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Surgical Decision Making

The thoroughly updated New Edition of this best-selling resource uses an algorithmic approach to facilitate the evaluation and management of 162 common surgical problems. Clear algorithms and concise accompanying explanations offer a quick and efficient way to review the key issues and make effective clinical decisions. 34 of the topics in this 5th Edition are either entirely new or have been completely rewritten, to reflect the latest developments in the field.

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Published: October 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0290-5

Contents

  • GENERAL

    1. Preoperative Laboratory Evaluation
    2. Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation
    3. Perioperative Arrhythmia
    4. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
    5. Shock
    6. Goal Directed Resuscitation
    7. Bleeding Disorders in Surgical Patients
    8. Postoperative Fever
    9. Nutritional Support
    10. Hypothermia
    11. Acute Respiratory Failure
    12. Acute Renal Failure
    13. Geriatric Surgery
    14. HIV Disease in Surgical Patients

    HEAD & NECK

    15. Otorrhea
    16. Epistaxis
    17. Skin Cancer of the Face
    18. Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity
    19. Salivary Gland Tumors
    20. Neck Mass
    21. Carcinoma of the Larynx

    CARDIOPULMONARY

    22. Pulmonary Embolism
    23. Pleural Effusion and Empyema
    24. Lung Abscess
    25. Carcinoma of the Lung
    26. Mediastinal Tumor
    27. Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    28. Coarctation of the Aorta
    29. Neonatal Cyanosis
    30. Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
    31. Congenital Obstructive Cardiac Anomalies
    32. Congenital Septal Defects
    33. Coronary Artery Disease
    34. Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
    35. Aortic Valve Stenosis
    36. Mitral Stenosis

    GASTROINTESTINAL

    37. Achalasia
    38. Carcinoma of the Esophagus
    39. Esophageal Perforation
    40. Caustic Ingestion
    41. Gastroesophageal Reflux
    42. Gastric Ulcer
    43. Duodenal Ulcer
    44. Obesity
    45. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    46. Bleeding Esophageal Varices
    47. Jaundice
    48. Obstructive Jaundice: Interventional Options
    49. Cholelithiasis (Gallstones)
    50. Common Bile Duct Stones
    51. Liver Tumor
    52. Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    53. Hepatic Abscess
    54. Acute Pancreatitis
    55. Chronic Pancreatitis
    56. Pancreatic Pseudocyst
    57. Periampullary Carcinoma
    58. Small Bowel Obstruction
    59. Acute Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
    60. Short Bowel Syndrome
    61. Enterocutaneous Fistula
    62. Gastrointestinal Lymphoma
    63. Crohn's Disease of the Small Bowel
    64. Acute Right Lower Quadrant Pain
    65. Large Bowel Obstruction
    66. Diverticulitis
    67. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    68. Ulcerative Colitis
    69. Carcinoma of the Colon
    70. Carcinoma of the Rectum or Anus
    71. Anorectal Abscess/ Fistula
    72. Hemorrhoids
    73. Pilonidal Disease
    74. Anal Fissure
    75. Hernia
    76. Cancer of Unknown Primary

    BREAST & SOFT TISSUE

    77. Nipple Discharge
    78. Gynecomastia
    79. Dominant Breast Mass
    80. Occult Breast Lesion
    81. Early Breast Carcinoma
    82. Advanced Breast Cancer
    83. Recurrent Breast Carcinoma
    84. Retroperitoneal Mass
    85. Melanoma
    86. Extremity Soft Tissue Tumor

    ENDOCRINE

    87. Thyrotoxicosis
    88. Thyroid Nodule
    89. Thyroid Carcinoma
    90. Hypercalcemia and Hyperparathyroidism
    91. Insulinoma
    92. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
    93. Pheochromocytoma
    94. Cushing's Syndrome
    95. Hyperaldosterinoma
    96. Adrenal Incidentaloma

    VASCULAR

    97. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    98. Intermittent Claudication
    99. Peripheral Arterial Embolism
    100. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    101. Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease
    102. Renovascular Hypertension
    103. Varicose Veins
    104. Deep Vein Thrombosis
    105. Venous Stasis Ulcer
    106. Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

    PEDIATRICS

    107. Tracheoesophageal Fistula
    108. Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
    109. Neonatal Bowel Obstruction
    110. Hirschsprung's Disease
    111. Imperforate Anus
    112. Surgical Jaundice in Infancy
    113. Abdominal Tumors in Childhood
    114. Inguinal and Scrotal Conditions in Children
    115. Surgical Conditions of the Chest

    TRANSPLANTATION

    116. Kidney Transplantation
    117. Pancreas Transplantation
    118. Liver Transplantation
    119. Lung Transplantation
    120. Heart Transplantation
    121. Organ Donation

    UROLOGY

    122. Ureteral and Renal Calculi
    123. Renal Mass
    124. Bladder Tumor
    125. Prostatism
    126. Staging and Management of Prostrate Cancer
    127. Scrotal Mass
    128. Testis Tumor
    129. Ureteral Injury
    130. Urinary Diversion

    GYNECOLOGY

    131. Vaginal Bleeding in Reproductive Years
    132. Postmenopausal Vaginal Bleeding
    133. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    134. Endometriosis
    135. Carcinoma of the Cervix
    136. Endometrial Carcinoma
    137. Adnexal Mass
    138. Ovarian Mass
    139. Prepubertal Vaginal Bleeding

    TRAUMA

    140. Airway Management
    141. Penetrating Neck Injury
    142. Blunt Neck Injury
    143. Chest Injury
    144. Thoracic Aortic Injury
    145. Blunt Abdominal Trauma
    146. Penetrating Abdominal Injury
    147. Abdominal Vascular Injury
    148. Pancreatic-Duodenal Injury
    149. Penetrating Injury of the Colon
    150. Liver and Spleen Injury
    151. Damage Control Laparotomy/Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
    152. Traumatic Hematuria
    153. Pelvic Fracture
    154. Closed Head Injury
    155. Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injury
    156. Maxillary Fractures
    157. Mandibular Fractures
    158. Hand and Wrist Fracture
    159. Flexor Tendon Injuries of the Hand
    160. Mangled Extremity
    161. Popliteal Injury
    162. Burns

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