Boston Medical Center trauma surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine, Tracey Dechert, MD, has published a chapter, “How should pelvic fractures be managed in the intensive care unit”, with Patrick M. Reilly, MD, FCCP, FACS, Vice-Chief of the Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicince. The chapter is included in the book, “Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care”, available now in print and online.
According to Book News, Inc., authors “Clifford F. Deutschman, MD (anesthesiology and critical care and surgery, U. of Pennsylvania) and Patrick J. Neligan, MD (anesthesia and intensive care, U. College Galway, UK) bring together an international group of specialists in critical care and surgery to answer 99 questions important to intensive care unit physicians. Questions relate to topics such as acute organ failure, respiratory failure, cardiovascular and neurologic care, nutrition and gastrointestinal care, infection, sepsis and inflammation, preventing suffering, trauma, obstetrics, environmental injuries, and ethics and administration. A review of evidence, areas of uncertainty or controversy, management guidelines, and recommendations are also provided. Online access includes a searchable version of the full text.”