An integrated and practical guide to the management and treatment of burns, this volume gives explicit recommendations for courses of treatment. Experts from all the major disciplines involved in critical care have focused their attention on specific problems and areas of treatment involved in the care of burned patients.Table of Contents List of contributorsPrefaceAcknowledgements1. Pathophysiology of burn shock W. W. Monafo and P. Q. Bessey2. Assessment of thermal burns D. H. Ahrenholz, J. B. Williams and L. D. Solem3. Transportation D. L. Edbrooke, R. E. John and R. J. Murray4. Resuscitation of major burns J. L. Hunt, W. W. Monafo, G. F. Purdue and L. T. A. Rylah5. Inhalation injury W. R. Clark6. Monitoring of the burn patient R. J. Kagan7. The paediatric burn patient G. F. Purdue and J. L. Hunt8. Nutrition M. A. Marano, M. R. Madden, J. L. Finkelstein and C. W. Goodwin9. Infection in burn patients C. G. Ward10. Anaesthesia for the burned patient L. T. A. Rylah and S. M. Underwood11. Surgical management G. D. Warden12. Postoperative care of the burned patient R. Bunsell13. Prognosis of the burn injury A. D. Wilmshurst14. Complications of intensive care of the burned patient S. M. Underwood and L. T. A. RylahIndex.
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Titolo: Critical Care of the Burned Patient
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
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