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Books and Documents

Battle Casualties in Korea:

Studies of the Surgical Research Team

Volume IV. Post-traumatic Renal Insufficiency

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
John M. Howard, M. D.
Baylor University College of Medicine

Associate Editors

Vol. I. Lieutenant Colonel Carl W. Hughes, MC
Army Medical Service Graduate School
Vol. II. Lieutenant Colonel William H. Crosby, MC
Army Medical Service Graduate School
Vol. III. Lieutenant Colonel Curtis P. Artz, MC
Brooke Army Medical Center
Vol. IV. Major William H. Meroney, MC
Army Medical Service Graduate School

Army Medical Service Graduate School
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, D. C.

 


Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Major General Leonard D. Heaton, MC
Commanding

Army Medical Service Graduate School

Brigadier General John R. Wood, MC
Commandant

 


Contents

Chapter

1. Introduction

2. Post-traumatic Renal Insufficiency in Military Casualties I. Clinical Characteristics

3. Post-traumatic Renal Insufficiency in Military Casualties II. Management, Use of an Artificial Kidney, Prognosis

4. The Management of Acute Renal Insufficiency

5. Observations on the Surgical Care of Patients with Post-traumatic Renal Insufficiency

6. The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Post-traumatic, Acute Renal Failure

7. The Phosphorus: Nonprotein Nitrogen (P:NPN) Ratio in Plasma as an Index of Muscle Devitalization During Post-traumatic Oliguria

8. Wound Healing in Patients with Battle Wounds and Severe Renal Dysfunction

9. Bacterial Flora of War Wounds of Patients with Renal Failure

10. The Effect of Severe Battle Injury and of Post-traumatic Renal Failure on Resistance to Infection

11. Renal Sequelae of War Wounds in Man

12. Renal Changes in Patients Dying of War Wounds: Korea, 1950-1952

13. Metabolic Effects of Injury; Studies of the Plasma Nonprotein Nitrogen Components in Patients with Severe Battle Wounds

14. The Electrocardiographic Effects of Alterations in Concentration of Plasma Chemicals

15. Staphylococcal Bacteremia.: Report of a Case Successfully Treated with Erythromycin

16. A Survey of the Hemostatic Mechanisms in Acute Post-traumatic Renal Insufficiency