Accession Number : ADA321581

Title :   9TH Annual Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care Symposium.

Descriptive Note : Final proceedings 1 May-31 Dec 96,

Corporate Author : INTERNATIONAL TRAUMA ANESTHESIA AND CRITICAL CARE SOCIETY BALTIMORE MD

Personal Author(s) : Grande, Christopher M.

PDF Url : ADA321581

Report Date : JAN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Trauma Systems: Establishing Standards, Systems and Information Management Systems; Pathophysiology of Trauma: Biomechanics of Injury, Head Injury, Metabolic Responses, ARDS; Trauma Team Care: Priorities, Team Dynamics, Role of the Team Leader, Impact of Video Analysis; Prehospital Trauma Care: Major Interventions in the Field, Anaesthesia and Analgesia for Extrication, Aeromedical Evacuation; Initial Assessment and Monitoring: Cervical Spine, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Neurotrauma, Paediatric Trauma; Resuscitation: Blood Substitutes, Blood Conservation, Severe Hypothermia, New Techniques in Brain Resuscitation; Cost-effectiveness in Trauma Care: The New Reality Goal-directed Therapy in Trauma; Recognizing Failure in Trauma Intensive Care: When is Enough Enough?; Resuscitation and Anaesthetic Management of Specific Injuries: Penetrating Injuries to the Trunk, The Unstable Pelvis, Ruptured Thoracic Aorta, Spinal Injury; Trauma Anaesthesia Techniques: The Difficult/Compromised Airway, Inducing Anaesthesia in Critical Situations, Newer Anaesthetic Agents, Paediatric Trauma; Intensive Care: Alternative Ventilator Therapy, Current Role of ECMO, Use of Nitric Oxide, Nosocomial Infections; Pain Relief: Overcoming the Problem; Workshops: Special Airway Skills, Paediatric Case Discussions, Trauma Simulation, Extrication and Immobilisation Techniques; Trauma Anaesthesia - The Way Forward

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA, *WOUNDS AND INJURIES, *ANESTHESIA, *TRAUMA, SIMULATION, COST EFFECTIVENESS, BRAIN, TEAMS(PERSONNEL), METABOLISM, PENETRATION, NERVE CELLS, PATIENTS, THORAX, NITROGEN OXIDES, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, MEDICAL SERVICES, HOSPITALS, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, HEAD(ANATOMY), BIOMECHANICS, HYPOTHERMIA, AORTA, SPINAL COLUMN, PELVIS, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, BLOOD SUBSTITUTES, RESUSCITATION, AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION, ANALGESIA.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE