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Essentials of Surgery

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Essentials of Surgery efficiently delivers the knowledge you need to succeed in medical school and surgical residencies. More than 80 respected academic surgeons from leading institutions across the United States synthesize the most important information from the field. Essentials of Surgery will get you through this complex and dynamic specialty - expertise you'll turn to for years to come.

Audience
Surgery, 3rd & 4th year Medical Students, Clerks, Residents

Paperback, 862 Pages

Published: December 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-8186-3

Contents

  • SECTION I. STUDENT-SPECIFIC ISSUES

    1. Conquering Your Surgical Clerkship

    2. Interpersonal and Communication Skills and Professionalism

    3. Health and Safety

    4. The Core Competencies

    SECTION II. HOMEOSTASIS IN SURGICAL
    PATIENTS


    5. Principles of Preoperative Care and
    Risk Assessment

    6. Fluid and Electrolyte Management

    7. Nutrition in Surgical Patients

    8. Blood and Bleeding: Transfusions, Control, and Prevention

    9. Wound Healing

    10. Prevention and Management of Surgical Infections


    SECTION III. CRITICAL CARE

    11. Trauma

    12. Critical Care

    13. Burns

    SECTION IV. ABDOMEN

    14. The Acute Abdomen

    15. Appendicitis

    16. Hernias

    SECTION V. HEPATOBILIARY AND SPLEEN

    17. Biliary System

    18. Liver

    19. Portal Hypertension

    20. Spleen and Hematologic Disorders

    SECTION VI. GASTROINTESTINAL

    21. Colon and Anorectum

    22. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    23. Motility Disorders

    24. Pancreas

    25. Small Intestine

    26. Stomach and Duodenum

    27. Esophagus

    SECTION VII. CARDIOTHORACIC

    28. Disorders of the Trachea, Chest Wall, Pleura, Mediastinum, and Lung

    29. Acquired Cardiac Disorders

    30. Congenital Cardiac Disorders

    SECTION VIII. ENDOCRINE

    31. Thyroid Gland

    32. Parathyroid Glands

    33. Adrenal Glands

    34. Pituitary Glands

    SECTION IX. VASCULAR SYSTEM

    35. Lymphatic and Venous Systems

    36. Deep Venous Thrombosis and
    Pulmonary Embolism

    37. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease

    38. Aneurysms

    39. Cerebrovascular Disease

    SECTION X. TUMORS AND ONCOLOGY

    40. Breast Cancer

    41. Principles of Surgical Oncology

    SECTION XI. ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

    42. Diseases of the Bones and Joints

    43. Hand Surgery

    44. Soft Tissue Injuries

    45. Fractures

    46. Pediatric Orthopedics

    SECTION XII. NEUROSURGERY

    47. Management of Patients with Neurosurgical Diseases

    48. Central Nervous System and Spinal Degenerative Diseases and Infections

    49. Neoplasms

    SECTION XIII. OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

    50. Otologic and Neuro-otologic Diseases

    51. Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

    52. Pediatric Otolaryngology

    53. Facial Plastic and Reconstructive
    Surgery

    SECTION XIV. PEDIATRIC SURGERY

    54. Newborn and Pediatric Perioperative Care

    55. Pediatric Trauma and Burns

    56. Pediatric Head, Neck, and Thoracic Disorders

    57. Pediatric Gastrointestinal, Abdominal Wall, Inguinal, and
    Scrotal Disorders

    58. Vascular Anomalies, Tumors, and Twins

    SECTION XV. PLASTIC SURGERY

    59. Surgical Techniques and Wound Management

    60. Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

    SECTION XVI. UROLOGY

    61. Anatomy and Oncology

    62. Urinary Tract Dysfunction

    63. Urinary Tract Lithiasis and
    Infections

    SECTION XVII. SPECIAL TOPICS

    64. Anesthesia

    65. Dermatologic Surgery

    66. Minimal Access Surgery

    67. Transplantation

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