, trauma system organization, mass injury scenarios, the impact of new technologies, complications in trauma care, and ethical issues. All of the authors are leading experts, and the encyclopedia will provide an excellent source of information for both basic and clinical scientists and trainees in various fields.

About the authors

Peter Papadakos is Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Neurosurgery and Neurology as well as Director of the Division of Critical Care at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. He is also Professor of Respiratory Care and Medical Director at the State University of New York at Genesee Community College. Professor Papadakos is the author of numerous original papers, reviews, book chapters, and monographs and serves on a number of editorial boards and service on a number of state and national committees.

Mark Gestring serves as the Medical Director of the Kessler Trauma Center at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester New York, where he holds the rank of Associate Professor of Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr Gestring has authored numerous papers and serves on both regional and national committees dedicated to the field of trauma care.

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Buy this book

Print 518,96 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29611-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
eReference 593,81 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29613-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
Print + eBook 778,96 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-29612-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Encyclopedia of Trauma Care
Editors
  • Peter Papadakos
  • Mark Gestring
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Print ISBN
978-3-642-29611-6
eReference ISBN
978-3-642-29613-0
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-642-29612-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLI, 1807
Number of Illustrations
190 b/w illustrations, 206 illustrations in colour
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