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Trauma & shock

See below for a selection of the latest books from Trauma & shock category. Presented with a red border are the Trauma & shock books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Trauma & shock books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Essential US for Trauma: E-FAST

Essential US for Trauma: E-FAST

Author: Mauro Zago Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2014

E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.

Helping Children and Young People Who Experience Trauma

Helping Children and Young People Who Experience Trauma

Author: Professor Panos Vostanis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/03/2014

This groundbreaking new book brings together policy, evidence, practice, service development and children's narrative to provide a far-reaching overview of this vulnerable and traumatised group. It combines powerfully written, moving scenarios and draws on evidence-based research to fully illustrate concepts and present practical ideas for change to interventions and services resulting in effective, sustainable practice. Theory and practice are interwoven, offering real solutions for anyone working with children. Everyone has a role and many opportunities to make a difference - at home, school and in the community. Any professional working with children will be inspired and educated by this outstanding, passionate text. The messages are universal and prove that approaches can no longer be thought of as mutually exclusive in today's complex life circumstances. 'I have learned over the last 2 to 3 years that no matter how hard life gets, there is always a way, and a very easy way, and that you should always take day by day. There might be a time when your day is bad, coz sometimes it goes wrong, but that will only change if we look for the help/support that is out there! And little steps will amaze you, how helpful they are.' SARAH PAYNE, aged 18 'Many children's stories that we will encounter are not nice, far from it; they have been brought out by abhorrent acts, and the feelings they instil are unpalatable. This is how they are meant to be. What I am seeking is connectedness and understanding, not sympathy or pity. Hearts and minds together can bring change; we desperately need both...Traumatised children's fragility and determination go hand in hand; we inevitably mirror both, as we constantly struggle to move with them from Despair to Hope.' Panos Vostanis, in the Preface

Bone and Joint Injuries

Bone and Joint Injuries

Author: Hans-Joerg Oestern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2014

There currently is a clear tendency to an increasing number of accidental injuries in elderly people, in sport injuries and car crashes also in countries which recently joined the European Union and candidates to join the European Union. Patients expect very good functional results even after serious injuries. But in contrast to this development, Trauma Surgery as an independent field, is not yet established in all European countries. Therefore, it seems mandatory to compile a book that covers the state-of-the-art in Trauma Surgery. The book also serves to harmonise the practice of Trauma Surgery within the European Union, and to prepare for the exam of the U.E.M.S.

Trauma Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Author: S. Di Saverio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/12/2013

Trauma surgery has increasingly become a specialized field inspired by different principles and philosophy. A good trauma surgeon is a surgeon who knows how to perform abdominal, vascular, thoracic, urologic, gynecologic, and orthopaedic procedures and is able to repair multiple traumatic injuries in the best sequence possible. In this second volume the focus is exclusively on thoracic and abdominal trauma, with coverage of injuries to all regions. The surgical techniques employed in managing such trauma are carefully described with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Exploratory surgery (via either laparotomy or laparoscopy), damage control surgery, and definitive surgery are all fully covered, and attention is drawn to important technical tips and tricks. The volume will be a handy pocket guide for trainee surgeons who are beginning to deal with severe multiple trauma patients, as well as for all general or specialty surgeons and professionals (including scrub nurses and theatre staff) who are involved in trauma care and wish to keep abreast of developments in this complex field.

The Death of an Adult Child

The Death of an Adult Child

Author: Jeanne Webster Blank Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2013

This book was written to be a comfort and guide for bereaved parents whose adult child has died; to show by sharing our experiences that we are not alone in our responses to our child's death; that we are not weak, defective in character or otherwise inadequate because of the way we grieve; to spell out ways in which some of us have increased our understanding of our condition, found solace, dispelled guilt and anger, overcome depression, come to terms with survivors, and memorialized our deceased children. Questionnaires were sent to more than sixty bereaved parents of adult children who died and many anonymous examples from these questionnaires are used throughout the book.

Handbook of Polytrauma Care and Rehabilitation

Handbook of Polytrauma Care and Rehabilitation

Author: David X. Cifu, Henry L. Lew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2013

Handbook of Polytrauma Care and Rehabilitation summarises the most frequent medical and psychological problems encountered by these patients, and offers a roadmap on how to initiate and follow through the continuum of care necessary to achieving positive outcomes. Individual chapters focus on the myriad problems and conditions that polytrauma patients present with, including traumatic injuries (TBI, concussion, SCI, amputation, PTSD, etc.) and other medical and psychological issues such as pain, depression, headache, insomnia, fatigue, alcohol and substance abuse, dizziness, light sensitivity, and work and family issues. Handbook of Polytrauma Care and Rehabilitation features: First handbook focused on polytrauma Practical, pocket-sized manual featuring real-world care for the common problems seen Easy to read text, with tables, flow diagrams and key points Authors work directly with the VA, military and academic sectors in the care of these patients

The Resilience Handbook

The Resilience Handbook

Author: Martha (Arizona State University, USA) Kent Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2013

How are people and communities able to prevail despite challenge? What helps them bounce back from adversity and even grow in knowledge and understanding? And can this resilience be taught? During the past decade, exciting scientific advances have shed light on how resilience operates from neurons to neighborhoods. In The Resilience Handbook, experts in the science of resilience draw on human and animal research to describe the process of resilience and follow its course as it unfolds both within individuals and in social networks. Contributors also highlight the promise of new interventions that apply what we know about resilience processes to bolster positive health, and raise some of the pressing questions and issues for the field as it matures. This handbook is designed to be used by students as an invitation to a burgeoning field; by researchers, as a framework for advancing theories, hypotheses, and empirical tests of resilience functions; and by clinicians, as a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute integration of theory and practice.

The Resilience Handbook

The Resilience Handbook

Author: Martha (Arizona State University, USA) Kent Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2013

How are people and communities able to prevail despite challenge? What helps them bounce back from adversity and even grow in knowledge and understanding? And can this resilience be taught? During the past decade, exciting scientific advances have shed light on how resilience operates from neurons to neighborhoods. In The Resilience Handbook, experts in the science of resilience draw on human and animal research to describe the process of resilience and follow its course as it unfolds both within individuals and in social networks. Contributors also highlight the promise of new interventions that apply what we know about resilience processes to bolster positive health, and raise some of the pressing questions and issues for the field as it matures. This handbook is designed to be used by students as an invitation to a burgeoning field; by researchers, as a framework for advancing theories, hypotheses, and empirical tests of resilience functions; and by clinicians, as a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute integration of theory and practice.

Online Education 2.0

Online Education 2.0

Author: Kelli Cargille Cook Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2013

A Cop Doc's Guide to Understanding Terrorism as Human Evil

A Cop Doc's Guide to Understanding Terrorism as Human Evil

Author: Daniel Rudofossi Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2013

First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an Informa company.

A Cop Doc's Guide to Understanding Terrorism as Human Evil

A Cop Doc's Guide to Understanding Terrorism as Human Evil

Author: Daniel Rudofossi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2013

First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an Informa company.

Neurotrauma

Neurotrauma

Author: Nadine Abelson-Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2013

Neurotrauma: Managing Patients with Head Injuries is a comprehensive, holistic, evidence-based approach to the primary, secondary and tertiary care of a person with neurotrauma. Using a patient-centred needs approach to enhance the quality of care of head injured patients, family and carers, this multidisciplinary book enables the reader to apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes learned to the practice of neurotrauma in all settings. It explores: * Anatomy and physiology of the brain * Pharmacology for neurotrauma patients * Assessment of the patient with neurotrauma * Management of neurotrauma in a range of settings including at the scene, in the emergency department, and at the hospital * Neuro-rehabilitation * Community care * Nursing management of the patient This practical resource includes activities, exercises, and ethical and legal considerations throughout, making it ideal reading for all staff working in neuroscience, emergency, critical and rehabilitation settings.