Chapter 16: Acute trauma management

January 2002
Surgical Care at the District Hospital;1/1/2002, p16
Book Chapter
Chapter 16 of the book "Surgical Care at the District Hospital" is presented. It explores the correct procedure of acute trauma management as wells as its principles and perspective. The phases of primary trauma care management were enumerated such as triage, primary and secondary survey, stabilization, transfer and definitive care. Insertion of chest drain and underwater seal drainage and tracheostomy were among the methods discussed.


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