Core topics in general and emergency surgery /

Core Topics in General & Emergency Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most...

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Other Authors: Paterson-Brown, Simon (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh : Saunders/Elsevier, 2014.
Edition:Fifth edition.
Series:Companion to specialist surgical practice.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Evidence-based practice in surgery / Kathryn A. Rigby and Jonathan A. Michaels
  • Outcomes and health economic issues in surgery / Sharath C.V. Paravastu and Jonathan A. Michaels
  • Day case surgery / Paul Baskerville
  • Abdominal hernias / Andrew C. de Beaux
  • Organisation of emergency general surgical services and the early assessment and investigation of the acute abdomen / Simon Paterson-Brown
  • Perforations of the upper gastrointestinal tract /Enders K.W. Ng
  • Acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding / Colin J. McKay and James Lau
  • Pancreaticobiliary emergencies / Mark Duxbury
  • Acute conditions of the small bowel and appendix / Peter Lamb
  • Colonic emergencies / David E. Beck
  • Anorectal emergencies / Felicity J. Creamer and B. James Mander
  • Paediatric surgical emergencies / Dafydd A. Davies and Jacob C. Langer
  • Abdominal trauma / Kenneth D. Boffard
  • Venous thromboembolism : prevention, diagnosis and treatment / Rhona M. MaClean
  • Patient assessment and surgical risk / Chris Deans
  • Perioperative and intensive care management of the surgical patient / R. Michael Grounds and Andrew Rhodes
  • Surgical nutrition / William G. Simpson and Steven D. Heys
  • Abdominal sepsis and abdominal compartment syndrome / Emma Barrow and Iain D. Anderson
  • Complications of bariatric surgery presenting to the general surgeon / Bruce R. Tulloh and Andrew C. de Beaux.