Head and Neck Trauma
Written by an interdisciplinary team of experts in ear, nose, and throat trauma; oral and maxillofacial surgery; neurosurgery; and accident surgery, this book is a state-of-the-art manual on the diagnostic, treatment, and therapeutic techniques available to manage trauma injuries to the head and neck.
This book features more than 240 illustrations, most in color, and step-by-step discussions of the initial management, evaluation, and examination of the patient, followed by a thorough collection of flow-charts and checklists. In each chapter the authors present the surgical anatomy, pathomechanism and classification, clinical signs and symptoms, functional tests, diagnostic imaging, as well as other appropriate diagnostic measures.
Head and Neck Trauma covers everything from wound management to the latest surgical techniques and their complications. The authors also discuss the medical and technical aspects of trauma management, including antibiotic therapy, grafting and osteosynthesis materials, and the assessment of posttraumatic functional disorders.
This beautifully illustrated reference belongs in every emergency room and trauma center library and is an essential tool for any medical professional treating patients with head and neck injuries.
Ernst, Herzog, Seidl
2006, 236 pp, 50 tables, 249 illustrations,