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Trauma Centers

A Quick Guide

Authors: Young, Jeffrey

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  • Covers the most common head, chest, abdominal, and orthopedic injuries as well as hyperurgent and multiple priority patients
  • Discusses activation and criteria, the first five minutes, the transition phase, critical care, acute care, rehabilitation, and follow up
  • Describes in detail the key components of trauma center administration, management, and patient care
  • Provides critical information for hospitals looking toward becoming a trauma center
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-34607-2
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About this book

This book is a quick guide to the key components of trauma center administration, management, and patient care. This book provides essential information for hospitals working toward trauma center designation, and for established trauma centers who want to improve their performance. This book provides trauma center personnel with a comprehensive overview of trauma center  administrative structure, basic clinical operations, performance improvement and site visit preparation and examines the most common critical injuries seen by trauma centers to demonstrate how a properly functioning center addresses multiple priorities in critically ill patients.  This book provides critical information for hospitals looking toward becoming a trauma center and established trauma centers that wants to improve their performance.


About the authors

Jeffrey Young, MD, MBAProfessor of SurgeryDirector, Trauma CenterDivision Chief, Acute Care SurgeryUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesville VA

Reviews

“Surgeons, anesthesiologists, interventional radiologists, hospital administrators, and trauma coordinators of all levels will gain insight from reading this text. Dr Young’s study will prove to be especially valuable for new Level I centers, as well as Level II centers that are aiming to receive Level I designation.” (Victoria Knott and Ozan Akca, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Vol. 131 (3), September, 2020)
“This book is written for practitioners and medical directors. … This book is an interesting read from an administration and hospital policy standpoint.” (Jacy M O’Keefe, Doody’s Book Reviews, April 24, 2020)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-34607-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Trauma Centers
Book Subtitle
A Quick Guide
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-34607-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-34607-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-34606-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 222
Number of Illustrations
1 illustrations in colour
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