Pastoral Care

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Pastoral Care William Baugh C. Wayne Maberry Medical doctors as a group and trauma surgeons in particular are unprepared to deal with multiple issues of faith and religion as these…

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End-of-Life Care

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End-of-Life Care Robert M. Nelson Jr. “Nothing could stop you. Not the best day. Not the quiet. Not the ocean rocking. You went on with your dying.” —Elegy for My…

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Ethical Issues in Trauma Care

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Ethical Issues in Trauma Care James Forrest Calland C. William Schwab Caring for a patient during what is often the greatest crisis of their lifetime often leads to ethical and…

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Pain Control and Sedation

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Pain Control and Sedation John D. Lang Jr. Onuma Chaiwat Trauma is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Injuries and complications due to motor vehicle accidents, gunshots, stabbings,…

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Transfusion and Coagulation in Trauma

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Transfusion and Coagulation in Trauma Babak Sarani Patrick Reilly Hemorrhage remains the second leading cause of death from injury (brain injury being the first).1 Approximately 33% of trauma-related deaths are…

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Renal Failure

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Renal Failure Glen H. Tinkoff Posttraumatic acute renal failure is an infrequent occurrence. Less than 1% of all trauma admissions sustain acute renal failure severe enough to warrant dialysis.1 This…

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Nutritional Support of the Injured

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Nutritional Support of the Injured Ernest F.J. Block The important role of nutritional support in surgical patients is widely recognized. It is now becoming increasingly clear that this role goes…

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Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit

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Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit Rodney M. Durham Shawn Larson Hospital-acquired infections, or nosocomial infections (NIs), have received much attention in the mainstream media and represent a growing…

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Hemodynamic Management and Shock

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Hemodynamic Management and Shock Lucas P. Neff Michael C. Chang Shock is defined as a functional uncoupling between the cardiovascular system and the peripheral tissues which leads to inadequate delivery…

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