ISCCM Manual of Trauma Care

by Simant Kumar Jha, Jayant Kumar, Abhinav Gupta, Srinivas Samavedam, Arindam Kar

The book Manual of Trauma Care has been compiled by Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM). The Chapter on trauma has been contributed by multiauthors outlining management protocols on injury to different body regions. There are 12 chapters in the book. Chapter 1 deals with rapid and accurate assessment and initial management of injured patient. Subsequent Chapter 2 [Airway (A) and Breathing (B)] emphasizing the importance of airway with cervical spine protection since airway kills injured patient before breathing issue. Only after taking care of A and B, hypotension (largely due to blood loss) in Chapter 3 (circulation) has been discussed in detail with algorithmic approach. Other chapters include Chapter 4 on thoracic trauma discussing the life- threatening thoracic injury and potentially life-threatening scenarios. Abdominal trauma emergency radiological imaging has been described in Chapter 5, head trauma has been dealt with in Chapter 6, spine and spinal cord trauma in Chapter 7, musculoskeletal Trauma in Chapter 8, Chapter 9 deals with special situations like management of burns, trauma in pregnancy, pediatric trauma, trauma in elderly and drowning, Chapter 10 deals with essentials of managing trauma in rural/remote areas, chapter 11 on trauma scores and ICU management of trauma patients, and last chapter 12 deals with triaging and principles of disaster management. This book will serve as handbook for postgraduate and DNB students across specialties those are involved in the acute care of injured patients.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Jha Simant Kumar
Pushpawati Singhania Hospital and Research Institute, New Delhi, India
2. Kumar Jayant
PDU Medical College, Rajkot, Gujarat, Al-Falah School of Medical Science, Faridabad, Haryana; Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
3. Gupta Abhinav
Medanta—The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana; School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
4. Samavedam Srinivas
Virinchi Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
5. Kar Arindam Birla Hospitals and CMRI Institute of Critical Care, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
ISBN 9789389776874
Speciality Critical Care
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18313
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 293
Book Type Professional


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