Trauma Intensive Care

Trauma Intensive Care

Samuel A. Tisherman, Raquel M. Forsythe, and John A. Kellum

Print publication date: May 2013

ISBN: 9780199777709

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource is for intensivisits involved in the care of trauma patients to help them implement best care practices for trauma victims in the intensive care unit. It coverse management priorities for trauma patients in the ICU, the use of monitors and drains in trauma patients, resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock, massive transfusions and coagulopathy, ventilator management of trauma patients including patients with chest trauma, as well as management ICU strategies and solutions for specific types of trauma, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and burn management.