We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Article |

Shock and Resuscitation; Abdominal Injuries

AMA Arch Surg. 1960;80(3):384-391. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1960.01290200028005.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


This volume is divided into three sections. The first part deals with anesthesia, resuscitation, and the relief of pain in wounded men. The second part deals with abdominal injuries, and the third part with closure of colostomies.

Materials and Methods  The 3,154 abdominal injuries whose analysis forms the major part of this volume were all treated during 1944 and 1945 in Italy, Southern France, Germany, and Austria by surgeons of the 2d Auxiliary Surgical Group. They constitute the largest series of combat-incurred wounds of the abdomen ever to be reported in such detail. The numbers are impressive. Among them are 416 wounds of the stomach; 180 wounds of the duodenum; 1,186 wounds of the jejunum and ileum; 1,222 wounds of the colon and rectum; 341 wounds of the spleen; and 829 wounds of the liver and the extrahepatic bile ducts.The analysis is of high quality and remarkable accuracy because


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.