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1. Origin of the Bogota Bag and Its Application
2. Applications of Damage Control Surgery in Modern Civilian Trauma Care
3. Damage Control Surgery: Military
4. En Route Care
5. Adaptation of Military Damage Control in Civilian Settings
6. Prehospital Damage Control Resuscitation
7. Damage Control Surgery
8. Role of a Hybrid Room in Damage Control Surgery
9. Damage Control Neurosurgery
10. Damage Control Orthopaedics
11. Open Damage Control Vascular Surgery
12. Endovascular Techniques in Hemorrhage Control and Resuscitation
13. Damage Control Cardiothoracic Surgery
14. Damage Control in Pediatric Patients
15. Damage Control Resuscitation in Surgical Critical Care
16. Damage Control Anesthesia
17. Are We Doing Too Much Damage Control?
18. Coagulation Perturbations After Severe Injury: Translational Approaches and the State of the Science
19. Evolution of Resuscitation: What Is Damage Control Resuscitation?
20. Adjuncts to Resuscitation
21. Damage Control in the Austere Environment
22. Damage Control Surgery and the Boston Marathon Bombing
23. The Open Abdomen in Damage Control Surgery
24. Soft-Tissue Reconstructive Considerations in the Damage Control Environment

This book describes current, evidence-based guidelines for damage control interventions across the field of trauma care with the aim of enabling clinicians to apply them to best effect in daily clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on the need for trauma surgeons and their teams to recognize that optimal damage control in severely traumatized patients depends upon the combination of immediate assessment, resuscitation, and correct surgical management. The book opens by examining the evolution of damage control and the very significant impact that military damage control interventions have had on civilian emergency health care through improvements as simple as bandaging and tourniquets. Damage control measures in different specialties, including neurosurgery, orthopedics, vascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, anesthesia, and critical care, are then covered in detail. Readers will also find helpful information on a range of other important topics, such as the role of pre-hospital care providers, damage control within the emergency department, adjuncts of damage control, and damage control in austere environments. This book is a ‘must read’ for all clinicians in the trauma field.

• Presents evidence-based guidelines for damage control interventions
• Explains the evolution of damage control as a concept
• Describes damage control measures across a range of specialties
• Examines the impact of military damage control interventions on civilian experience

• Juan Carlos Duchesne, MD, FCCP, FCCM, joined the full-time faculty in March of 2017 as a Professor of Surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine. Prior to recently joining the full-time faculty at Tulane, Dr. Duchesne was a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at Tulane, the Graduate Medical Education Director and Medical Director of the Shock Trauma Program at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, Louisiana. He joined North Oaks Medical Center in June of 2013 and has been on Tulane's Department of Surgery faculty since December 2006. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Puerto Rico (Humacao, Puerto Rico) and his Medical Degree from Ponce School of Medicine (Ponce, Puerto Rico). Dr. Duchesne did his general surgery residency and fellowship training at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center (New Orleans, LA). Following his fellowship training in 2005, Dr. Duchesne was Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery/Trauma/Critical Care at The University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, MS). While there, he received the Outstanding Clinical Research Achievement Award. He currently serves at Chair of the Committee of Trauma for the Louisiana chapter with the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Duchesne has presented his research results at national and international trauma and critical care surgical conferences. Dr. Duchesne is well published, having over 90 publications and more than a 100 national and international guest speaker invitations.
Kenji Inaba, MD, FRCSC, FACS is an Associate Professor, Clinical Scholar, of Surgery, Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Dr. Inaba is an attending trauma surgeon at the LAC+USC medical center and is the Vice Chair of Surgery and the Program Director for the Surgery residency and Trauma Critical Care Fellowship at USC. He has authored more than 380 peer reviewed articles, 350 scientific presentations and 27 textbook chapters. He is a member of numerous editorial boards and professional organizations and is currently a director of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Inaba also serves as a sworn police officer with the LAPD, currently assigned to Rampart Division Patrol.
• Mansoor Ali Khan, MBBS, PhD, FRCS, FEBS, FACS, AKC, is a Consultant Military and Trauma Surgeon who has combined work as a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy with civilian posts. He is a Consultant Trauma Surgeon at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London. Dr Khan’s experience has involved work at minimally equipped mobile medical response units at a variety of locations around the world, and he has twice served at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. He has endeavoured to apply within the NHS environment the skills that he has acquired while working in military contexts. Dr Khan has received several awards and decorations for his military and civilian endeavours). He is an Associate Editor for Trauma (SAGE Publishing), a member of the editorial board for Trauma Journal (SAGE Publishing) as well as serving as a reviewer for several international journals. He is heavily involved in education and research, serving currently as the Course Director for the internationally renowned Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills (DSTS©) Course held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He continues to publish extensively in peer-reviewed journal articles.