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By L.D. Britt, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano

This booklet comprehensively offers the total spectrum of surgical emergencies. those contain trauma and non-traumatic acute surgical illnesses of the stomach, pelvic, and cardiothoracic organs in addition to the extremities, pores and skin and delicate tissue, and head and neck. administration of surgical infections is usually mentioned. this can be the fitting reference textual content for surgical trainees in addition to working towards surgeons. Authoritative, complete, and straight forward, the textual content positive factors over forty chapters whole with case experiences in addition to query and resolution commentaries. The textual content is augmented by way of greater than 500 tables and illustrations.

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Hypovolemic and Hemorrhagic Shock Hypovolemia in the presence of hemorrhage is the most common cause of shock in the trauma patient and results from the loss of circulating blood volume from either hemorrhage or loss of plasma fluid. Acute loss of circu- 1. 5. Differential diagnosis of hypotension based on the pulse pressure (systolic–diastolic blood pressure) as an indicator of systemic vascular resistance. Hypotension with normal/wide pulse pressure Septic shock, severe sepsis (define), adrenal insufficiency High spinal cord injury Liver failure Anaphylaxis Hypotension with narrow pulse pressure Hemorrhage/hypovolemia Blunt/penetrating trauma to vessels or solid organs Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, visceral aneurysm Ectopic pregnancy Gastrointestinal bleed Peritonitis/pancreatitis Spontaneous rupture of liver/spleen lesions Cardiogenic shock (myocardial infarction, tamponade, arrhythmia) Obstructive shock (PE, PTX) lating blood volume results in compensatory mechanisms mediated by the cathecholamines, hypophyseal-pituitaryadrenal axis, and other mediators that result in peripheral vasoconstriction, tachycardia, and oliguria.

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