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Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments

Title:
Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments
Format:
Hardcover
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$67.00
$33.50
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GPO Stock Number:
008-023-00142-1
ISBN:
9780160869808
Description

Senior Surgical Editor, Michael M. Fuenfer. Senior Medical Care Editor, Kevin M. Creamer. This physician manual will serve as a basic reference for military physicians and surgeons in disaster or emergency response or battlefield situations, whose usual scope of practice entails limited exposure to childhood illness. Contains copyrighted material. Covers how to treat injuries such as those resulting from bomb and gunshot wounds, and other trauma from hostile environments.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Comprehensive Pediatric Equipment Sizing Table

Front Matter

Resuscitation and Critical Care

    Basic Approach to Pediatric Trauma
    Anesthesia
    Vascular Access
    Mechanical Ventilation
    Transfusion Medicine
    Hemodynamics and Shock
    Managing Intracranial Pressure
    Aeromedical Evacuation

Surgery

    Burns
    Neurosurgery
    Ophthalmology
    Dentistry
    Face and Neck
    Orthopaedics
    Thoracic Cavity
    Vascular Surgery
    Abdominal Wall, Peritoneum, and Diaphragm
    Gastrointestinal Tract
    Hepatobiliary Tract
    Pancreas and Spleen
    Genitourinary Tract

Medicine

    Basic Fluid and Electrolytes
    Nursing Assessment
    Respiratory Emergencies
    Status Epilepticus and Epilepsy
    Care of the Newborn
    Cardiology
    Gastroenterology
    Infectious Diseases
    Endocrinology
    Common Neurological Problems
    Hematology and Oncology
    Nephrology
    Dermatology
    Emergency Nutrition for Sick or Injured Infants and Children
    Bites and Stings
    Heat and Cold Injuries
    Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Injuries
    Pharmacotherapeutics

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Index

Audience

Target audience are military physicians dealing with injuries to children.  Today, officers and enlisted soldier–medics are deployed to over a hundred nations in all corners of the world. For much of the populace of these countries, especially children, these uniformed combat medics, nurses, physicians, and allied health professionals represent the only hope for modern and compassionate medical and surgical care.

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Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$33.50
International Price:
$46.90
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Office of The Surgeon General, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Borden Institute
Author:
  • Fuenfer, Michael M.
Year/Pages:
2010: 588 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • Pediatrics
  • Military Medicine
  • Emergency War Surgery Pediatric Supplement
Weight:
1.375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Cloth
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
11/04/2010
Last Status Update:
10/10/2017
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