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Legome (emergency medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical School Brooklyn) and Shockley (emergency medicine, U. of Colorado) provide a 42-chapter overview of trauma care from the perspective of emergency medicine, for students and clinicians who care for patients with emergency presentations of traumatic injuries. Emergency medicine specialists from the US cover various aspects of care, including decision making, mechanism of injury, the initial approach, multiple casualties and disaster preparedness, airway, trauma to various body regions, and special considerations like trauma in pregnancy, geriatric trauma, sexual assault, injury prevention, rural trauma care, and pain management. Additional chapters address imaging, anesthesia, fluid and blood component therapy administration, procedures, wound management, universal/standard precautions, and administrative aspects like professionalism, communication and interpersonal issues, research, and nursing. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
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