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Trauma is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and elsewhere, and the care of patients with trauma has become a subspecialty within the field of critical care medicine. Because sophisticated trauma care, like other aspects of critical care, is a relatively new area of expertise, few comprehensive textbooks exist. The editor of this book has attempted to fill this gap.
The book is organized into both clinical science and basic science chapters, the latter of which are based on state-of-the-art research in trauma-related areas. Although the basic science chapters are general and usually comprehensive, the
Trauma: Emergency Surgery and Critical Care.. Ann Intern Med. ;107:435. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-2-435_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(3):435.
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