Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma

WSES Handbook of Mass Casualties Incidents Management

Editors: Kluger, Y., Coccolini, F., Catena, F., Ansaloni, L. (Eds.)

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  • Provides step-by-step guidance on all aspects of the management of mass casualty incidents
  • Meets the needs of a wide range of medical and administrative personnel
  • Offers numerous practical suggestions to aid decision making
  • Reflects the latest scientific knowledge
  • First manual to be devoted to the topic: ideal for keeping in the pocket
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About this book

This manual, written by world opinion leaders in the field, is designed to provide readily accessible, step-by-step guidance on all aspects of the management of mass casualty incidents. Readers will find a wealth of helpful practical suggestions as well as information on the latest relevant scientific advances and their implications. Globally, mass casualty incidents are becoming more frequent even in unexpected places. There is a need for a dependable manual suitable for use by all who must be prepared to face mass casualty incidents, including practicing physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and administrators. This book meets that need. It is the first practical manual to be devoted to the topic, and its portable format will allow it to be kept in the pocket at all times, ready for immediate consultation. The innovative nature of much of the content and the inclusion of up-to-date literature reviews ensure that the manual will remain relevant for years to come. 

About the authors

Yoram Kluger, MD is the chief of the division of general surgery and the medical director of the pancreatic surgery service at Rambam Health Care Campus. He is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology’s Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine. He was recently appointed chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Kluger received his MD from the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School (1980) Jerusalem and completed his general surgery residency at Hadassah Medical Center. He further trained in surgery at the Allegheny Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Dr. Kluger was the founder and director of the Rabin Trauma Center at Tel Aviv Medical Center and the first in Israel to establish a dedicated hospitalization center for patients with multiple injuries. He is recognized worldwide for his research on medical preparedness and medical infrastructure management in mass casualty situations. Dr. Kluger's main interests are surgical oncology and trauma surgery. He holds a position on the board of the World Society of Emergency Surgery and is the Israeli delegate to the European Society for Emergency Surgery and Trauma. Dr. Kluger has published more than 220 scientific papers.

Federico Coccolini, MD,  is currently working as a general, emergency and trauma surgeon at the General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery Dept. of Bufalini Hospital in Cesena (Italy). His main fields of interest are emergency surgery, trauma surgery, trauma patient management, as well as emergency and trauma system organization and implementation, and abdominal surgery.  He has published widely (more than  100 papers) and has written several book chapters, most of them as first author.  i He is the main investigator of IROA (International Register of Open Abdomen), the widest multicenter cohort study on open abdomen patients ever performed, which is recruiting hundreds of patients from all around the world.

Fausto Catena, MD , PhD, FRCS, is currently chief of the Emergency and General Surgery Department, Parma University Hospital, Italy. Until 2011, he worked as a consultant general surgeon at the Dept. of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery at the St Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy, and since 2012 he has been a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, UK. He is editor-in-chief of the World Journal of Emergency Surgery, general secretary of the World Society of Emergency Surgery, and past president of ESYS- European College of Surgeons. He has written more than 600 scientific papers, 22 book chapters and 5 Books. He has also received various U.S. and international prizes.

Luca Ansaloni, MD, is currently director of the General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery Dept. of Bufalini Hospital in Cesena (Italy) and Professor at the  Milan University’s General and Emergency Surgery Residency  School. He has extensive experience in managing post-traumatic and non-post-traumatic open abdomen patients, and as a war surgeon in Africa and Afghanistan. He has authored hundreds of scientific articles and book chapters. He is past- president of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES).

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-92345-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-92344-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
WSES Handbook of Mass Casualties Incidents Management
Editors
  • Yoram Kluger
  • Federico Coccolini
  • Fausto Catena
  • Luca Ansaloni
Series Title
Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-92345-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-92345-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-92344-4
Series ISSN
2520-8284
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 202
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
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