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Body Trauma - a writer's guide to wounds and injuries
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· Code Blue - a writer's guide to hospitals, including the ER, OR, and ICU
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Publisher:  Behler Publications ISBN-10:  1933016418 Type:  Non-Fiction


Copyright:  2006 ISBN-13:  9781933016412

Price: $9.99 (eBook)
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Body Trauma covers the overall organization of the US trauma system, how doctors evaluate and treat trauma victims, as well as special sections on specific injuries such as impalement, bites of all kinds, hypothermia, scuba diving accidents, and more.

The book is organized in sections that reveal the overall approach to trauma care in the US as well as chapters on specific topics. For example,  basic concepts in trauma, care in the field, the trauma center, the operating room. Then each major body area is covered: head trauma, neck trauma, thorax trauma, abdominal trauma, extremety trauma. Other  chapters cover  bites of all types, impalement injuries, traumatic amputations and replantation, burns and frostbite, diiving accidents, assaulted elders and kids, sexual assault and organ donation. 

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Conflict is the core of all fiction. Without conflict there is no story. When obstacles prevent a character from obtaining his or her goals, there is conflict...The threat of death or severe bodily injury is among the most serious and dreadful obstacles a character must face..."

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The Writer Magazine
Body Trauma unquestionably provides useful information on subjects that we -and our characters - simply may not be able to avoid.

Curled Up With A Good Book
This book contains valuable information and will show you how to make it - and the clean-up - realistic.

Michael White
If Melville had been fortunate to have this helpful guide by his side, Ahab's missing leg might have been referred to as a traumatic amputation of the tibia and fibula.

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