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    by CRC Press

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    The Trauma Care Manual 3e is the definitive evidence-based manual of best trauma practice. Now in its third edition, this valuable book continues to provide clear practical guidelines for the management of victims of major trauma. New coverage includes chapters on abdominal and urological trauma, aswell as trauma in the obese patient. Also included is coverage of pre-hospital management; trauma centres, sytems & teams; modern trauma resuscitation; trauma physiology & metabolism; damage control surgery. Written by members of Trauma Care, this book offers a nationally accepted set of standards for good practice.

    Preface to the Third Edition
    List of Contributors
    Chapter 1. The Trauma Epidemic                           
    Chapter 2. Mechanism of Injury           
    Chapter 3. Triage        
    Chapter 4. Pre-Hospital Care
    Chapter 5. Trauma Systems, Centres and Teams
    Chapter 6. Patient Assessment            
    Chapter 7. Trauma Physiology and Metabolism     
    Chapter 8. Catastrophic Haemorrhage         
    Chapter 9. Airway Management          
    Chapter 10. Thoracic Trauma  
    Chapter 11. Shock Management
    Chapter 12. Damage Control Surgery            
    Chapter 13. Head Injury             
    Chapter 14. Maxillofacial Trauma  
    Chapter 15. Ophthalmological Trauma           
    Chapter 16. Spinal Injuries
    Chapter 17. Abdominal and genitourinary trauma      
    Chapter 18. Vascular Trauma    
    Chapter 19. Musculoskeletal Trauma
    Chapter 20. Radiology.
    Chapter 21. Infection in Trauma    
    Chapter 22. Injuries in Children    
    Chapter 23. Trauma in Women
    Chapter 24. Trauma in the Elderly   
    Chapter 25. Firearms, Ballistics and Gunshot wounds
    Chapter 26. Blast Injuries 
    Chapter 27. Injuries Due to Burns and Cold
    Chapter 28. CBRN and the Trauma Victim  
    Chapter 29. Care of the Obese Trauma Patient 
    Chapter 30. Analgesia and Anaesthesia
    Chapter 31. Intensive Care Management of Major Trauma 
    Chapter 32. Patient Transfer
    Chapter 33. Psychological Aspects of Trauma
    Chapter 34. Rehabilitation after Trauma
    Chapter 35. Trauma Scoring Systems and Their Application
    Chapter 36. Transplantation and Organ Donation
    Appendix A. Viscoelastic Haemostatic Assays



    Col Ian Greaves was educated at the Manchester Grammar School and graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1986, training initially in general medicine. He joined the British Army in 1999 as a consultant in Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow of the Royal Colleges of Emergency Medicine, Physicians (London) and Surgeons of Edinburgh.  Between 2008 and 2014 he was Defence Consultant Advisor in Emergency Medicine and clinical lead for Pre-hospital Care for the three Armed Services. He deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan. Col Greaves was Honorary Surgeon to HM Queen Elizabeth II from 2011 to 2014 and was made Officer of the Order of St John in 2005. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the Royal Geographical Society and was made an honorary fellow of the Ambulance Services Institute in 2014 for services to pre-hospital medicine.  Col Greaves holds a personal chair at the University of Teesside.  He   currently serves as Chief Medical Officer of the Order of St John and of St John Ambulance and as an examiner for the fellowships in Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine and for postgraduate degrees in trauma at Queen Mary University of London.  Col Greaves is the author or editor of textbooks on trauma, pre-hospital Care, major incident management and medical responses to terrorism and is editor of the journal Trauma. He is also a member of the Northern Region NHS Clinical Senate and has been actively involved in NHS clinical service provision reviews.

    Mr Keith Porter, Chairman of Trauma Care. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

    Major Jeff Garner, Specialist Registrar in General Surgery in the Defence Medical Services, UK

    'This book combines well-constructed prose and treatment protocols with a collection of classic papers guiding injury care. Excellent detail in presentation of physiology is combined with wisdom born of experience. This is a good read for trainees in trauma care.'

    David James Dries, MSE MD (University of Minnesota Medical School), Doody Enterprises