Ballistic Trauma: A Practical Guide provides a concise guide to the clinical and operational issues surrounding the management of the ballistic casualty. The book crystallizes the knowledge and experience accrued by those dealing with ballistic trauma on a regular basis and extends this to those who have to manage these patients on an occasional basis only.
This book is aimed at all medical and paramedical personnel involved in the care of patients with ballistic injury. It will be especially relevant for consultants and senior trainees in surgery, anesthesia and emergency medicine who are likely to be involved in the management of these unique injuries. It will be an essential reference for pre-hospital care providers and nurses working in the emergency room and intensive care. Military surgeons and medical and nursing staff on deployment in regions of conflict will find the book a valuable resource.
Springer London; December 2005
- ISBN: 9781846280603
- Edition: 2
- Read online, or download in DRM-free PDF (digitally watermarked) format
- Title: Ballistic Trauma
- Author: Peter F. Mahoney (ed.); James Ryan (ed.); Adam J. Brooks (ed.); C. William Schwab (ed.)
In The Press
From the reviews of the second edition:
"This is the second and expanded edition of the book bearing the title Ballistic trauma: clinical reference in peace and war, published by Arnold 1997. … The book is intended primarily for surgeons, but is certainly interesting for every expert interested in gunshot wounds. … All in all, the book can be recommended to every expert dealing with ballistic trauma … . the reader is invited to browse through an abundance of information and to look for aspects interesting to him." (B. Karger, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 121, 2007)