This 2nd edition is completely updated with new procedures, illustrations and expert tips on atypical, complex trauma cases designed for trauma surgeons encountering atypical, complex trauma cases. More than 50 international master trauma surgeons have collaborated to share their personal experiences in safely managing penetrating operative trauma.
The CD-ROM includes specially produced, operative video, narrated by Lenworth Jacobs, MD, coinciding with the ATOM course.
Advanced Trauma Operative Management Porcine Lab Component for ATOM course participants. Content includes pre-test, course evaluation and slide guides for each of the didactic lectures. Topics include trauma laparotomy, spleen and diaphragm, liver, pancreas and duodenum, genitourinary, and cardiac and vascular.
The Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course is an effective method of increasing surgical competence and confidence in the operative management of penetrating injuries to the chest and abdomen.
The course consists of six 30-minute lectures followed by a three-hour lab session during which the student will manage 12 different injuries.