- Each chapter clearly lists the most essential applications in treating surgical disease, as well as the dilemmas to be expected when such diagnostic approaches, techniques and therapies are not utilized. This helps the reader to focus on the chapter’s most relevant points
- Cohesive layout throughout facilitates easy reference
- A broad international perspective provided by the editorial team of leading experts in the field from around the world
Trauma Surgery provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy in the trauma patient. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with the trauma patient, from initial evaluation to a closer look at the various organ systems that may need oeprated on. Thermal injury is also addressed. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in a straigtforward manner, and complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner