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1st Edition

Fundamentals of Frontline Surgery

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ISBN 9780367435592
March 5, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
240 Pages

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Book Description

Fundamentals of Frontline Surgery is an easy to read text, written by world class faculty, that provides clinicians with succinct and didactic information about what to do in high intensity, resource limited situations.With global conflicts and humanitarian emergencies on the rise, there has been a dramatic uptake in the number of volunteers for both military and humanitarian operations. This manual aids best practice and fast decision making in the field.

Table of Contents

1. The Resource Limited Environment
Mansoor Khan & David Nott
2. Patterns of Injury
Danyal Magnus, Katherine A Brown, Mansoor Khan and William Proud
3. Damage Control Resuscitation
Mark Midwinter
4. Fluid Administration in Austere Environments
Avi Benov, Roy Nadler, Avishai M Tsur, Ori Yaslowitz, Andrew P Cap, Mark H Yazer, Elon Glassberg
5. Point of Care Ultrasound
Carlos Augusto M Menegozzo, and Bruno M Pereira
6. Thoracic Injury Management
David R King and James V O’Connor
7. Junctional & Extremity Vascular Trauma
David S. Kauvar, Mohammed Asiri
8. Trauma Laparotomy and Damage Control Laparotomy
Carrie Valdez and David Nott
9. Pelvic Trauma
Kristin Hummel and John H Armstrong
10. Abdominal Injuries
Viktor Reva and Boris Kessel
11. Acute Care Emergency Surgery
Marcelo Ribeiro and Mansoor Khan
12. Frontline Consideration for Paediatric Emergency and Trauma Surgery
Nicholas Alexander
13. Orthopaedic Injury Management
Jowan Penn Barwell, Christopher Daniel Allison
14. Neurotrauma in the Field
Kevin Tsang
15. Management of Ballistic Face and Neck Trauma in an Austere Setting
Johno Breeze
16. Management of Ophthalmic Injuries by the Forward Surgical Team
Richard J Blanch, Johno Breeze, William G Gensheimer
17. Resource Limited Environment Plastic Surgery
Johann A Jeevaratnam, Charles Anton Fries, Dimitrios Kanakapoulos, Paul JH Drake, Lorraine Harry
18. Acute Acoustic Trauma & Blast Related Hearing Loss
Jameel Muzaffar, Christopher Coulson, Jonathan DE Lee and Linda E Orr
19. Obstetrics in Resource Limited Settings
Carlos Pilasi Menichetti and Rebekka Troller


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Mansoor Khan MBBS(Lond) PhD PGDip FRCS(GenSurg) FEBS(GenSurg) FACS AKC is a Consultant Oesophagogastric, Trauma and General as well as Honorary Clinical Professor of Trauma Surgery at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. He has recently retired from the Royal Navy, at the rank of Surgeon Commander after completing over two decades of military service with distinction. After graduation from King’s College London in 2000, he undertook his House Officer training in Plymouth and Portsmouth, followed by three years of military posts. In November 2001 he graduated from Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth and was deployed in the Northern Arabian Gulf on military operations upon completion. The remainder of his General Duties saw deployments in the Baltic and North Sea on NATO’s Immediate Reaction Force of Minehunters, the 2003 Gulf War and Counter narcotics deployment in the Caribbean.

David Nott trained to be a doctor at St Andrews and Manchester University and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1985 and was subsequently awarded an MD for a thesis on Liver Surgery in 1989 from Manchester. He is a full-time NHS surgeon specialising in General, Vascular, Sarcoma and Trauma Surgery at St Marys Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. Alongside a very busy civilian job, working in very busy major teaching hospitals he has for the past 25 years taken unpaid leave from the NHS to volunteer to work for the major aid agencies and has worked in 27 areas of conflict most notably and recently in Syria. He has also worked in areas of natural disasters as in the earthquakes that affected Haiti and Nepal.

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