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Creating a trauma anaesthesia service

  • M. J. A. Parr
  • J. P. Nolan
  • G. Desjardins
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)

Abstract

Trauma anaesthesia refers to a speciality within anaesthesia that exists to manage the victims of trauma. As such it should be differentiated from anaesthesia for trauma. The emphasis is on preservation of life and limb through resuscitation, the provision of analgesia, surgical anaesthesia and critical care. Trauma anaesthesia has special requirements in terms of facility and personnel, and encompasses management of the trauma patient from the time of injury until discharge from a critical care facility.

Keywords

Trauma Patient Emergency Medical Service Trauma System Trauma Team Advance Trauma Life Support 
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  • M. J. A. Parr
  • J. P. Nolan
  • G. Desjardins

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