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- 2011 SpringerLerner, A.; Soudry, M.Organization of Urgent Medical Aid, Including Mass Casualty and Triage -- Wound Ballistics and Tissue Damage -- Damage Control Orthopaedics -- Crush Injury of the Limbs and Acute Mechanical Muscle-Crush Compartment Syndrome -- Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the Patient with Severe Extremity Trauma -- Hemotransfusion in Combat Trauma -- Diagnostic Imaging in Combat Trauma -- Tissue Debridement -- Primary External Fixation -- Prevention of Infection and Antibiotic Use in the Management of Armed Conflict Injuries to the Extremities -- Vascular Trauma to the Limbs -- Peripheral Nerve Injury -- Tissue Coverage After War Trauma -- Definitive Bone Fixation and Reconstruction: Conversion from Temporary External Fixation to Internal Fixation Methods -- Definitive Skeletal Reconstruction: Conversion to the Ilizarov Method -- War Injuries of the Hand -- Foot Surgery in War Trauma -- Limb Salvage Versus Amputation: The Dilemma -- Amputation in Combat Trauma -- Delayed Union and Nonunions -- Osteomyelitis -- Chronic Pain Subsequent to Armed Conflict Injuries to the Extremities.
- 2006 AccessMedicineGrey, Michael R.; Spaeth, Kenneth R.Introduction to terrorism and bioterrorism -- A clinical approach to biological, chemical, and nuclear terrorism -- Clinicians' roles in public health preparedness and emergency response -- Environmental terrorism -- Surveillance systems and bioterrorism -- Vulnerable groups: a summary of relevant concerns -- Psychological effects of the BCN threat -- Toxicology and bioterrorism -- Legal and ethical issues -- A brief history of biological weapons -- Introduction to biological agents -- Smallpox (Variola major) -- Viral hemorrhagic fevers -- Anthrax -- Plague (Yersinia pestis) -- Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) -- Introduction to biotoxins -- Botulinum toxin -- Ricin -- Category B and C and additional agents -- Introduction to chemical weapons -- A brief history of chemical weapons -- Pulmonary agents -- Vesicants or blistering agents -- Nerve and incapacitating agents -- Blood agents -- A brief history of nuclear weapons and the atomic age -- An overview of radiation physics and injury -- Introduction to nucelar and radiation weapons -- Radiologic terrorism.
- 2014 OvidGean, Alisa D.This is a single-authored book written by a world-class neuroradiologist with extensive experience in traumatic brain injury (TBI). It features six graphic-intense chapters depicting and expounding upon the complexity of TBI. Culled from nearly three decades of studying civilian TBI and five years of intensive study of TBI sustained from combat, terrorism, and natural disasters, this work is an exhaustive and innovative authority on the current approaches and applications of civilian and combat TBI. The text is sectored into six chapters based on pathophysiology, each augmented with numerous images and illustrations. The book gives special attention to neuroimaging, but is reinforced with relevant clinical correlation. This monograph is unique because it is first in class as an omnibus for the radiologist, neurologist, neurosurgeon, maxillofacial surgeon, emergency physician, pediatrician, ophthalmologist, and the rehabilitation team.
- 2007 IngentaConnectHudson, Geoffrey L.Also available: Print – 2007
- 2010 SpringerFolio, Les R.1. The Combat Environment: Preparation for Deployment -- 2. Echelons of Combat Casualty Care and Associated Imaging Resources -- 3. Blast and Ballistics: Types, Background, Terminology -- 4. Introduction to Imaging of Penetrating/Perforating Blast and Ballistic Injuries -- 5. Significant Medical Advances on the Battlefield and the Changing Roles of Imaging -- 6. Imaging Thresholds of Salvageability of Life, Limb, and Eyesight -- 7. Imaging Traumatic Brain Injury On and Off the Battlefield -- 8. Chest Imaging in a Battlefield Hospital -- 9. Abdomen and Pelvis Imaging in Iraq -- 10. Skeletal Trauma in Iraq.
- Nightingale, Florence; McDonald, Lynn.
- 2014 SpringerBone, Lawrence Brunton; Mamczak, Christiaan N.This book is designed as an easy to read reference and practical guide to the management of combat extremity injuries, which account for a high percentage of the injuries sustained in recent and current conflicts. The surgical techniques appropriate to the full range of extremity injuries and some other frequent injuries, such as trauma to the spine and pelvis, are clearly described with the aid of helpful illustrations. In each chapter a bottom line up front approach is adopted, providing key messages first; a further important feature is the emphasis placed on case-based information and lessons learned from practice. Care has been taken to ensure that the advice provided is straightforward and in line with military clinical practice guidelines.
- 2011 SpringerBeekley, Alec; Martin, Matthew.Prehospital and enroute care -- Combat triage and mass casualty management -- Initial management priorities: beyond ABCDE -- Damage control resuscitation -- To operate or image?: pulling the trigger -- Ultrasound in combat trauma -- The bowel: contamination, colostomies, and combat surgery -- Liver and spleen injury management in combat (old school) -- Pancreatic and duodenal injuries (sleep when you can ...) -- Operative management of renal injuries -- Major abdominal vascular trauma -- To close or not to close: managing the open abdomen -- Choice of thoracic incision -- Lung injuries in combat -- Diagnosis and management of penetrating cardiac injury -- Thoracic vascular injuries: operative management in "enemy territory" -- Chest wall and diaphragm injury -- Soft tissue wounds and fasciotomies -- Extremity injuries and open fractures -- Mangled extremities and amputations -- Peripheral vascular injuries -- The neck -- Geritourinary injuries (excluding kidney) -- Neurosurgery for dummies -- Spine injuries -- Face, eye, and ear injuries -- Burn care in the field hospital -- The pediatric patient in wartime -- The combat ICU team -- Postoperative resuscitation -- Monitoring -- Ventilator management: a practical approach to respiratory failure in combat casualties -- Practical approach to combat-related infections and antibiotics -- Stabilization and transfer from the far forward environment -- Humanitarian and local national care -- Expectant and end of life care in a combat zone.
- 2013 ebraryByrne, Joseph Patrick.Factors in early modern health and wellness -- Education and training : learned and non-learned -- Religion and medicine -- Women's health and medicine -- Infants and children -- Infectious diseases -- Environmental and occupational hazards -- Surgeons and surgery -- Mental and emotional health and disorders -- Apothecaries and their pharmacopeias -- War, health, and medicine -- Medical institutions -- Healing and the arts.
- Berkowitz, Edward D.; Santangelo, Mark.
- 2008 SpringerAllhoff, Fritz.Physicians at war: the dual-loyalties challenge / Fritz Allhoff -- Dual-loyalty and human rights in health professional practice: proposed guidelines and institutional mechanisms / International Dual-Loyalty Working Group -- Guidelines to prevent the malevolent use of physicians in war / Michael E. Frisina -- Dual disloyalties: law and medical ethics at Guantanamo Bay / Jonathan H. Marks -- Toward a framework for military health ethics / Gervase Pearce, Peter Saul -- Physician involvement in hostile interrogations / Fritz Allhoff -- Indecent medicine revisited: considering physician involvement in torture / Richard Matthews -- Torture and the regulation of the health care professions / John Lunstroth -- Is medicine a pacifist vocation or should doctors help build bombs? / Michael L. Gross -- The case against doctor involvement in weapons design and development / Vivienne Nathanson -- Armed conflict and value conflict: case studies in biological weapons / Michael J. Selgelid -- Ethics and the dual-use dilemma in the life sciences / Seumas Miller, Michael J. Selgelid -- Triage priorities and military physicians / Marcus P. Adams -- Medical neutrality and political activism: physicians' roles in conflict situations / Justin M. List.
- 2002 NAPLemmon, Stanley M.
- 2000 NAP
- Putting practice guidelines to work in the Department of Defense medical system : a guide for action2001 RandNicholas, Will.The challenges of implementing evidence-based practice guidelines in clinical settings have been widely recognized in the health care field. This implementation guide is designed as a "how-to" resource for managers and clinicians in the Military Health System who seek practical techniques to help them integrate evidence-based practice guidelines into the medical care processes at their medical treatment facilities (MTFs). The guide will be of particular use because its content is based on both published research on clinical guideline implementation and more than two years of experience with guideline implementation during the Army Medical Department/RAND Guideline Implementation project. In this project, three regional demonstrations tested methods for implementing three different guidelines, with the participation of eleven Army MTFs. Lessons learned from the project have been incorporated into the information provided in this guide as well as in field note examples highlighted throughout the document.
- 2013Meikle, Murray C."The two world wars played an important role in the evolution of plastic and maxillofacial surgery in the first half of the 20th century. This book is about four of the key figures involved. Sir Harold Gillies and Sir Archibald McIndoe were born in Dunedin; McIndoe and Rainsford Mowlem studied medicine at the University of Otago Medical School, and Henry Pickerill was foundation Dean of the University of Otago Dental School. The author describes how these surgeons revolutionised plastic surgery and the treatment of facial trauma, working on soldiers, fighter pilots and civilians disfigured by bombs, shrapnel and burns. Eventually Gillies et al. were supported by a vast surgical enterprise that included surgeons, dentists, anaesthetists, artists and photographers, nurses and orderlies. The text is fully illustrated with photos, drawings and case notes by the surgeons and war artists at military hospitals at Boulogne-sur-Mer, Aldershot and Sidcup in the First World War, and civilian hospitals at East Grinstead, Basingstoke and Hill End in the Second. The book includes a DVD of Rainsford Mowlem performing a variety of plastic operations in 1945. This book is a must for anyone interested in the history of medicine and the treatment of casualties in the two world wars"--From publisher.
- Buchanan, John; Kopperman, Paul E.In 1746, Dr. John Buchanan, a recently retired medical officer in the British Army, produced a manuscript, 'Regimental Practice, or a Short History of Diseases common to His Majesties own Royal Regiment of Horse Guards when abroad (Commonly called the Blews).' Revised almost until the time of Buchananan's death in 1767, it was primarily based on the author's observations while surgeon to a cavalry regiment serving in Flanders 1742-1745 during the War of the Austrian Succession. It is presented here as an annotated modern edition of the text.
- 2001 RandHosek, Susan D.; Cecchine, Gary.
- 1976-Wilbur, C. Keith.PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
- Grzyb, Frank L."During the Civil War, Union soldiers and Confederate prisoners convalesced in a general army hospital in Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island. This study details experiences of those who received and provided care, exploring the barbarities of medicine, daily routine, role of citizens, later adventures of former patients/staff, and final resting places of those who died on the grounds"--Provided by publisher.
- 2007 SpringerGreen, Manfred S.
- Stigma and barriers to care. Conference report : caring for those exposed to war, disaster and terrorism. 1st ed.2011Brown, Mark C.; Fullerton, Carol S.; Ursano, Robert J.This Forum on Health and National Security, directed to addressing stigma and barriers to care, brought together a diverse group of leaders in order to expand horizons on these issues of important national need in times of war, disaster and terrorism. The individuals represented national leaders, educators, researchers and health care planners across mental health, health care systems, military and disaster care and the specific issues of stigma and barriers to care. The goal was for individuals who did not usually talk with each other or even know of each other's work, to hear new perspectives and create a new vantage point on this difficult topic.Also available: Print – 2011
- Stigma and barriers to care. Executive summary and recommendations : caring for those exposed to war, disaster and terrorism. 1st ed.2011Brown, Mark C.; Fullerton, Carol S.; Ursano, Robert J.This Forum on Health and National Security, directed to addressing stigma and barriers to care, brought together a diverse group of leaders in order to expand horizons on these issues of important national need in times of war, disaster and terrorism. The individuals represented national leaders, educators, researchers and health care planners across mental health, health care systems, military and disaster care and the specific issues of stigma and barriers to care. The goal was for individuals who did not usually talk with each other or even know of each other's work, to hear new perspectives and create a new vantage point on this difficult topic.Also available: Print – 2011
- 2013Graf, Mercedes.Pioneer women doctors campaign for wartime service -- From pioneer women doctors abroad to "joining the home team" -- From contract surgeon to Army medical officer -- Enter the women neuropsychiatrists/psychiatrists -- "Specialization as a mark of expertise": women doctors in internal medicine, pathology, anesthesiology, and orthopedics -- "Narrowing the field": women doctors in radiology, preventive medicine, surgery, and other areas -- More than they expected: nonspecialists and other problems in service -- "I do not regret having had the opportunity to serve my country": a look back at women's experiences as medical officers in the United States Army -- Appendix.
- Köhler, Fritz.Also available: Print – 1917-
- Understanding military workforce productivity : effects of substance abuse, health, and mental health2014 SpringerBray, Robert M.From the stresses of repeated deployments to the difficulties of re-entry into civilian life, we are just beginning to understand how protracted conflicts, such as those in Iraq and Afghanistan, are affecting service members. Issues such as risky health behaviors and chemical dependence raise productivity concerns as they do with all organizations, but they also have a profound impact on the safety and readiness of troops--and by extension, the military as a whole--in life-or-death situations. Understanding Military Workforce Productivity cuts through the myths and misconceptions about the health and resilience of today's active-duty armed forces. This first-of-its-kind volume presents up-to-date findings across service branches in core health areas including illness and injury, alcohol and drug abuse, tobacco use, obesity, and mental health. The short- and long-term implications discussed relate to the quality of the lives of service members and their families, the quality and preparedness of the military as a workforce, and prevention and intervention efforts.
- 2009Bellafaire, Judith; Graf, Mercedes.In their efforts to utilize their medical skills and training in the service of their country, women physicians fought not one but two male-dominated professional hierarchies: the medical and the military establishments. In the process, they also contended with powerful social pressures and constraints. Throughout Women Doctors in War, authors Judith Bellafaire and Mercedes Graf focus on the medical careers, aspirations, and struggles of individual women, using personal stories to illustrate the unique professional and personal challenges female military physicians have faced. Military and medical historians and scholars in women's studies will discover a wealth of new information in this book.
- Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
- AAP Red Book Online
- Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
- Sabiston Textbook of Surgery
- Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics
- Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics
- Mandell, Douglas, & Bennett's Principles & Practice of Infectious Diseases
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