Core Topics in General & Emergency Surgery - Print and E-Book
A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice
- Simon Paterson-Brown, MBBS MPhil MS FRCS, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Clinical and Surgical Sciences (Surgery), University of Edinburgh; Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK
This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.
- Higher surgical trainees preparing for their final examinations.
- Surgical residents preparing for the board exams in specific specialties.
- Busy surgeons in practice who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest developments and evidence-based practice in their specialty.
- Published: August 2013
- Imprint: SAUNDERS
- ISBN: 978-0-7020-4964-4
Table of Contents
â¢ Evidence-based practice in surgery
â¢ Outcomes and health economic issues in surgery
â¢ Day case surgery
â¢ Abdominal hernias
â¢ Organisation of emergency general surgical services and the early assessment and investigation of the acute abdomen
â¢ Perforations of the upper gastrointestinal tract
â¢ Acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
â¢ Pancreaticobiliary emergencies
â¢ Acute conditions of the small bowel and appendix
â¢ Colonic emergencies
â¢ Anorectal emergencies
â¢ Paediatric surgical emergencies
â¢ Abdominal trauma
â¢ Venous thromboembolism: prevention, diagnosis and treatment
â¢ Patient assessment and surgical risk
â¢ Perioperative and intensive care management of the surgical patient
â¢ Surgical nutrition
â¢ Abdominal sepsis and abdominal compartment syndrome
â¢ Complications of bariatric surgery presenting to the general surgeon